Over twenty collectives, combines, artists, innovators, and adventures joined in a battle of epic proportions this weekend in the middle of Jamaica Bay. Flux Factory assembled a team of current and former residents, administrators, board members, and extended community members in an effort to build a seaworthy boat vessel to compete in the Second Annual Battle for Mau Mau Island, organized by Swimming Cities.
Born in Evergreen Park, IL in 1984, Anthony Janas. Retired Magician. Boat Captain. Sound Artist with a focus on advanced modular synthesizer techniques and digitally processed field recordings. Member of multimedia group known as Urbe and seminal noise/performance group Panicsville. Contributing artist for the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. Anthony Janas has presented work throughout the United States, Mexico and Western Europe. Anthony Janas work has ranged from sound installations on sailboats to playful performances such as juggling cheeseburgers. Anthony Janas’s work attempts to merge the institutional and pastoral moments of human existence.