Flux Artist-In-Residence 2018 Open Call

We are currently looking for cultural producers of all kinds to join the Flux community for 3, 6, 9 or 12 month residencies starting in the winter 2017 / 2018 and Spring 2018.

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.

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.


We have decided to cancel the Art Stroll due to low registration. Everyone decided to go the beach! Which we understand and support. We will see you again soon.

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.

Trivial Pursuits : Six Course Pie Party

We invite you to an interactive, performative dinner party during which we’ll enjoy six extravagant courses of pies.

Major Exhibition Open Call : Tongue Tide

Inspired by the location in Queens, NY, Tongue Tide invites creative practitioners, artists, performers, researchers, and educators to submit proposals for new artworks, workshops, and performances with the subject matter of language.

Major Exhibition : We Have Always Lived in the Future

An exhibition and series of artist-led discussions called, Silicon Flux, centering marginalized groups who are ignored or erased from Silicon Valley’s visions of future technologies. We seek to engage the ways that ableism, white supremacy, misogyny, colonialism and other modes of discrimination operate within the supposed impartiality of this industry, culture, and lifestyle.

Major Exhibition Open Call : Humorgous Smorgasbord

Flux Factory invites you to submit to a humongous art exhibition Humorgous Smorgasbord : the artist as humorist.

Art + Feminism Wikipedia Editathon

The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is a collaborative campaign to help improve coverage of women and the arts on Wikipedia.

SAVE THE DATE : Flux-a-Thon June 10th

Part walk-a-thon, part parade, part mobile art project competition, and part dinner dance party.

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

Flux-a-Thon 2017

A Flux Factory production, our 2nd annual Flux-a-Thon is part parade, part dinner/dance party, part participatory art showdown, part walkathon, but 100% Fluxy.

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.

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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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 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.

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.

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!


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.

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.

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 […]

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.


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

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!

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 […]

Fung Wah Biennial

Coming March 5th – April 1st, 2016


January 22-26, 2015

Opening Reception:
January 23rd, 7 pm


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

Debt+ Open Call

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


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

Opening Reception:
Saturday January 9th, 6 pm

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 […]

Fung Wah Biennial Open Call

All submissions due January 1st, 2016

Test Patterns

December 5th -18th, 2015

Closing Reception:
December 18th, 6-10 pm

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


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

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 […]

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 […]

The Yellow Snake Is Waiting

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

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 […]

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.