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Against Competition : ABC No Rio in Exile at Flux Factory

ABC No Rio and Flux Factory are proud to join together on the collaborative arts project Against Competition/Towards Mutual Aid. The project seeks to create a dialogue around an alternative to the traditional, competitive atmosphere of art production and exhibition.


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Open Call : We Have Always Lived in the Future

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.


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Only the Hurt Can Heal, or, What’s Been on My Heart: a ritual meditation by Joshua Moton

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.


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Flux Thursday : Artists-In-Resistance

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.


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Introduction to Transparency Tools

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.


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Flux Factory’s Tenth Annual Auction

Make 2017 Fluxy by joining our biggest event of the year


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Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics at Triangle Arts

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.


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Flux Greeting Cards Line Inc. – Screen Printing Workshop

Flux resident Sarah Dahlinger will lead screen printing demos and show participants how to print their very own selection of Flux greeting cards.


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Declare Queens as a Hate Free Zone

December 2nd, 5:30
Diversity Plaza, 74th street and 37th road, Jackson Heights


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12 : Cassette Release Party for Ivaylo Gueorgiev & Eric Pitra

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.


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Screening and conversation with Chiang Kai-chun

A series of experimental films by artist Chiang Kai-chun


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A Precipice, Abandon, A Dotted Line

A labyrinthine video installation, inviting the viewer to experience darkness as a space for embracing the uncertain.


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CryptoParty at Flux Factory

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.


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Flux Thursday : The Turn of the Q & The Red Spread

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.


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Flux Thursday: Column Shifting

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.


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Flux Thursday : Artificial Retirement

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.


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Blind Ambition with Virginia Mallon and Anne Murray

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.


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IN HONOR OF IMPERFECTION: Cultivating mindfulness through creative practice

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.


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Artists’ Books Workshop

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.


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Artificial Retirement

Artificial Retirement specifically addresses the question, What is failure in this technologically aided era? The show presents artworks and performances by artists working with ideas of ‘Failure, Imperfection, and Destruction.’


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FLUX THURSDAY : 3459

This month, Flux Thursday is part of the group show 3459, which connects artists in both London and New York City via livestream, two cities 3459 miles apart. Come for connections made via high and low technology.


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Thinking Like a Machine

Participants will create a robot from scratch. These robots will act together to become an amalgamated body to performance during the opening reception. The reception and exhibition will feature the robots made during the workshop.


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Introduction to Solar Power

This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs.


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Flux Thursday : Interdependence Day BYOBBQ Potluck

Our July Flux Thursday potluck will be a play on the American Independence Day BBQ.

A reverse July 4th party, we will celebrate collaboration, cooperation, cross-pollination, relation & alliance building, and the recognition of the impossibility of autonomy. Bring your own grillables for our vegetarian grill or a side dish to share. Dancing shoes are suggested.


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Sweet Creek

Sarah Greenbaum presents a three part series of paintings and drawings about waste and the pollution in and around the Newtown Creek Waste Water Treatment center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and how human activity has been the dominant influence on the environment.


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The Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour

A play created in collaboration with the Aesthetic of Waste and several Flux artists. The installation transforms Flux’s white box gallery into a colorful, unpredictable, and disposable theater-labyrinth.


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One night show of works by Chloé Devanne Langlais

French artist Chloé Devanne Langlais, who has been working with Flux as an intern over the past two months, will present her most recent works for one day in our gallery.


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Domestication en Flux

All workshops will happen on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm upstairs in our communal kitchen, and there is no cost to attend.

June 1 • Grow Mushrooms
June 8 • Make Yogurt
June 22 • Brew Beer
June 29 • Cooking Insects


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Frame Ajar

May 13th-15th, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, May 13th, 7 pm
On View: May 14th-15th, 3-6 pm


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Flux-A-Thon Afterparty! Join Us for a Garden Party & BBQ at Smiling Hogshead Ranch!

Come to Smiling Hogshead Ranch at 5 pm on May 7th and cheer the Flux-a-thon to the finish line!


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DO YOU! arose from a mutual desire to create a space for experimentation––a space for queer, trans, & gender non-conforming folx of color to workshop their ideas, feel out their feelings, and meet new collaborators.


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April Flux Thursday

Our monthly potluck and art salon!


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Luminous Flux

Luminous Flux by Kathryn Sclavi is an interactive fabric fort installation and watercolor painting series dedicated to the phases of love, metaphorically interpreted by light emitted by the sun and absorbed by the moon.


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March Flux Thursday

Thursday March 10th
Dinner at 7:30 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!


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Breakfast Club

Saturday, February 20th
11 am – 1 pm
This iteration of Breakfast Club will center around a conversation on production and the actions that lead to the making of things; things being art, exhibitions, events, etc.


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RUBBER FOR YOUR PLEASURE

Saturday, February 13th
8 pm til everything’s popped

The Big Crazy Specius Balloonus Animalus Long Island City Parade Battle Royale Float Happeninging Thinging Thingy with Balloons


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February Flux Thursday

Thursday February 11th
Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!


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Spotlightness

Spotlightness is a pop-up group show organized by Sébastien Maloberti at Flux Factory.


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Once Upon a Line

One Day Pop-Up Reception:
Sunday, February 28th,  4-8 pm (with music by DJ Vinyl Richie)

Wieteke Heldens is pleased to invite you to Once Upon a Line, her third solo-show. She will share her paintings and drawings made during her current residency at Flux Factory. Together, the paintings form a never-ending story or an endless poem with their titles […]


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FRIENDSHIP

January 22-26, 2015

Opening Reception:
January 23rd, 7 pm


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