Fluxers in the World #1

JULY

Ivan Argote has a one-week solo exhibition at NURTUREart in Brooklyn (910 Grand Street). The opening reception is Friday July 8th from 7pm to 11pm.

Wieteke Heldens will be participating in “Dashes & Dots,” a group show organized through the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership. Curated by Flux Executive Director Christina Vassallo, this exhibition will show artworks inside of storefronts along Myrtle Avenue in Fort Greene and Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Wieteke’s work will be on display in the Bechamel storefront, located at 441 Myrtle Avenue, from June 17 – July 8, 2011.

Alex Young’s solo exhibition ‘Worldshaving’ at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center – Buffalo, NY, is on view until July 8, 2011.

Recent Flux Factory resident Hannah Heilmann has an exhibition called Hannah Heilmann & Fausto Falchi at Viafarini in Milan, Italy.  The opening is Tuesday 12 July, at 18.30 (6.30pm), and the artists are showing work from their residency at ‘Memories and Encounters.’

Fluxers Angela Washko and Alex Young are participating in Chain Letter an exhibition taking place world-wide at a number of galleries.  Their works will be at Samsøn Gallery in Boston (450 Harrison Avenue/29 Thayer Street-Boston, MA 02118). The opening reception is the evening of Saturday July 16th.

Alison Ward is doing a large scale street performance in Manchester, England on July 30th.

AUGUST

Why Participate?, an exhibition curated by Angela Washko opens at Flux Factory on Friday August 5th at 6:30 pm and goes late.  Flux Factory resident Jason Eppink and Flux Factory’s Residency Director Douglas Paulson are among the 11 exhibiting artists.

Cheap Paradise of Familiar Tasks and Places, a two-person exhibition featuring Yana Dimitrova and Angela Washko opens at Flux Factory on Friday August 19th from 6:30 pm – 10 pm.

Alex Young’s Space Was the Place at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts – North Adams, is on display from August 25 – September 25.  The opening reception is at 6 – 9 pm on Thursday, August 25.

ONGOING

Residency Director Douglas Paulson and board member Chen Tamir are featured in a social practice panel in conjunction with the exhibition Double Take Triple Give at Moby Bat Yam (also curated by Tamir). http://vimeo.com/23902948

Alison Ward and Shane Heinemeier are participating in a residency exchange starting mid-June and ending in August at the Islington Mill in Manchester UK.  In exchange Flux Factory welcomes Tom Watson from the Mill.

Jean Barberis and Georgia Muenster are organizing a series of excursions for Sea Worthy, this summer’s nautical and boat-building show! Read more about it here: http://www.fluxfactory.org/projects/sea-worthy/

Flux resident Gretta Louw just received a grant for a 3-month artist residency at Warnayaka Arts Centre in Lajamanu (an outback desert Aboriginal town in central Australia) for next year!

Fluxers Alison Ward and Shane Heinemeier are currently doing research for their Habitable Spaces Project they are launching in Texas.  They have also been invited to participate in the 2014 Rural England Biennial.