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OPEN CALL : Column Shifting – Stability and Cultural Equity Residency

Column Shifting is a research and public programming initiative at Flux Factory that will provide funded housing for 2 selected participants. We’re looking for research-based cultural producers, activists, journalists, social justice organizers, academics, etc. to continue ongoing work or propose a new project that works with the relationship between financial sustainability and cultural equity in small art spaces in NYC.


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Shaping Time . Space

Jung In Jung is a current Flux artist who has been working with contemporary dancers to create interactive audiovisual dance work. With “Shaping Time . Space” Jung presents a series of short dances in collaboration with dancers, musicians and visual artists.


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WEDNESDAY 10TH
Best Value Lemonade Stand
Christina Freeman
NY 7 – 9pm
New York City
Subverting the long tradition of the “Lemonade Stand” and its connection to youth entrepreneurship and promotion of capitalist values, the artist proposes a lemonade stand where they trade lemonade for interviews about value.
Christina Freeman is an […]


Flux-a-Thon lead organizers, Carina Kaufman, Oriana Leckert and Caroline Partamian.

Flux-a-Thon in the Village Voice

Thanks to everybody who helped Flux Factory raise over $7500. Smiling Hogshead Ranch has already invited us back, so you’ll see us next spring. Til then, check out 60 photos in the Village Voice, as well as evidence Lady Gaga accidentally showed up and donated, and think up what you’d like to bring to the parade next year.


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Artificial Retirement Open Call

Artificial Retirement invites artists, researchers, and educators motivated by failure, imperfection, and destructive progression to create artworks, workshops, and performances. We are looking for creative practitioners who find beauty in encountered errors.


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Vote for the Windmill Community Garden’s chance to win a $20,000 grant!

Please vote for the Windmill Community Garden! Our budding community garden has been chosen as one of 3 finalists in NYC to receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association to improve local parks.
Voting ends April 30th and you can vote everyday!

>> VOTE HERE <<


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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.


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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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Applications open for Flux’s Managing Director

After 3 years of working at Flux Factory, our wonderful Residency Director Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez is moving on to new and exciting adventures.  Though we’re saddened to lose such an important community leader, we’re looking forward to expanding the role into a full time job — for the first time ever, Flux will have two full time […]


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Apply to be a Fluxer!

Flux Factory is a non-profit arts organization, artist collective, and international residency program that hosts over 30 cultural producers from around the world each year.


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Spotlightness

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


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Support Flux Factory and Join in the “Flux-A-Thon”

We’ll head from Flux to Smiling Hogshead Ranch, where a panel will award teams prizes for best costume, best use of garbage, most funds raised, best performance, and more!


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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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Fung Wah Biennial

Coming March 5th – April 1st, 2016


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FRIENDSHIP

January 22-26, 2015

Opening Reception:
January 23rd, 7 pm


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SexEd

Sundays in January 2016, 5-7 pm
1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31


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Debt+ Open Call

All submissions due Tuesday March 1st, 11:59 pm


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January 9th-14th, 2016
Open Hours: 12 – 6 pm (Mon – Sun)

Opening Reception:
Saturday January 9th, 6 pm


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Help Flux Replace our Broken Front Window!

 
UPDATE 2/19/2016: We are happy to announce that we’ve currently raised $1100 to repair our broken window, although we are still seeking donations for upgrades.  An immense thank you to our supporters!  Meanwhile, the vandal has been arrested and we are happy to feel more safe and secure moving forward.
Flux Factory needs your help to replace […]


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Fung Wah Biennial Open Call

All submissions due January 1st, 2016


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Test Patterns

December 5th -18th, 2015

Closing Reception:
December 18th, 6-10 pm

Gallery Open Hours:
December 9th-11th & 16th-18th
12-5 pm


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Pivot

November 20-27, 2015
Opening Reception: Friday November 20th, 6-9pm. Artist presentations at 7pm.


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A letter from Flux’s Director on 2016

Future site of the Windmill Community Garden, right across the street from Flux, where we’ll host public programs next year.
Flux is a slice of old-school NYC.  Like the 1960s’ “Flux Houses” in downtown Manhattan, our multidisciplinary family is prolific, socially engaged and scrappy.  Our nearly 50 artists-in-residence of 2015 produced just as many public events this year […]


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Flux Factory’s Perpetual Pinata Parlour

September 2016, 7 Flux artists will be collaborating on an immersive interactive game for the Art Prospect Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia.  Participating artists included past and present Fluxers: Nat Roe, Jason Eppink, Lena Hawkins, Kathryn Sclavi, Alex Nathanson, Walker Tufts, and Will Owen.  A huge thank you to CEC Arts Link and the Trust for […]


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The Yellow Snake Is Waiting

Opening Reception Friday August 21st 6-9pm
On View August 21st- August 27th


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Abreaction Open Call

Abreaction is the extraction of memory stored within a muscle, resurfaced through kinetics and physical movement, of which the individual was previously unaware. Curator Caroline Partamian continues her muscle memory series with a food related exhibition. Projects submitted will explore memories associated with specific types of food and the aesthetics of behavior through the senses […]


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Hotel Wars Open Call

Seeking highly collaborative multidisciplinary artists and designers, social practice artists, visual artists, and performers to band together in the pursuit of fame and glory in the first Long Island City Hotel Wars.


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June Flux Thursday

Thursday June 11th
Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.


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New Art by NEWCOMERS Reception

May 27th, 4-6 PM
Reception at Flux Factory for the students, their families, and the local community


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STROBE NETWORK

STROBE Network is a temporary broadcast network that will air via a digital streaming platform, featuring artworks that make use of broadcast as an artistic medium.


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The Menu for Mars Kitchen

Opening Reception May 29th at Pierogi Gallery
On view May 29th- June 20th
Open hours Thursday-Sunday, 12-6 pm or by appointment.


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HANDS UP

Opening Reception Friday May 15th
On view May 15-17


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Open Call: 2015 Exhibition Season

We’re announcing details and deadlines for our suite of major thematic group exhibitions in 2015. Send us your proposal and collaborate with us!


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Flux’s 9th Annual Benefit Auction 2015

The Art Auction is always a fabulous time, with an open bar, light fare, DJs, sideshows, and of course the art — over 75 works from Flux artists-in-residence and community.


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Exquisite Contraption: Quit While You’re Ahead Party

Friday January 23rd at 8pm


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Together We Are Stronger: Greater Brooklyn Zine Release and Workshops

Friday January 16th 5:30pm-midnight, Saturday January 17th 11am-7pm and Sunday January 18th noon-5pm


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January Flux Thursday

Thursday January 8th: Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9:30 pm.


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2015 Not-So-Silent Auction Open Call

We are excited to announce an OPEN CALL for our annual benefit! Flux Factory’s Not-So-Silent Auction has become one of the best art parties of the year, and we’re looking forward to making this one even more thrilling than the last. Tell us what you’re interested in doing!


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Center for the Holographic Arts Presents: Parallax:Perspectives

Friday December 19th, 7pm-11pm


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December Flux Thursday

Thursday December 11: Dinner at 8:30 pm. Presentations begin at 9:30 pm.