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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Declare Queens as a Hate Free Zone

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


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.


Screening and conversation with Chiang Kai-chun

A series of experimental films by artist Chiang Kai-chun


OPEN CALL : The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth

The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth will be an interactive sculptural installation taking over Flux Factory’s gallery February-March 2017.


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.


Halloween Costume Fluxtravaganza

Make your own Halloween Costume, with help from a Flux Artist-in-Residence, buy an artist-made-mask or order a custom costume!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.’


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Debt Positive

For three weeks in June, Debt Positive invites you to bring interest to bear on indebtedness that is shared openly and not exclusively. Debt might be the fundamental basis of human relations, but today it is also tricky business. Individuals shun it, but organizations welcome it as a means to grow. Debt seems to drive the economy yet appears abstracted to absurdity.


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


Frame Ajar

May 13th-15th, 2016

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


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!


do you: open source

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.


April Flux Thursday

Our monthly potluck and art salon!


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.


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!


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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