Food and conversation about AI and VR with artists Stephanie Dinkins, Nettrice Gaskins, and LaJuné McMillian.
Bronx native Richard (DJ Vinyl Richie) Nathaniel got his taste for music at a young age listening to records in the house and around the parties in his neighborhood. When he is not controlling a crowd he is creating and curating sound projects.
Wieteke Heldens is based in The Hague and New York. She makes obsessive drawings and paintings, including her “grams” series, in which she outlines the creases left in empty brown paper bags. She is currently in her second residency at Flux Factory.
Chiang Kai-chun is a photographer and experimental film maker who combines anime and painting in his work. Based between Taiwan and France the artist explores the relationship between identity and travel.
Macon Reed works in sculpture, installation, video, radio documentary, and participatory projects to explore notions of belonging, the limits of optimism, and play as ritual transcendence from frameworks of evolving queer and feminist discourses.
Firoz Mahmud (b. Khulna) was based in Tokyo and now in New York. He was at the Rijksakademie Van Beeldende Kunsten, did MFA from Tama Art University, PhD on Fine Arts from the University of the Arts in Tokyo, Japan. He works on installation, photography, painting and mixed media.
The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth will be an interactive sculptural installation taking over Flux Factory’s gallery February-March 2017.
lives and works in Graz/ Austria. She studied psychology and linguistics. Since 1986 free lancing artist and curator: installations, performances, art in the public, electronic and social space. Works with video, conceptual photography and sound.
Janus Høm (b. 1985), studied at The Royal Danish Art Academy, Akademie für Bildende Künste Wien, and Universität der Künste Berlin.
Wook Seo is a craft based artist working in New York and Seoul. His sculptural objects deconstruct general perceptions of familiar objects by re-constructing meanings and undermining archetypes.
Amela Parcic is an interdisciplinary artist who uses video installations, paintings,collages, and photography to explore memory and the sense of dislocation that urbanization has on individuals.
Born and raised in Beijing, Yi Zhou is an artist and independent designer. She takes inspiration from social issues through observation and categorization, transferring those insights and analysis into playful artistic manifestations.
Tingwei Li is a Chinese born artist based in Berlin, having recently worked in Shanghai. She arranges information associated with objects of all kinds and engages in inter-disciplinary based research.
Jung In Jung is an audiovisual artist who has been collaborating with contemporary dancers, and considers how to present audiovisual composition with interactivity and physical movement. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Music Technology at University of Huddersfield in Manchester.
Joelle Fleurantin is an artist and researcher in a committed relationship with her computer. Her work explores this often functional, sometimes dysfunctional union. Joelle received a Master’s from the Interactive Telecommunications Program at New York University and and studied art history and film at Yale University and Brooklyn College respectively.
Emireth Herrera is a visual arts researcher and curator. She works as a professor at Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila. In order to foster academic research she has organized expositions and international artistic events that involve sustainability and site-specific actions.
In his artistic creations, Niki Passath searches for answers to the mystery of life, people, their emotions, social behavior, their behavior compared to machines and to the surrounding nature.
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.
Bastian Hoffmann is a German artist who creates sculptures, installations and videos. He is interested in conceptual analysis of common objects and everyday situations. Issues such as the cosmos, natural phenomena and the familiar, the traditional object are guided by him ad absurdum.
Olesya Shchukina is a Russian animation filmmaker and illustrator based in France. She mixes drama and comedy and uses animation as a medium to bring her ideas to life.
Bárbara Vergara is an artist from Santiago, Chile, currently living in México City. Beginning from what occurs in the everyday, specifically in public streets, she focuses on the ways that public space is practiced and inhabited, as a process of revealing the political, social and economic structures present.
Danielle Freakley is an Australian born artist based in Perth/Melbourne. Her performances change daily social communication and relationships, exposing historical and lurking private projections and subtexts.
The most common themes in the work of Cait Davis are nature, dichotomy and questions about existence. Cait explores these themes through varying techniques, including live-action cinema, animation, sculpture and printmaking, setting her subjects in a range of landscapes, from the darkly ominous to the candy colored.
Ro Garrido is an artist from Queens, New York, born in Lima, Peru. Ro’s work grapples with themes of memory, intimacy and loss, as related to migration, history, and trauma, in an attempt to build intimate, emotional linkages as a point of entry into personal and political forms of engagement.
yatta zoker is a sierra-leonean american digipoet & performer who remixes shamanic sounds with her jazz vocals to create music to lie down in.
Hadi Nasiri is an Iranian multidisciplinary artist / designer and activist. Much of his work deals with topics that question today’s political, social, cultural and human rights.
Rony Efrat is a translator, linguist, language teacher and the artistic director of a platform of artistic collaboration. She has lived and studied in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Venice and Paris, and teaches and learns Hebrew, English, French, Italian, and German.
Tali and Marin’s work is performative, most often existing as video in the shape of documentation of a private performance. These performances broadly explore intimacy and identity, as well as examines how queer bodies and identities exist in a society that polices and asserts what is socially acceptable.
From community-focused performative installations to weirdo pop blazed events, Tommy Nguyen hopes for people to find their kink and enjoy that weirdness.
Louise Hobson is an independent creative practitioner, working across the roles of curator, producer and artist. Louise’s curatorial practice draws on architectural influences, using a cross-disciplinary approach to create propositions for new patterns of exchange.
Elisabeth Wieser is a German artist who creates site-specific sculptures and architectural interventions, complemented by drawings, collages and film.
Sarah Greenbaum’s work ranges from traditional drawing and paintings to abstract watercolors and collage. Currently she is illustrating a DIY comic book about how to build a ukulele.
TOK is curatorial collective based in St Petersburg and founded by Anna Bitkina and Maria Veits in 2010 as a platform for conducting interdisciplinary projects in the fields of contemporary art and design and social sciences.
Fatima Rodrigo’s work features modern tropical and geometric images, filled with nostalgia from Latin American pop culture of the past.
Eleanor Scholz is a visual artist based out of Salt Lake City, Utah and the SF Bay Area. Her current work focuses on pyrography (wood burning), pattern building, the obsessive mark, and sacred artworks.
Molly Haslund incorporates musical compositions and sculptural objects into interdisciplinary performances, often in close interaction with the audience, architecture and urban space. Her work explores how ideas, identities and social hierarchies are intimately connected and negotiated through bodily gestures, rituals and arrangements of our physical surroundings.
Kara Jefts is a curator, art historian, and artist. Her work centers around themes of ero guro nansensu (erotic grotesque nonsense) and the activity of an artist group associated under the name Mavo (active 1923-1926).
Maya Quattropani is a visual artist & art teacher based in Turin, Italy, working with performance, analog photography, video, sound and textual/narrative installations. Her work is an archive-in-progress of daily rituals developed in participatory actions/games/workshops/excursions involving people to cooperate in the construction of a new (artistic) community.
Dylan Neely is a composer and improviser whose work includes electroacoustic violin performance, opera, sound installation, and various multimedia collaborations.
Bonella Holloway explores the structures of everyday life, focusing on its humour and musicality through video, writing, sound and performance. Rhythms of transport, meals, speech, emotional patterns, sexuality, editing processes of cinema, and experimental music become tropes, used and deformed to construct her own visual universe.