This Flux Thursday is in connection with a Flux Factory 2017 Major Exhibition, Tongue Tide.
One view from July 6 – July 30.
Inspired by Flux Factory’s location in Queens, NY — the most language-dense area in the world– Tongue Tide explores the multitude of ways in which artists engage with language, addressing both its tide-like ebb and flow as well as its limitations.is curated by Flux Artist-in-Residence Christina Freeman and Curator-in-Residence Emireth Herrera Valdes.
a solo exhibition by Razan AlSalah رزان الصلاح
The Aesthetic of Waste Collective will occupy the Flux Factory gallery, and transform it into a burnt-out Midtown lobby, where participants will assemble an abomination of performance.
The Windmill Community Garden is a brand new green space for Long Island City built by Greenthumb and maintained by the community with co-founders the Dutch Kills Civic Association, Growing Up Green Charter School and Flux Factory.
Flux Factory is pleased to present LIMO CULT, a collaborative installation including a luxurious 70 foot limousine, immersive sculptural and video installations with performances,The Culinary Equalizer, and interactive sacrificial deep frying at The Main Concessions. Produced by Springboard Collective, this is a one day event not to miss!
Are you on a Flux-a-Thon team? Do you want to be?
If you want to join a team, or just come by and hang out to help teams build their floats for the Flux-a-Thon, join us in the Flux Gallery any time after 6pm on Thursday June 8th for Flux-a-Thon float-making-madness..
Thursday, June 8th, 6pm.
Dinner at 7pm. Bring some food or drink to share.
An Invocation at a Moment of Cataclysm, an installation of painting, projection and print by Flux Artist in Residence Jonathan Sims, is a confrontation with past and future human rituals that follow a period of uncertainty and upheaval.
DJ Vinyl Richie and the Flux Formula
Upstander workshops are designed to equip those facing hate and violence with de-escalation skills and basic self-defense techniques.
Ro Garrido is a multidisciplinary artist from Queens, New York born in Lima, Peru. You can see more of their work at rogarrido.com
Flux Factory’s Cultural Equity & Organizational Sustainability Fellow, Oksana Mironova will organize a series of events at Flux Factory to gain a better understanding of the relationship between financial stability and cultural equity in non-commercial art spaces.
Herbs: April 11th, 7-9 pm at Silent Barn
Aromatherapy: May 9th, 7-9 pm at Flux Factory
Boudoir: May 27th, 7-9 pm at Flux Factory
NYC are small islands of people exiled by their homeland into a dirty, loud, free, and uninhibited simulacrum of their homeland. Artist-in-Residence Gezi Cao is throwing questions at the foreigners who chose this foreign land.
Join us for the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative’s screening of Kelly Anderson’s 2012 documentary, “My Brooklyn.”
Join us for this month’s Flux Thursday for a Mother’s Day card making party and opportunity to welcome the Spring, with artists Ashley Yang-Thompson and Eleni Zaharopoulos.
Tutti Frutti is a solo exhibition of works by multidisciplinary artist, composer, and curator Will Owen.
The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth is an interactive sculptural installation taking over Flux Factory’s gallery. Sculpture, video, sound and performance will inhabit a serpentine maze of track-mounted rolling walls, a kaleidoscopic reimagining of rolling library stacks.
Wieteke Heldens is pleased to present Bringing the Content Back. It’s her fourth solo-exhibition with the Flux Factory. In this exhibition she will show her Content drawings in the gallery, but also at the places where they are from. She is bringing the content back.
6:00 – 7:00 Site-Specific Projection @ Dutch Kill Greens created by current Flux Artist, Razan AlSalah
7:00 – 8:00 Feminist Cocktail Party @ Flux Factory
8:30 – 10:30 PARADISO: a subversive party, curated by Cosmic artist J Triangular
ABC No Rio and Flux Factory are proud to collaborate on the process-based exhibition, Against Competition/Towards Mutual Aid. Seeking an alternative to the competitive atmosphere of art production and exhibition.
Flux Factory and ABC No Rio present the panel “Artist as Ally.” Please join us for a potluck and discussion, as four artists will share how they engage the arts in ways that address social issues.
This exhibition examines the presence of marginalized groups within the global Silicon Valley and its prevailing visions of future technologies. We are looking for works that address these representations——or lack thereof——in areas including but not limited to: accessibility, virtual reality, surveillance, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
Bangladeshi born artist, Firoz Mahmud, will present his new film/video ‘Blurred Reading’, photographs, blood painting, mixed media works and drawing on paper.
An installation and performance based in the language of rootwork, Santería, conjure and vodun. It layers sound, sculpture, cuisine, scent and action to create a transcendent space to of Afro-Atlantic refutation, overcoming, healing, togetherness, and understanding.
Bring something delicious to share this Flux Thursday as we gather activists and movement organizers to discuss how folx in the wider Flux community can support the call for social justice and human rights at the dawn of this political era.
An interactive workshop were we will explore simple conversational tools that can be used in groups of coworkers, flatmates, friend circles, congregations and community groups.
Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics reflects on artist residency programs, what communities they serve, and the responsibilities each has to one another in a moment of marked cultural upheaval.
Flux resident Sarah Dahlinger will lead screen printing demos and show participants how to print their very own selection of Flux greeting cards.
December 2nd, 5:30
Diversity Plaza, 74th street and 37th road, Jackson Heights
Opening Reception / Cassette Release Party for Ivaylo Gueorgiev & Eric Pitra’s audio work 12, and celebrating it’s addition to the Flux Factory doorbell created by artist, John Roach.
A series of experimental films by artist Chiang Kai-chun
A labyrinthine video installation, inviting the viewer to experience darkness as a space for embracing the uncertain.
Flux Factory will be hosting the first CryptoParty in Queens this month, featuring a series of informative discussions on privacy, surveillance and some hands-on training with digital privacy and encryption technology.
Make your own Halloween Costume, with help from a Flux Artist-in-Residence, buy an artist-made-mask or order a custom costume!
Please join us at Flux Factory for our October Flux Thursday Pot Luck dinner! The Red Spread refers to a 13 course all red tasting menu that will be a part of the evening.
Please join us at Flux Factory for our November Flux Thursday Potluck dinner!
The evening is focused on the issues relating to Flux’s upcoming project Column Shifting, which explores the relationship between financial stability and cultural equity in small art spaces in NYC.
Please bring food and drink to share! Please join us on September 8th for our monthly community potluck and art salon: an informal time to catch up with old friends, eat something delicious prepared by our artist-chefs, and learn more about projects by Fluxers old and new.
A roundtable discussion with contemporary and emerging artists: Virginia Mallon, Anne Murray, Seren Morey, Katarina Rasic, and Joshua Dylan Rubin on the crucial needs of artists that arise from adversity along with the intentional cultivation of a blind eye.
In Japanese Zen Buddhism, the term wabi sabi represents the practice of finding beauty in life’s inherent imperfections. Guided by this philosophy, the workshop will present an array of creative tools for integrating mindfulness and meditation into one’s artistic practice, and greater scope of life.
A short history of the artists’ book, participants will have an opportunity to create their own book works. Bringing your own materials is encouraged, but not required.