Major Exhibition: Self Storage

Self Storage NYC is a site-specific exhibition-event taking place in select self storage facilities in Long Island City and Flux Factory’s gallery. The project is a major Flux Factory show occurring throughout October, organized by a team of international curators.


DREAMS REALLY DO COME TRUE: Exhibition by Miss Expanding Universe

Miss Expanding Universe will be remembered as one of the most prolific, groundbreaking, heartbreaking, hilarious, surprising, and versatile artists of all time


Home Brew Workshop

Join us for introduction to the fermentation process that produces . . . mmm… Beer. Will Fluxer Gill Lopez.


Smörgåsbord // Flux Thursday: Humorgous Smorgasbord

Join us on Thursday, September 14th for an old-fashioned Smörgåsbord potluck and artist presentations, with donations from Zabar’s, TomCat Bakery, and Lagunitas Brewing Company. 


Flux Major Exhibition: Humorgous Smorgasbord

Flux Factory is pleased to present Humorgous Smorgasbord, a group exhibition of artworks that utilize incongruity through live performance, video,sculpture and writing. Most of you probably won’t make it out to see the show. You’ll likely have other plans during the Friday night opening and performances on September 8th. Or let’s guess, can’t make it to an old-fashioned smörgåsbord dinner with artist presentations on Thursday, September 14th. So, what’s funny?


Space and Light Workshop – drawing Space of Invisible Elements

A workshop with artist Eunhyea Choi. Participants will work to make a formative poem with elements such as plexiglass, paper, colored pencil and light.


thetOOth&therOOt present Armageddon

Through painting, collage, drawing and textiles, thetOOth&therOOt muse on the slip towards Armageddon and present a vision of Paradise.


Tongue Tide Education: Schools of Hope

To RSVP please email moitra.masoom@gmail.com or phone 631-612-7283


Delicate Failure: Open Studio hours with Chen An An and friends

Artists An-An Chen, Lulu Meng and Tzu-An Wu will be collectively working on an ongoing installation, that includes video and sculpture in the Flux gallery space. Come meet them to talk about their work and see their process.


Major Exhibition Open Call: Self Storage

In one of Flux Factory’s Major Exhibitions, Self Storage will help venueless spaces ‘legally occupy’ storage units in our neighborhood.


Flux Thursday: Art Basel Thrift Store (and Gallery) Strictly Business Martini Auction

Please join the artists of Going Once, Going Twice for a once in a lifetime experience as they auction off 7 signature martinis in celebration of the Grand Opening of Art Basel Thrift Store (and Gallery). 


ART BASEL THRIFT STORE (AND GALLERY)

This new business will truly be an ultra-thrift store and gallery, offering shoppers 1500 square feet of high-quality, make-an-offer retail and art. People are already buzzing that this might be the only thrift store and gallery of its kind.


Cinema Flux: Tongue Tide

Wednesday, July 26 at 8PM – 11PM
A decolonization of the imaginary and the forms of representation


Video Jam at Knockdown Center

Video Jam, a U.K. based experimental film/music collective comes to Knockdown Center! This event pairs musicians with film-makers to explore the dynamic between live sound and moving image, responding to the musical, cultural and artistic influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat.


Tongue Tide: Full Schedule

Martha Wilson impersonating Donald Trump (Composite image above by KathyGrove.)
Tongue Tide
–A month-long exhibition exploring the multitude of ways in which artists engage with language, addressing both its tide-like ebb and flow as well as its limitations.
 Calendario Completo (español)
July 6th, 6-9PM- Opening Reception
Featuring The Blue Bus Project, and performances by Irene Chan, JeviJoe Vitug, and Martha […]


Flux Thursday: Tongue Tide

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.


Flux Major Exhibition: Tongue Tide

IFlux Factory is pleased to announce its next 2017 Major Exhibition, Tongue Tide. 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.


I am also We: the consciousness of decolonization أنا أيضا هن: وصية بتفكيك الاستعمار

a solo exhibition by Razan AlSalah رزان الصلاح


Waste Machine

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.


Windmill Community Garden Block Party

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.


LIMO CULT

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!


Flux-a-Thon Flux Thursday

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 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.


WFLX : FLUX FACTORY RADIO

DJ Vinyl Richie and the Flux Formula


UpStander Training and Basic Self Defense

Upstander workshops are designed to equip those facing hate and violence with de-escalation skills and basic self-defense techniques.


It Becomes Me : a solo exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Ro Garrido.

Ro Garrido is a multidisciplinary artist from Queens, New York born in Lima, Peru. You can see more of their work at rogarrido.com


Column Shifting: Cultural Equity & Organizational Sustainability Fellowship

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.


Sanctuaries: 3 Mental Wellness Workshops for Queer and Trans* People of Color

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


Flux Thursday : Silicon Flux

Food and conversation about AI and VR with artists Stephanie Dinkins, Nettrice Gaskins, and LaJuné McMillian.


Inter/Exist: two years in Jackson Heights

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.


Film Screening, “My Brooklyn” with the Real Estate Investment Cooperative

Join us for the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative’s screening of Kelly Anderson’s 2012 documentary, “My Brooklyn.”


Flux Thursday : Mother’s Day card making workshop

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 : Exhibition by Will Owen

Tutti Frutti is a solo exhibition of works by multidisciplinary artist, composer, and curator Will Owen.


Major Exhibition : The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth

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.


Bringing the Content Back : Solo show by Wieteke Heldens

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.


Quality Programming : for Against Competition / Towards Mutual Aid

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


Against Competition / Towards Mutual Aid: ABC No Rio in Exile at Flux Factory

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 Thursday : Artist as Ally

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.


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.


Firoz Mahmud : ‘Gust of hot spice and mystique fable’

Bangladeshi born artist, Firoz Mahmud, will present his new film/video ‘Blurred Reading’, photographs, blood painting, mixed media works and drawing on paper.


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