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Flux in Residence at ARoS Public

August 1st – September 30th, 2018

Over 30 Flux Factory artists from around the world will be Flux-in-Residence at ARoS Public in Aarhus, Denmark for all of August and September. Join us or follow our adventure online!

pasaré:la pasarela me lleva pa’lla – O V A H

September 16, 6pm

ray’s walkshop aims to create an adjacent speculative space where bodies activate the site through their engagement with the space while disrupting the normative gaze by moving between spectator and actor.

Perambulator

September 15th, 11:30 am

The Perambulator walk invites stroller users to walk together en masse around the Long Island City neighborhood, collectively surveying its challenges.

The Invisible Wind 8

September 15th, 7:30 – September 16th, 1am

The Invisible Wind 8 is an ongoing series of suburban night walks. Strap on your hiking boots, bring water, snacks toshare, warm clothes, stamina, and an open heart.

Mark For Redaction

October 11 – November 11 // Opening Reception, Oct 12, 6pm
Open Hours: Thursday – Sunday, 1 pm – 6pm or by appointment

Contemporary art from self-identified Kweer (queer) people with ties to the al-‘ālam al-‘arabī (S.W. Asia and N. Africa (SWANA)) and the diaspora.

Closing Reception & a Device to Say Goodbye

Saturday, September 29th
6pm – 9pm S.T.E.P Closing Party // 9pm A Device to Say Goodbye

For the closing event, we will walk through the exhibition and exit Flux Factory and walk to a post box where we will mail our devices.

Gallivanting! A walking tour of Little Manila, NYC

Saturday, September 22 / Gallivant begins 2 – 4pm
Event is FREE

Gallivanting! A walking tour of Little Manila, NYC. Please wear comfortable clothing, shoes, bottled water and bring your MetroCard.

Of Statues and Markers

Saturday September 8, 5:00pm

Of Statues and Markers walkshop begins 5pm then departs 7:30 pm. Of Statues and Markers also includes a night vision infrared camera hacking walkshop! Cameras will then be used on the walk.

Dutch Kills Dérive

Septmeber 8 from 9:30AM – 12:30PM

Water is life… Until we shit in it… Join us for a morning dérive that begins inside Flux Factory’s plumbing and ends at Newton Creek center of hydro-geologic power.

Dream Yards

Friday, September 14th, 7:30pm

Dream Yards is a playful outdoor walking performance to specific locations around Long Island City; where the audience might find themselves in (old medieval) York!

Flux Thursday, S.T.E.P…

September 13th  7 – 10 pm

Please join us for our monthly community potluck! We invite you to meet walking artists, and ask: Who sets the pace of the world, what is the power of dreams and other questions.

Flux Factory Annual Auction: December 4, 2018

Tuesday, December 4, 7-10pm
Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Avenue in Long Island City

Come join us at our 12th annual art auction! We are honored to once again partner with the beautiful Plaxall / LICA Gallery.

Saunter Trek Escort Parade (S.T.E.P….)

September 6 – 30th

Curated by Christina Freeman, Emireth Herrera & moira williams, S.T.E.P…. seeks to be an overlapping convergence & entanglement of walking, walk-based works & programming, mobilizing throughout New York.

ALBI AY! AY!

Join us on Friday 24​th​ of August ​for a night of performances and dancing!
Doors open at 7:30, performances start at 8pm

“Albi Ay! Ay!” is a party! (I mean immersive participatory multimedia installation)

Butter on the Jam Knife & Cherry’s First Solo: Works by Ryan Clayton and Wallis Cheung

August 16th – 19th – Reception, August 18th, 7pm – 9pm

Flux Artists Ryan Clayton and Wallis Cheung present their most recent bodies of work in the Flux Gallery.

WORKSHOP: If all we had was a mug we could make the whole world – An Introduction to 3D modeling.

August 11th, 2pm – 5pm

This Introductory 3D Modeling workshop is for individuals with little or no experience using 3D modeling software

PASSAGES: Readings and Screenings

Apologies, this event had to be cancelled. Please join us for next week’s Major Exhibition opening for S.T.E.P!

A series of readings and screenings, curated y Deloris O and Amia Yokoyama

WORKSHOP: Visual Storytelling

July 28th and 29th
Noon – 6pm
A free 2 day workshop focussing on the language of cinema. Participants will develop their directorial and cinematographer skills, and learn to see in new ways.

WORKSHOP: Music Production For Everyone with PlayPlay

July 25th
7pm – 9pm

PlayPlay will teach attendees how to make rhythms using just a laptop and a free web-based music making program, Soundtrap.

Flux Thursday: July 2018

Flux Thursday, July 12
7pm – 10pm

Fluxers Catalina Jordan Alvarez and Wallis Cheung have invited artists Samuel Lang Budin and Colin Klockner to speak to us about their work.

Pintados: Portraits of Immigrants as Ancestors, by Jevijoe Vitug

July 5th – 9th
Opening, July 5th, 5pm 

This exhibition presents a new body of work by Philippine-born, New York based artist Jevijoe Vitug.

Going Sour: Flux Thursday, August

Thursday, August 9 at 7pm – Presentations at 8pm

Join us for a round table conversation and open mic addressing the metaphor of sour. We will talk about our friends and lovers whose relationships have gone sour or how to avoid them going sour.

The New Non: New narratives in Non-Representational Art and Abstraction

June 29 – July 1 // Opening Reception: June 29, 7-10pm

Artists defining the contemporary paradigm of abstraction, using non-representational art to engage with complex concepts, themes, or narratives.

Artist-in-Residence Open Call – Deadline Extended!!!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: OCTOBER 15TH, 11:59 PM

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 of 2018 and Spring of 2019.

One Spa on a Time produced by Springboard Collective

June 22, 12:00 pm – June 24, 11:59 pm, 2018

Flux Factory is pleased to present an immersive 60-hour spa resort produced by Springboard Collective. Visit One Spa on a Time, and live happily ever after.

Air Rights: a series of artist-made flags

Flag flying from July 5 – August 16th
In connection with Pintados: Portraits of Immigrants as Ancestors, Solo Exhibition by Jevijoe Vitug

This flag embodies solidarity with immigrants and the working class.

Wilder LIC: Artist Talks & Closing Reception

June 17th, 6pm-8pm
This is the closing ceremony of the Wilder LIC Exhibition!
Food served by Flux Iron Chefs!

Presentations by Moira Williams, Ethan Crenson, Nat Roe and Katya Khan.

“ ”(quote, unquote) with Wieteke Heldens

June 13th – 17th

Wieteke Heldens will use the gallery of Flux Factory to do work on her current project : “ ” (quote, unquote). Visitors are invited to put graffiti on the gallery walls.

Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone (solo and duo sets)

May 27th, Doors: 4 pm – This event is free!
at the Windmill Community Garden, 39-22 29th St, Long Island City

As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory hosts music by Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone

Wilder LIC Group Exhibition Opening Reception

Join us Saturday, May 5th for a celebration of untamed New York with Wilder LIC, the very first group exhibition at the Windmill Community Garden. This outdoor exhibition features thirteen artists whose work seeks to make visible the wildness that…

Mark for Redaction – Open Call

Deadline//تاريخ: July 31st

Open call for Kweer, queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or gender non-conforming people who have ties to al-‘ālam al-‘arabī also known as South West Asia and North Africa (SWANA)

WFLX: Flux Factory Radio

Ongoing – click here for radio link

WFLX is an ongoing Flux Factory project, organized by DJ Vinyl Richie with love. WFLX broadcasts interviews with artists, play lists by Fluxers, and hype for Flux projects from our humble home in Long Island City

Weedy Nomad: A Walking Tour of LIC’s Forgotten Landscapes

Weedy Nomad: A Walking Tour of LIC’s Forgotten Landscapes May 27, 2 – 3pm Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition Tour commences at the Windmill Community Garden, 39-22 29th Street in Long Island City Join artists Thomas Choinacky and…

Weedy Nomad: A Performative Field Study

May 26, 2 – 3pm
Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition, May 5 – June 6

Tour Commences at the Windmill Community Garden, 39-22 29th Street, Long Island City

Jazz at Flux

Sunday, March 25
7pm – 9:30pm

The music will be performed within the exhibition “avoid romanticizing the landscape” by illesha Khandelwal

KOOKERVILLE: Solo exhibition by Lexy Ho-Tai

Saturday, April 14, 1pm-10pm* // Opening reception 7pm – 10pm.
Sunday, April 15, 1pm-6pm

Creator, Lexy Ho-Tai, invites you to experience and create Kookerville. Tap into your inner child! Workshops throughout the weekend.

April Flux Thursday: Roots

Thursday April 12th
Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8 pm

The event is free, but please do bring something to share! The presenters will be looking back at their roots, while we eat root vegetables.

Flux on the Floor

Friday May 25th
9pm-1am

Flux Factory will host a long-overdue dance party benefitting their upcoming group residency at ARoS Public (Denmark).

Resilience: A Sonic Tribute to the Queer History of Club Music

THURSDAY, MAY 24th – SUNDAY, MAY 27th 
A soundscape project exploring the queer history of electronic club music.

Opening, 7pm, May 24th // Dance Party, 9pm May 25th // Open Studio, 2pm – 8pm, May 26th // Artist Talk, 2pm May 27th

Richard Garet and Andrea Haenggi performances

June 3, Doors: 4 pm
At the Windmill Community Garden, 39-22 29th St, Long Island City

++ food provided throughout by Flux Iron Chefs!
Only 15 may participate in Andrea’s piece, RSVP is a must

Impulse: Solo Exhibition by Amir Badawi

June 1st – 5th
Opening: Friday, June 1st, 7-10 pm // Gallery Hours: 12-4 pm

Does anything in the universe have meaning?  Maybe!  Either way there will be beer.  

The Art of DJ’ing w PlayPlay and Vinyl Richie

April 11th: 7pm – 9pm 

In this introduction to DJ’ing, Jess Dilday (PlayPlay) & Richie Nathanial (Vinyl Richie) will go over various techniques DJs use both to create a seamless musical journey and to provide a fresh performance.

June Flux Thursday: “ ”(quote, unquote) with Wieteke Heldens

Welcome to this month’s Flux Thursday
June 14th – Potluck dinner at 7pm

Followed by Artist presentations from: Jonathan Sims, Tracy May Fuad, Rich Ann and Wieteke Heldens

Undecidable Night Club at Flux Factory

Saturday, August 4
Open Doors 7;30pm – Show Starts At 8pm

A millennium sleek- liquid invitation for a night of performance, music, and dancing.

Beauty Beer Spa

Saturday, April 7th, 4-7pm – FREE

Join Flux Factory for a brew day & beauty spa event. Gil Lopez will teach you the art of beer brewing, while Cayla Lockwood treats us to boozy beauty treatments and aromatherapy.

Roundtable: Diversity work | notes on body politics & space invaders

Roundtable: Diversity work | notes on body politics & space invaders
March 25 | 2-4 pm

“Diversity work” is a round table discussion that responds to current
perspectives in feminist art.

avoid romanticizing the landscape

opening reception: friday, march 23rd , 7-9pm
open gallery: saturday & sunday, 24th – 25th march noon-6pm

You will be pulled into a murky remembrance; some dusty flashback of a lover long gone, or a lingering dream of your bare feet sunk in sand.

Introduction to programming for people who don’t necessarily like computers

March 20th, 7:00pm

This workshop will introduce participants to fundamentals of programming as well as provide resources for further study.

Otherworldly™: Solo exhibition by Cayla Lockwood

April 6th and 7th
Grand Opening Reception: Friday, April 6th, 7-9pm 

At Otherworldly™, we believe you can transcend space and time through our unique and luxurious product line.

An Obscure Silhouette: Solo Exhibition by Po-Yen Wang

Opening reception: Friday, May 18, 7pm – 10pm
Gallery Open Hours: May 19 – 20, noon – 4 pm or by appointment

An Obscure Silhouette brings together work exploring the multi-layered identity within a person, incorporating video, installation and sculpture.

Open Engagement turn up with Party Noire, Xhoir and DJ Latham

May 13, 2018 // 7:00  –  Midnight
Free with OE Pass // General Admission begins at 9pm and is $5

As a closing event for the Social Justice conference Open Engagement (OE), Party Noire will carry’s us into the future with vibes galore.

Wilder LIC: Good Vibrations Acoustic Cartography Tours

All tours occur Saturday, May 12
Tours: 1pm, 2:30 & 4pm

Using his custom Mobile Listening Kits, Wilder LIC artist Johann Diedrick will be leading three Acoustic Cartography Tours. RSVP is a must!

May Flux Thursday: Eat the Weeds

May 10th, 7pm Dinner // 8pm Artist Talks

Please join us for Eat the Weeds, a very special edition of Flux Thursdays, hosted in conjunction with Wilder LIC, a group exhibition in the Windmill Garden.

Wilder LIC Group Exhibition

May 10, 7p – Flux Thursday potluck and artist talks
May 12, 1p-5p – “Good Vibrations Acoustic Cartography Tour”
May 26 & 27 – “Weedy Nomad” tours
May 27, 4p-7p – Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone
June 3, 4p-7p – Richard Garet and Andrea Haenggi

Anything! | Group exhibition by Flux Factory

April 21st-28th 11am – 5pm
Opening: April 20 6pm – 10pm

The annual group show at Flux Factory presents sculptural installations, photography, text and video by current and former fluxers.

Kickstarter Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon 2018

March 4th, 11am – 5:30pm
Kickstarter – 58 Kent Street, Brooklyn

An all-day updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism.

FLUX-A-THON 2018

Visit www.Flux-a-Thon.com for full information and tickets!
Join us for our annual Madcap Art Parade and Dance Party.

4pm: Parade leaves Flux Factory 29-31 29th street, Long Island City
5pm: After party at the Plaxall Gallery 5-25 46th Ave, Long Island City

Flux City 6: Flux Thursday

Thursday, March 8 – 7:30pm 
Please bring food or drink to share.
 
Join the curators of Flux City 6 (Seth Timothy Larson and Abigail Entsminger) for a potluck meal.

Pop Gym Pop Up: Free Self-Defense Workshop

Come by this FREE Pop Up workshop to learn some introductory skills that will keep you feeling safe.

Mardi Gras Co-op Mixer

Interested in cooperative urban living? This is a meet-up for you

Flux Thursday: Meatloaf Party

Please bring your favorite loaf / meatloaf-adjacent dish / classic side / perfect beverage pairing / any dessert and your hungry self / and your hungry friends

The Art of DJ’ing 101 w/ DJ PlayPlay (Jess Dilday)

In this introduction to DJ’ing, PlayPlay will go over various techniques DJs use to create a seamless musical journey and to keep the dance floor going.

Thursday Program

(All day)   Experimental Barter Deli

11:00am – 2:00pm   What We Need is Beautiful and Free

1:00pm – 3:00pm   Sketching Our Dream Space

3:00pm – 5:00pm   Disinheriting Capitalism

5:00pm – 7:00pm   Transparency Tools Primer

7:00pm – 10:00pm   ACE EVENING: A Sexual Series – screening, performance & 

City #4

10AM – 7AM Art Trash City by Francine K Affourtit

7PM – 9PM The Sanitization Jonathan Sims

10PM – 12PM The Company Soundsystem performance

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Poet Ariel Yelen will provide readings, conversation, and generative writing prompts for ekphrastic writing amid Kyung-jin Kim’s solo exhibition, Nothing Personal.

City #3

10AM – 8PM City with a Diamond Heart by Hui-Ying Tsai

8PM – 10PM Experimental performances and music curated by Patricio Jijón

City #2

10AM -9PM The Central Nervous City by Cait Davis

9PM-12AM The Destruction of Civilization by Larissa Hayden

City #1

10AM – 9PM FORT CITY, by Cayla Lockwood and Sarah Dahlinger

9PM-12AM Immigrant Ball by Katya Grokhovsky

Flux City 6

City 2- Saturday, March 3rd: 10 AM -12 AM
CITY 3- Saturday, March 10th: 10 AM – 10PM
CITY 4 –  Saturday, March 17th: 10AM – 12AM

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DEADLINE: Exhibition Open Call – S.T.E.P

… (S.T.E.P…. ) embraces the many ways and bodies we walk while asking how walking as a creative act can open conversations about visibility, perception, time, labor, economics, exploration, mapping, colonialism, migration, the environment, health and the connections between all of these.

Flux Thursday –  (Re) mnants

Thursday, January 11th
doors open 7pm, dinner 7:30pm

OPENING – Nothing Personal

Opening reception
February 1st 7pm – 10pm

Gallery Open Hours
Friday, February 2nd, Noon – 6pm
Saturday and Sunday, February 3rd – 4th, noon – 4pm
Monday, February 4th, Noon – 6pm

OPENING: Possession

Doors 7PM
Performance 7:30PM

Possession – – Solo Exhibition by Jack Hogan

Opening reception: Saturday, January 20, Doors 7PM // Performance 7:30PM

Gallery hours: Sunday, January 21st – Tuesday, January 23rd, Noon–6PM

Possession” is about the everyday sadism and masochism, the barely perceptible codes and aggressions, that turn boys into adolescents for life.

(Re) mnants: Family Matters

January 14th, Sunday
Gallery hours 12pm -3pm
Artist talk moderated by Atlanta based curator Martina Dodd & closing party 6pm

OPENING: (Re) mnants

January 12th Friday
Opening & Film Screening
7pm – 9pm

(Re) mnants – Solo exhibition by Muse Dodd

Schedule of Events
January 11th, Flux Thursday, 7pm – 10pm
January 12th Opening & Film Screening, 7pm – 9pm
January 13th, Gallery hours 1pm-6pm
January 14th, Gallery hours 12pm -3pm
6pm – Artist talk moderated by Atlanta based curator Martina Dodd & closing party

Open Call for new works: Wilder LIC at Windmill Community Garden

Wilder LIC is a May 2018 multimedia group exhibition produced by Flux Factory taking place at the Windmill Community Garden.  This open call, with a February 11 deadline, invites proposals for artworks which address some or all of the exhibition’s themes investigating how multimedia art can promote local community building and urban agriculture.

Utopia School

Utopia School is an ongoing project that shares information about both failed and successful utopian projects and work towards new ones.
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Nothing Personal – Solo Exhibition by Kyung-jin Kim 

Opening reception
February 1st, 7pm – 10pm

Gallery Open Hours
February 2nd, Noon – 6pm
February 3rd – 4th, noon – 4pm
February 5th, Noon – 6pm

‘Nothing Personal’ is an interactive installation where the voice and position matters. In this built environment, every component influences its surroundings.

Kickstarter Art + Feminism Edit-a-thon 2018

Flux is happy to once again partner with other arts organizations and Kickstarter for an all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism.

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 Summer or Fall 2018

Air Rights: a series of artist-made flags

Air Rights: a series of artist-made flags curated by artist and Fluxer, Christina Freeman.
The first flag is Revised U.S. Flag #4 (Francisco Franklin), designed by Francisco Franklin, in collaboration with artist Maya Grace Misra, combines elements from the United States flag and the flag of his home country, Panamá.

The Art of DJ’ing 101 w/ DJ PlayPlay (Jess Dilday)

In this introduction to DJ’ing, PlayPlay will go over various techniques DJs use to create a seamless musical journey and to keep the dance floor going.

Mardi Gras Co-op Mixer

Interested in cooperative urban living? This is a meet-up for you

Pop Gym Pop Up: Free Self-Defense Workshop

Come by this FREE Pop Up workshop to learn some introductory skills that will keep you feeling safe.

Flux Thursday: Meatloaf Party

Please bring your favorite loaf / meatloaf-adjacent dish / classic side / perfect beverage pairing / any dessert and your hungry self / and your hungry friends

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

Poet Ariel Yelen will provide readings, conversation, and generative writing prompts for ekphrastic writing amid Flux artist-in-residence Kyung-jin Kim‘s solo exhibition, Nothing Personal. 

Nothing Personal 

‘Nothing Personal’ is an interactive installation where the voice and position matters. In this built environment, every component influences its surroundings.

Utopia School

Utopia School is hosting a 5 day pop-up school from January 25th – 29th focused on the practical aspects of opening a new community space in New York City and/or the northeast USA.

Open Call: Saunter Trek Escort Parade… (S.T.E.P…. )

S.T.E.P… welcomes proposals that approach walking from all perspectives and people: walking as protest, to take up space, to be visible, walking as choreography, walking as marching band, as Hip Hop, as Carnival, intervention, parade, pilgrimage, funerary, liberation, labor, humor.

Possession

“Possession”, an exhibition and performance by Jack Hogan, is about the everyday sadism and masochism, the barely perceptible codes and aggressions, that turn boys into adolescents for life.

(Re) mnants – Solo exhibition by Muse Dodd

(Re) mnants is an interactive digital media installation, chronicling visual artist and filmmaker Monique Muse Dodd’s journey into her ancestral and spiritual heritage.

Flux Thursday – (Re) mnants: (Re) inscribing Memory

This Flux Thursday will be hosted by Monique Muse Dodd, in connection with her exhibition  (Re) mnants.

Play this motif 840 times in succession

Stephen McLeod is working on an ambitious project to play Erik Satie’s composition, “Vexations” on 840 different pianos.  It will probably take him many years to complete.  In the meantime he is making (silly) experiments using the Vexations score as a starting point — considering the problems of instruction art and the limitations of language in conveying any sort of truth.

Forgiveness: Resisting Racism by the B3W Performance Group

B3W Performance Group presents a performance and conversation of seeds for the second installment of the Forgiveness Project “Forgiveness: Resisting Racism.”

Flux Thursday: Karaoke Choir

Sing or listen as you feel comfortable, but certainly eat as this is a yummy potluck, as usual for flux thursday. Please bring something to share and enjoy an evening of song.  

Feminist Self Publishing Zine Workshop for women, non-binary and trans identified artists

Participants will not only learn concrete ways of producing their own material, but also discover the importance of their voices and stories.

Urban Mushroom Cultivation and Bioremediation Workshop

Learn about mushrooms and their amazing range of medicinal, nutritional, and pollution remediation benefits with mycologist Daniel Reyes and soil scientist Nance Klehm.

7 Common : A Case Studios Project

Beginning the project with an exploration of taste memories, Case Studios will invite local residents to share food stories in exchange for attending meal experiences.

Only One You: Solo Exhibition by Teng Teng

Teng Teng is a New York based painting artist from China; view her miniature paintings and jewelry.

Flux Thursday: QUAC & Case Studios

*7 Train Potluck Experience and discussion with QUAC and Case Studios.

Día de Muertos: Ofrenda by/por Martha Naranjo Sandoval

For this year’s Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) Martha Naranjo Sandoval take over FluxFactory’s gallery to build and present an ofrenda, an altar to remember our deceased loved ones.

Halloween Screening of in the Windmill Community Garden

Join us and our community in the Windmill Community Garden across from Flux Factory, for a Halloween screening of “It’s a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

Flux Thursday : Self Storage and Building Stories

Flux Factory and More Art team up to present a Flux Thursday addressing housing, space and community, in tandem with our parallel exhibitions Self Storage and Building Stories.

Building Stories: More Art Exhibition

Flux Factory’s partner organization More Art presents: Building Stories, an exhibition of recent works addressing housing justice.

Self Storage

Self Storage NYC is a site-specific exhibition-event taking place in select self storage facilities in Long Island City and Flux Factory’s gallery. The project is a major Flux Factory show occurring throughout October, organized by a team of international curators.

Immense Bewildered Light: a Reading

Please join us for a reading of poetry and prose.

Home Brew Workshop

Join us for introduction to the fermentation process that produces . . . mmm… Beer. Will Fluxer Gill Lopez.

Smörgåsbord // Flux Thursday: Humorgous Smorgasbord

Join us on Thursday, September 14th for an old-fashioned Smörgåsbord potluck and artist presentations, with donations from Zabar’s, TomCat Bakery, and Lagunitas Brewing Company. 

Flux Major Exhibition: Humorgous Smorgasbord

Flux Factory is pleased to present Humorgous Smorgasbord, a group exhibition of artworks that utilize incongruity through live performance, video,sculpture and writing. Most of you probably won’t make it out to see the show. You’ll likely have other plans during the Friday night opening and performances on September 8th. Or let’s guess, can’t make it to an old-fashioned smörgåsbord dinner with artist presentations on Thursday, September 14th. So, what’s funny?

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.

thetOOth&therOOt present Armageddon

Through painting, collage, drawing and textiles, thetOOth&therOOt muse on the slip towards Armageddon and present a vision of Paradise.

Delicate Failure: Open Studio hours with Chen An An and friends

Artists An-An Chen, Lulu Meng and Tzu-An Wu will be collectively working on an ongoing installation, that includes video and sculpture in the Flux gallery space. Come meet them to talk about their work and see their process.

Flux Thursday: Art Basel Thrift Store (and Gallery) Strictly Business Martini Auction

Please join the artists of Going Once, Going Twice for a once in a lifetime experience as they auction off 7 signature martinis in celebration of the Grand Opening of Art Basel Thrift Store (and Gallery). 

ART BASEL THRIFT STORE (AND GALLERY)

This new business will truly be an ultra-thrift store and gallery, offering shoppers 1500 square feet of high-quality, make-an-offer retail and art. People are already buzzing that this might be the only thrift store and gallery of its kind.

Video Jam at Knockdown Center

Video Jam, a U.K. based experimental film/music collective comes to Knockdown Center! This event pairs musicians with film-makers to explore the dynamic between live sound and moving image, responding to the musical, cultural and artistic influences of Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Flux Thursday: Tongue Tide

This Flux Thursday is in connection with a Flux Factory 2017 Major Exhibition, Tongue Tide.

One view from July 6 – July 30.

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.is curated by Flux Artist-in-Residence Christina Freeman and Curator-in-Residence Emireth Herrera Valdes.

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.

I am also We: the consciousness of decolonization أنا أيضا هن: وصية بتفكيك الاستعمار

a solo exhibition by Razan AlSalah رزان الصلاح

Waste Machine

The Aesthetic of Waste Collective will occupy the Flux Factory gallery, and transform it into a burnt-out Midtown lobby, where participants will assemble an abomination of performance.

Windmill Community Garden Block Party

The Windmill Community Garden is a brand new green space for Long Island City built by Greenthumb and maintained by the community with co-founders the Dutch Kills Civic Association, Growing Up Green Charter School and Flux Factory.

LIMO CULT

Flux Factory is pleased to present LIMO CULT, a collaborative installation including a luxurious 70 foot limousine, immersive sculptural and video installations with performances,The Culinary Equalizer, and interactive sacrificial deep frying at The Main Concessions. Produced by Springboard Collective, this is a one day event not to miss!

Flux-a-Thon Flux Thursday

Are you on a Flux-a-Thon team? Do you want to be? If you want to join a team, or just come by and hang out to help teams build their floats for the Flux-a-Thon, join us in the Flux Gallery any time after 6pm…

An Invocation at a Moment of Cataclysm

An Invocation at a Moment of Cataclysm, an installation of painting, projection and print by Flux Artist in Residence Jonathan Sims, is a confrontation with past and future human rituals that follow a period of uncertainty and upheaval.

WFLX : FLUX FACTORY RADIO

DJ Vinyl Richie and the Flux Formula

UpStander Training and Basic Self Defense

Upstander workshops are designed to equip those facing hate and violence with de-escalation skills and basic self-defense techniques.

Sanctuaries: 3 Mental Wellness Workshops for Queer and Trans* People of Color

Herbs: April 11th, 7-9 pm at Silent Barn
Aromatherapy: May 9th, 7-9 pm at Flux Factory
Boudoir: May 27th, 7-9 pm at Flux Factory

Flux Thursday : Silicon Flux

Food and conversation about AI and VR with artists Stephanie Dinkins, Nettrice Gaskins, and LaJuné McMillian.

Inter/Exist: two years in Jackson Heights

NYC are small islands of people exiled by their homeland into a dirty, loud, free, and uninhibited simulacrum of their homeland. Artist-in-Residence Gezi Cao is throwing questions at the foreigners who chose this foreign land.

Film Screening, “My Brooklyn” with the Real Estate Investment Cooperative

Join us for the NYC Real Estate Investment Cooperative’s screening of Kelly Anderson’s 2012 documentary, “My Brooklyn.”

Flux Thursday : Mother’s Day card making workshop

Join us for this month’s Flux Thursday for a Mother’s Day card making party and opportunity to welcome the Spring, with artists Ashley Yang-Thompson and Eleni Zaharopoulos.

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.

Tutti Frutti : Exhibition by Will Owen

Tutti Frutti is a solo exhibition of works by multidisciplinary artist, composer, and curator Will Owen.

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.

Major Exhibition : The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth

The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth is an interactive sculptural installation taking over Flux Factory’s gallery. Sculpture, video, sound and performance will inhabit a serpentine maze of track-mounted rolling walls, a kaleidoscopic reimagining of rolling library stacks.

Bringing the Content Back : Solo show by Wieteke Heldens

Wieteke Heldens is pleased to present Bringing the Content Back. It’s her fourth solo-exhibition with the Flux Factory. In this exhibition she will show her Content drawings in the gallery, but also at the places where they are from. She is bringing the content back.

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 Thursday : Artist as Ally

Flux Factory and ABC No Rio present the panel “Artist as Ally.” Please join us for a potluck and discussion, as four artists will share how they engage the arts in ways that address social issues.

Open Call : We Have Always Lived in the Future

This exhibition examines the presence of marginalized groups within the global Silicon Valley and its prevailing visions of future technologies. We are looking for works that address these representations——or lack thereof——in areas including but not limited to: accessibility, virtual reality, surveillance, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.

Flux Thursday : Exposure

Please join us at Flux Factory for our January Flux Thursday Potluck dinner with presentations by Filipina artist and activist collective GABRIELA with paintings by JeviJoe Vitug.

Firoz Mahmud : ‘Gust of hot spice and mystique fable’

Bangladeshi born artist, Firoz Mahmud, will present his new film/video ‘Blurred Reading’, photographs, blood painting, mixed media works and drawing on paper.

Cosmic Unity : Occult Art and Music in Latin America

Cosmic Unity includes works by 22 artist-healers from Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Brazil and US in the search for a new spirituality.

Only the Hurt Can Heal, or, What’s Been on My Heart: a ritual meditation by Joshua Moton

An installation and performance based in the language of rootwork, Santería, conjure and vodun. It layers sound, sculpture, cuisine, scent and action to create a transcendent space to of Afro-Atlantic refutation, overcoming, healing, togetherness, and understanding.

Flux Thursday : Artists-In-Resistance

Bring something delicious to share this Flux Thursday as we gather activists and movement organizers to discuss how folx in the wider Flux community can support the call for social justice and human rights at the dawn of this political era.

Introduction to Transparency Tools

An interactive workshop were we will explore simple conversational tools that can be used in groups of coworkers, flatmates, friend circles, congregations and community groups.

Flux Factory’s Tenth Annual Auction

Make 2017 Fluxy by joining our biggest event of the year

Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics at Triangle Arts

Rethinking Residencies: Publics and Counterpublics reflects on artist residency programs, what communities they serve, and the responsibilities each has to one another in a moment of marked cultural upheaval.

Flux Greeting Cards Line Inc. – Screen Printing Workshop

Flux resident Sarah Dahlinger will lead screen printing demos and show participants how to print their very own selection of Flux greeting cards.

Same not same : video and sound installation by Eva Ursprung

During her stay at Flux Factory, Eva Ursprung is collecting similarities between Graz and the areas surrounding Flux Factory in Queens. In her video- and sound environment, she will highlight the similar/different faces of post- and co-industrial lifeworlds in Graz and Queens.

Declare Queens as a Hate Free Zone

December 2nd, 5:30
Diversity Plaza, 74th street and 37th road, Jackson Heights

12 : Cassette Release Party for Ivaylo Gueorgiev & Eric Pitra

Opening Reception / Cassette Release Party for Ivaylo Gueorgiev & Eric Pitra’s audio work 12, and celebrating it’s addition to the Flux Factory doorbell created by artist, John Roach.

Screening and conversation with Chiang Kai-chun

A series of experimental films by artist Chiang Kai-chun

OPEN CALL : The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth

The Endless and Mobile Beautiful Collapsible Labyrinth will be an interactive sculptural installation taking over Flux Factory’s gallery February-March 2017.

A Precipice, Abandon, A Dotted Line

A labyrinthine video installation, inviting the viewer to experience darkness as a space for embracing the uncertain.

CryptoParty at Flux Factory

Flux Factory will be hosting the first CryptoParty in Queens this month, featuring a series of informative discussions on privacy, surveillance and some hands-on training with digital privacy and encryption technology.

Halloween Costume Fluxtravaganza

Make your own Halloween Costume, with help from a Flux Artist-in-Residence, buy an artist-made-mask or order a custom costume!

Flux Thursday : The Turn of the Q & The Red Spread

Please join us at Flux Factory for our October Flux Thursday Pot Luck dinner! The Red Spread refers to a 13 course all red tasting menu that will be a part of the evening.

Flux Thursday: Column Shifting

Please join us at Flux Factory for our November Flux Thursday Potluck dinner!

The evening is focused on the issues relating to Flux’s upcoming project Column Shifting, which explores the relationship between financial stability 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.

Flux Thursday : Artificial Retirement

Please bring food and drink to share! Please join us on September 8th for our monthly community potluck and art salon: an informal time to catch up with old friends, eat something delicious prepared by our artist-chefs, and learn more about projects by Fluxers old and new.

Blind Ambition with Virginia Mallon and Anne Murray

A roundtable discussion with contemporary and emerging artists: Virginia Mallon, Anne Murray, Seren Morey, Katarina Rasic, and Joshua Dylan Rubin on the crucial needs of artists that arise from adversity along with the intentional cultivation of a blind eye.

IN HONOR OF IMPERFECTION: Cultivating mindfulness through creative practice

In Japanese Zen Buddhism, the term wabi sabi represents the practice of finding beauty in life’s inherent imperfections. Guided by this philosophy, the workshop will present an array of creative tools for integrating mindfulness and meditation into one’s artistic practice, and greater scope of life.

Artists’ Books Workshop

A short history of the artists’ book, participants will have an opportunity to create their own book works. Bringing your own materials is encouraged, but not required.

Artificial Retirement

Artificial Retirement specifically addresses the question, What is failure in this technologically aided era? The show presents artworks and performances by artists working with ideas of ‘Failure, Imperfection, and Destruction.’

FLUX THURSDAY : 3459

This month, Flux Thursday is part of the group show 3459, which connects artists in both London and New York City via livestream, two cities 3459 miles apart. Come for connections made via high and low technology.

Thinking Like a Machine

Participants will create a robot from scratch. These robots will act together to become an amalgamated body to performance during the opening reception. The reception and exhibition will feature the robots made during the workshop.

Introduction to Solar Power

This class is designed to be a quick introduction to off grid solar power, covering basic electronic knowledge, hardware requirements, basic off grid solar circuit design, and how to determine your power needs.

Flux Thursday : Interdependence Day BYOBBQ Potluck

Our July Flux Thursday potluck will be a play on the American Independence Day BBQ.

A reverse July 4th party, we will celebrate collaboration, cooperation, cross-pollination, relation & alliance building, and the recognition of the impossibility of autonomy. Bring your own grillables for our vegetarian grill or a side dish to share. Dancing shoes are suggested.

Sweet Creek

Sarah Greenbaum presents a three part series of paintings and drawings about waste and the pollution in and around the Newtown Creek Waste Water Treatment center in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and how human activity has been the dominant influence on the environment.

The Tulsa Swinton Variety Hour

A play created in collaboration with the Aesthetic of Waste and several Flux artists. The installation transforms Flux’s white box gallery into a colorful, unpredictable, and disposable theater-labyrinth.

One night show of works by Chloé Devanne Langlais

French artist Chloé Devanne Langlais, who has been working with Flux as an intern over the past two months, will present her most recent works for one day in our gallery.

Debt Positive

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.

Domestication en Flux

All workshops will happen on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8pm upstairs in our communal kitchen, and there is no cost to attend.

June 1 • Grow Mushrooms
June 8 • Make Yogurt
June 22 • Brew Beer
June 29 • Cooking Insects

Spring 2016 Fluxers-in-Residence Group Show

  On View: Wednesday, May 18th – Sunday, May 22nd, 12-4 pm Potluck, Artist Talks & Dance Party: Saturday, May 21st, 8pm – 12 am *FREE* This exhibition celebrates the exuberance of the Flux Factory community, presenting work made by…

Frame Ajar

May 13th-15th, 2016

Opening Reception: Friday, May 13th, 7 pm
On View: May 14th-15th, 3-6 pm

Flux-A-Thon Afterparty! Join Us for a Garden Party & BBQ at Smiling Hogshead Ranch!

Come to Smiling Hogshead Ranch at 5 pm on May 7th and cheer the Flux-a-thon to the finish line!

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.

April Flux Thursday

Our monthly potluck and art salon!

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.

March Flux Thursday

Thursday March 10th
Dinner at 7:30 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!

Breakfast Club

Saturday, February 20th
11 am – 1 pm
This iteration of Breakfast Club will center around a conversation on production and the actions that lead to the making of things; things being art, exhibitions, events, etc.

RUBBER FOR YOUR PLEASURE

Saturday, February 13th
8 pm til everything’s popped

The Big Crazy Specius Balloonus Animalus Long Island City Parade Battle Royale Float Happeninging Thinging Thingy with Balloons

February Flux Thursday

Thursday February 11th
Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!

Spotlightness

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

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…

FRIENDSHIP

January 22-26, 2015

Opening Reception:
January 23rd, 7 pm

Propaganda News Machine: Constructing Multiple Realities in the Media

On View February 17th-25th

Open Hours: 12-6 pm Tuesday – Sunday

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, February 17th, 7-9 pm with a curatorial tour through the exhibition

January Flux Thursday

Thursday January 14th
Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9:15 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!

SexEd

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

TOK Kitchen Talk #2

Wednesday, January 13th
7 pm

Re-

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

Opening Reception:
Saturday January 9th, 6 pm

TOK Hosts a Conversation on Russian-American Media and Ideology

Wednesday, December 9th 7-9 pm To commence a three month residency at Flux Factory, TOK curators Maria Veits and Anna Bitkina will host a roundtable discussion in Flux Factory’s kitchen.  All are invited to see presentations, and join in on an…

Alchemical Projections

Alchemical Projections is an evening event at Flux Factory showing short experimental films. Join us in at 7 PM in the Gallery at Flux Factory  to see projections from Kyle Parsons, Elisabeth Wieser, Jason Eppink, among others. The night will foster learning, wonder— and provoke conversations on the matter…

Fung Wah Biennial Open Call

All submissions due January 1st, 2016

December Flux Thursday

Thursday December 10th
Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9:30 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something (edible) to share!

Test Patterns

December 5th -18th, 2015

Closing Reception:
December 18th, 6-10 pm

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

Pivot

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

QuAC Fall Food Justice Potluck

Wednesday, November 4th
6:30pm @ Flux Factory

November Flux Thursday

Thursday November 12th
Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something edible to share!

October Flux Thursday

Thursday October 8th

Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.
The event is free, but please do bring something edible to share!

Flux A.I.R. Show Closing Dance Party & Benefit

Friday, November 13th, 9pm
Exhibition open all afternoon
*FREE*

September Flux Thursday!

Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.

The Yellow Snake Is Waiting

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

August Flux Thursday

Thursday August 13th

Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8:30 pm.

CEMENT ALL

July 9th-12th
Opening Reception: July 9th, 6-9pm

BAZT

July 24th – July 28th

Opening Reception July 24th 6-10pm

Test Patterns Open Call

  December 2015 Test patterns are geometric charts used to calibrate video display and print quality. In television they are often accompanied by reference tones, which are audio files for testing signal transmission. Technical standards are visual, auditory, or mathematical…

If There’s Something Strange In Your Neighbourhood…

film screening and Q&A with artist Keg de Souza

Caroline Partamian

Caroline Partamian is an independent curator, artist, and chef. Her exhibitions focus on kinetic memory and somatics in relation to dance and performance.

June Flux Thursday

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

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.

✂ Chopped and Slopped Breakfast ♨

BREAKFAST CAN’T WAIT

Apocalypse Chow

For three Tuesdays in July, Flux Factory and the New York Restoration Project are organizing a series of solar cooked meals paired with performances that focus on bringing interactive and community-oriented arts outdoors.

July Flux Thursday

Thursday July 9th
Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8 pm.

May Flux Thursday

Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8 pm.

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.

Holonomic: New Holograms by Eric Leiser

Opening Reception Friday May 1st, 6 – 9 pm
On view through May 11th

More Art: Art Walks

More Art’s Art Walk is coming to Flux Factory!

April Flux Thursday

Thursday April 9th: Dinner at 7 pm. Presentations begin at 8 pm.

Counterfeiting for Cash Closing Reception

March 21 – An Evening of Fakes, and a Real Closing Reception 7– 9 pm.

Creating Your Unique Workshop for Teaching Artists (3 Part Series)

April 1st, 8th and 15th
6-8 pm

HANDS UP

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

March Flux Thursday

Thursday March 12th: Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9:30 pm.

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!

February Flux Thursday

Thursday February 12th: Dinner at 8 pm. Presentations begin at 9:30 pm.

Counterfeiting for Cash

February 27 – March 22
Open Hours: Saturdays and Sundays Noon-6PM
Monday-Friday viewable by appointment only.
Closing reception March 21st

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!

Kitchens & Capitalism

Opening Reception: December 11. Doors at 6-11 pm.

Flux Hospital

Opening Reception: November 27.
Doors at 5pm, Thanksgiving potluck 7-10pm

Deep Water Deep Water

Opening Reception: November 15.

Doors at 7pm, performance at 8:30pm

Contemporary Criticism

November 9, 2014
3 to 7 p.m.

Menu For Mars Supper Club (M4MSC)

There is nothing to eat on Mars, unless you eat rock. To augment government and private space programs, The Menu for Mars Supper Club will research and taste-test a menu for dinner tables en route to, and on, the Red Planet.

Utopia School

Open Wednesday – Sundays, 12pm-10pm throughout October

Over four weeks in October, Utopia School participants will present a public series of theoretical and practical workshops, field trips, screenings, talks and games.

The Rhythm That Laughs You

September 14 – 21, 2014

Exhibition hours: 3-6 PM, September 19 – 21 and by appointment: (347) 455-2323

September Flux Thursday

Thursday September 11: Dinner at 8pm, Presentations begin at 9:30pm

Thermospheric Station

Friday, September 5th

Doors at 7pm, Performance at 8:30pm

Reverie of Ginger City – A Dialogue between Two Cities

Using only analog photography, several rolls of film have been doubly exposed in both cities over this past month with the assistance of a collaborator in Santiago.

Opening: Wednesday, Aug 27, 7 pm
Special performance by Dylan Neely: Thursday, Aug 28, 7pm

GALLOWS HUMOR

Saturday, August 23rd, 8pm. $5 suggested donation for the filmmakers

Organized by Alex Nathanson

August Flux Thursday – August 14

Thursday August 14: potluck dinner at 8pm, presentations begin at 9:30pm

Homecoming

Grand Opening: Friday August 1, 2014
Grand Banquet: Saturday August 2, 2014.

Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program and Flux Factory Present: Ultra-red URXX Twenty-years of Militant Sound Research

Founded in 1994 by two AIDS activists, Ultra-red is an international sound art collective with twelve members based in Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, and multiple locations in the UK. For twenty years Ultra-red has used sound research within and…

MAX MSP to the MAX x Arduino

Sunday July 27th 2-4pm
Entrance Fee: $5

A Sun With Sunglasses On

All night performance: sunset, Friday July 11th through sunrise, July 12th

Exquisite Contraption 100% Success Celebration

Friday July 11, 8pm +
Exquisite Contraption continues to run flawlessly after 5 months! It has definitely never failed at all. We’ll run the machine several times an hour to celebrate its enduring success, and it will be perfect every time because it’s always perfect. Why would you expect anything different?

How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love My Bike, 2

Sunday, June 8th & Sunday, June 29th,

Two different workshops, two different rides, and one awesome storytelling event!

Pillow Book: Solo Show by Ayden L. M. Grout

Opening party, Friday, June 27th, 7 p.m

On view daily June 27-July 5, 3-6 p.m

June Flux Thursday: June 12!

Thursday June 12, 8 pm +
FREE! But please bring something delicious to share!
NOT AT FLUX — at LIC Community Garden, 49th Ave btwn Vernon Blvd and 5th St

Nightlight

Nightlight Reception: June 28, 2014, 8-10 pm

Nightlight experiments with the power of light and electronic art in transforming how we engage with public land in the city after dark.

Join us on the 28th for an interactive performance by Merche Blasco at 9:00 pm!

Flux DIY Permaculture Workshops

Workshop #1: Friday, May 9th, 7-8:30pm Nomadic Gardens: create a mobile rooftop garden!

Workshop #2: Friday, May 23, 7pm-9pm Hydroponics on the Edge: build a Hydroponic system to grow herbs and leafy greens!

May Flux Thursday

Thursday May 8, 8pm onwards

Our monthly Art Salon and Community Potluck — please join us!

You Made It: Flux Artist in Residence Show

Open Receptions: May 3 & May 16

This show is about the bodies and practices that fill Flux Factory; it is as much about proxemics as it is about personalities and artwork.

Sunrise Series, Vol. II

April 25 – 27th; Doors open at 5:00am,
Shows begin between 5:30am and 6:00am (depending on light)

April Flux Thursday: April 10

A Boisterous Toast to Collectivism

STRANGE PINK GLIMMER RISING

Sunday March 30: doors at 6:30pm, show begins at 7pm.

Featuring performances and installation by Taylor Sakarett, Dear Suzy, Michael DiPietro, Lena Hawkins, and Ben Seretan

Flux Thursday: March 13, 2014

March 13th, 8pm+ FREE!, but please bring something delicious to share. Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, organized this month by Flux Artist-in-Residence, Ayden L.M. Grout. Dinner starts at 8pm in the kitchen, and…

Flux Thursday: February 13, 2014

February 13th, 8pm+
FREE!, but please bring something delicious to share.

This month’s Flux Thursday is organized by Flux Artists-in-Residence, Chris Stiegler, Serge Stephan, Zuzia Juszkiewicz, Ben Seretan, and Jimmy Riordan. It will be an night of curated experiences including poetry, movement and experimental food pairings.

Flux Factory’s 2014 Benefit

Bring a date and bid on some art to support NYC’s hardest working art collective. We will honor Harriet Taub of Materials for the Arts, and Swoon, for the enormous impact their work has had on Flux Factory and the greater cultural sphere.

Flux Death Match: ‘Ennial Spectacle

Date + time: Saturday, December 14th, 7pm – 9pm
Location: Queens Museum, New York City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Ben Davis, Natalie Jeremijenko, and Tom Finkelpearl will duke it out over the complex role of perennial art events in a globalized society and how they influence artistic production, consumption, and the construction of contemporary art history. This fifth Flux Death Match, ‘Ennial Spectacle, is Flux Factory’s contribution to Queens Museum’s Queens International 2013.

Flux Thursday: December 12, 2013

December 12th, 8pm+
FREE!, but please bring something delicious to share.

This month’s Flux Thursday is organized by Flux Artist-in-Residence, Alex Young.

Flux Thursday: November 14th, 2013

Thursday, November 14th, 8pm+
FREE

Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and art salon! Dinner starts at 8pm, with presentations and screenings to follow at 9:30.

Cyclists: Know Your Rights & Responsibilities

Date + time: November 7th, 7:00pm
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, LIC

Transportation Alternatives and Flux Factory collaborate on Cyclists: Know Your Rights & Responsibilities, a panel discussion about staying safe while NYC figures out its bike culture. Totally free!

Islington Mill: Unguided Tour

Date + time: Wednesday, October 30th, 6pm-9pm
A portal has opened at Flux Factory, allowing beings from another world to slip through, to explore and extract all that the city has to offer. Join us for this one-night event!

2013 DIYBA Tournament

Date + time: Sunday, October 27th, noon – until we win
Location: Cooper Park, Maspeth Ave & Morgan Ave, Brooklyn
Free! All ages!

Happy Halloween 2013 DIYBA basketball tournament, featuring D.I.Y teams, including 285 Kent, Body Actualized, Death by Audio, Fitness / Red Light District, Roulette, The Silent Barn, Le Wallet, and returning champions, Flux Factory.

Flux at Arts & Labor Alternatives Fair

Date: Saturday, October 19th, 2:45pm – 3:45pm
Location: Eyebeam, 540 W 21st Street, NYC

Flux Factory is pleased to announce its participation in the Alternatives Fair at Eyebeam, organized by the Arts & Labor working group from OWS.

Galactic Drive-In

Date + Time: Thursday, October 17, 7 p.m.
Location: New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

Flux Factory presents Galactic Drive-In, as part of Empire Drive-In, a month-long series of programming within a full-scale theater made out of wrecked cars as audience seating and a 40-foot screen constructed from salvaged wood.

Flux Thursday: October 10, 2013

October 10th, 7pm+
This month’s Flux Thursday, organized by our very own Community Organizer resident Dylana Dillon, will bring together local community members, growers, and organizations to connect and engage around Food Justice initiatives in LIC. Our potluck dinner will feature food from local farmers and beer from local brewers but please bring a dish to share!

BRIDGES to BEACHES

Date: Sunday, September 1st, 22nd, and 29th
Location: TBD
RSVP: witt@sarahwitt.net by August 25th

Flux Artist-in-Residence Sarah Witt’s Bridges to Beaches is a bicycle tour that investigates the expansive portfolio and social impact of Robert Moses, the so-called “master builder” and urban planner of New York in the 20th century.

Flux Thursday: September 12th, 2013

September 12th, 8pm+
FREE!, but please bring something delicious to share

Please join us Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck dinner and art salon. This month’s Flux Thursday is an extension of the group exhibition, Untitled (As of Yet), which explores disruption to routine as a fruitful phenomena. With performances and presentations by Christopher Ulivo, Ander Mikalson and Alex Hayden, and Douglas Paulson & Christopher Robbins.

Meet Halfway Again

Date: Thursday, September 12th, noon
Location: TBD

With an atlas and a ruler, Christopher & Douglas will determine the halfway point between participants. They are beginning with a team of 5 and each participant’s location will alter the meeting point. Other adventurers may inquire about meeting them halfway, but have to specify what they can contribute to the expedition.

The Long Walks Goodbye

Date + time: September 6th, 6pm – on
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, LIC

You’ve gotten yourself into this art opening, but how are you going to get yourself out? The Long Walks Goodbye provides a framework by which to decisively exit: with someone you don’t know.

<3

<3 is a collaboration between Ed Doty, Fryd Frydendahl, and Flux Artist-in-Residence, Alex Nathanson, with additional contributions by Megumi Tomomitsu.

Traffic Disruption Village: Open Design Charrette

Date: August 3rd, 3 – 6 PM
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, NY

Traffic Disruption Village asks us to consider what we would need to survive under the conditions of a mass stalled auto disaster. In 2010, China experienced a 9 day, 100 km long traffic jam that turned the road into “a collection of rooms”: a temporary village born of disaster. Traffic Disruption Village will serve as a drill for New Yorkers to prepare for a similar potential disaster phenomenon before it occurs.

TBOOKS COLOGNE Pop Up Shop

Date: Saturday, August 24th, 2013
Time: noon – 9pm

The most famous publishing house in Cologne, Germany presents art zines and artist books. The TBOOKS COLOGNE Pop Up Shop at Flux Factory will feature new publications + new drawings by Flux Artists-in-Residence Philip Emde and (Tim).

Bangers and Thrash

Saturday, August 17, 2013

High Tea and Crunk Crumpets: 9pm
Metalleg: 10pm
Vernous DJ set: 11pm+

$5 at the door

Bangers! Crumpets! Who could ask for anything more?

Flux Thursday: July 11, 2013

Thursday, July 11th, 8pm+
FREE

Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and art salon, birthday-style! Dinner starts at 8pm, with presentations and screenings to follow at 9:30.

Make It ‘Til You Break It: Electronic Art

June 28th thru July 20th
We’ll explore the tools & techniques involved in the creation of hybrid audio and visual artworks with emphasis on tactile interaction and the experimental use (or mis-use) of common technology and re-purposed equipment.

Flux Thursday: June 13, 2013

Thursday, June 13th, 8pm+
FREE!

This month Flux Thursday turns its attention to artists and creators, from across the globe, who are working outside of their home country. Borderless, organized by Flux Artist-in-Residence Marco Castro, will take over the Flux kitchen and roof to create a multi-course and multi-sensory feast.

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Bike

First Session
Sunday May 26th, 6 – 9pm
Second Session + Bike Tour
Sunday, June 2nd, 1 – 6pm

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Bike is part of Flux Factory’s 2013 educational initiative, Make It Til You Break It, a series of hands-on workshops that teach practical skills and culminate in a group activity among participants.

Flux Factory at Noguchi Museum

Date + time: Sunday, May 19th, 11am – 6pm
Location: Noguchi Museum, 9-01 33rd Road, Long Island City

Two Flux-Artists-in-Residence will host a discussion about different artworks in the Noguchi Museum, as part of Community Day May 2013.

My Diamond Shoes are Too Tight: A Discussion of Fame

Date + time: Wednesday, May 15th, 8pm
Location: Flux Factory Gallery, 39-31 29th Street, LIC
FREE!

My Diamond Shoes are Too Tight: A Discussion of Fame is a panel discussion and presentation bringing together three artists who have a critical and unique approach to celebrity: JD Samson, Nathaniel Sullivan, and Ann Hirsch.

Flux Thursday: May 9, 2013

Date + time: April 11, 2013, 8pm+
Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! Dinner starts at 8pm, with artist presentations beginning at 9:30.

Tween Dweam Social

Date + time: Saturday, April 27th, 8pm+
YouTube Karaoke with MC Jason Eppink: 8:30pm – 10:30pm
Viva Bodyroll: 10:30pm – 11pm
DJs: 11pm – 2am
Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 at the door
#ArtsTech Unconference Attendees: 1/2 off tickets at the door ($6) + drink ticket

Join us for dance floor Twister, manicures, pizza, DJs, a ball pit, funky chaperones, a secret bar, and YouTube karaoke with costumes and green screen so that you can croon better than Beiber!

Long Walks in the Museum

Dates: April 13 & 14, 2013
Go on a walk with a stranger through an encyclopedic collection of art and artifacts in NYC. This is the third in a seasonal series of dual stranger walks in affiliation with The Walk Exchange and Flux Factory, as part of Flux’s upcoming Fall 2013 exhibition, Untitled (As of Yet).

Flux Thursday: April 11, 2013

Date: April 11, 2013, 8pm+
Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! Dinner starts at 8pm, with artist presentations beginning at 9:30.

The Wonder Cabinet

Opening reception: Saturday, March 16, 6pm – 8pm
Exhibition dates: March 17 – April 3
Hours: weekends from 12pm – 6pm or by appointment

Flux Factory is pleased to announce The Wonder Cabinet, an exhibition that brings together an eclectic group of artists to compose a narrative together and build a walk-through cabinet of curiosities filled with elements from the text.

Flux Thursday: March 14, 2013

Thursday, March 14th, 8pm+
This month’s Flux Thursday is Wonder Cabinet-centric, with a line up of presenting artists who are in the upcoming exhibition.

Playtime


Date + time: March 8th, 2013, 6:45pm
Location: EYEBEAM, 540 W 21st St. New York, NY 10011

We’ll be presenting an odd slideshow of Fluxy project outtakes, and reveal some juicy nuggets from the Fluxy emails of yesteryear.

Iron Chef Flux

Date: Saturday, February 23rd, 6 – 8 pm
Cost: free for the entertainment! $5 for a sampling of food!

Delight in the culinary talents of our Artists-in-Residence while celebrity judges Paddy Johnson, Steven Stern, Harriet Taub, David Shapiro, and Tracy Candido determine the ultimate Flux Iron Chef.

Flux Thursday: February 14, 2013

February 14th, 8pm+
Join us for romantic raffle prizes, Fluxygrams delivered by cupid, heart-shaped desserts and incredible artist presentations by Lena Hawkins & Champagne Sequins, Reid Bingham, Jason Eppink, Sean McIntyre, and Christine Laquet.

Flux Death Match: Arts Funding, Follow the $$$$

Date + time: Thursday, January 24th, 8 pm – 10 pm
Location: 29-27 41st Avenue, Long Island City

In this last Flux Death Match, we’ll wade through the murky waters of arts funding. Where should the money come from? Who should it go to? And what happens to the art when they get it? Steve Lambert, Alexis Clements, and Deborah Fisher will help us figure it out.

Flux Thursday: January 10, 2013

It’s an all Flux resident crew this month: Artists-in-Residence Maria Pecchioli, Anne Duk Hee Jordan, Marco Castro, and Stephanie Avery will talk about their recent and upcoming projects, and Alex Nathanson will perform his multimedia project with violinist Dylan Neely.

Flux Factory’s 2012 Benefit

Help us celebrate an exciting year at Flux Factory with a silent auction of over 75 works by artists from our extensive community, including Center for Tactical Magic, Ghana Think Tank, Jude Tallichet, Jason Eppink, and Shantell Martin. We will honor Martha Wilson of Franklin Furnace and Shelley Rubin of A Blade of Grass for their work in supporting artists who engage with diverse audiences and interests.

The Lens and the Leash

Date: December 2nd, 1 pm
Please join Dillon de Give and Ada Smailbegovic to discuss the results of “Long Walks in the Park”, a project that invited bird watchers and dog walkers to be paired for one-on-one strolls together in Prospect Park, without their dogs or their binoculars. The meeting will open a conversation on nature, park philosophy and diplomacy.

Long Walks in the Park

Dates: November 17-18, 2012
Location: Prospect Park

Dillon de Give’s Long Walks in the Park pairs bird-watchers and dog-walkers in the style of a Camp David politicianʼs stroll, for dialogue on park philosophy. This is the second in a seasonal series of dual stranger walks in affiliation with The Walk Exchange and Flux Factory, as part of Flux’s upcoming Fall 2013 exhibition, Untitled (As of Yet).

Hollywood Burn

Momentarily thrown off course by Frankenstorm, the fight for free culture will resume at the new time of 6pm on Sunday November 11th. We’ll screen sample-based works by Bryan Boyce, Jon Dieringer, Elisa Kreisinger & Marc Faletti, and Flux Factory Artists-in-Residence, Soda_Jerk.

Flux Thursday: November 8, 2012

This month we’ll hear from Flux Artists-in-Residence Aliya Bonar, Phuc Le, and Irene Lee, as well as Friend-of-Flux, Nathaniel Sullivan.

Civic Savvy: Know Your Local Government

Election day is just around the corner, and there’s much more at stake this year than the Presidential race. Join Lincoln Restler, Democratic District Leader from the 50th Assembly District, to learn all about local government in New York, who is responsible for what kinds of decisions, and most crucially, why it’s important to vote in your local elections.

Domestic Revolution

Domestic Revolution is an interactive workshop series focused on different areas of domestic life: food, sewing/mending, bike maintenance & repair, and power tools. Learn how to fix a flat, build that perfect knapsack, make your own protein bars, and work that drill.

Flux Thursday: October 11, 2012

It’s an all Flux resident crew this month: Curator-in-residence Sam Perry and Artists-in-Residence Angela Washko, Cecilia Enberg, Christina Helena Romirer, and David Spriggs will talk about their recent and upcoming projects.

The Loneliness of the Middle-Distance Runner

Flux Factory is pleased to present The Loneliness of the Middle-Distance Runner, a group exhibition that brings together film, photography, and performance works from Wales and New York City.

Flux Thursday: September 13, 2012

Residency Unlimited/Flux Factory Artist-in-Residence Sonya Schönberger, and participating Public Trust artists Nathaniel Katz & Valentina Curandi, Heidi Neilson, and Jo Q. Nelson will talk about their recent projects.

Public Trust Events

All Public Trust events are free and open to the public. Please note that event times and locations are subject to change.

Physical Audit by Cassandra Thornton

Time & date: Saturday, September 8th, noon – 1pm
Location: TD BANK at the corner of Broadway & 50th Street, NYC

Join us for the public performance of a physical audit—a subtle performance by a team of dancers who will touch everything in the bank with their hands—in search of dirt. This performance is part of the September 2012 Flux Factory exhibition, Public Trust.

Public Trust

Opening reception: Friday, September 7, 6 pm – 9 pm
Exhibition dates: September 7 – 29
Hours: open weekends, 12 – 6 pm or by appointment

Flux Factory is pleased to present Public Trust, a group exhibition that celebrates the crucial roles public institutions fill, as well as questions their strategies to engage visitors and stay relevant to their lives.

Staged ‘Action’ Events by Monica Rodriguez

Staged ‘Actions’ Events, by Monica Rodriguez, is a series of re-enactments of protests performed by artist groups who fought for the reform of large cultural institutions. This timeline of artists’ protests in NYC is part of the exhibition Public Trust.

The Pacifist Library by Nathaniel Katz & Valentina Curandi

Curandi and Katz’s The Pacifist Library is a nomadic library made from recycled and donated materials that will travel to public locations. In the streets, libraries, and at Flux Factory, their library will create spaces for the exchange of radical ideas. REUSE = PACIFISM.

Le Grand Slam Guignol by Matt Freedman & Jude Tallichet

Join us on September 8th for Le Grand Slam Guignol, a fun and somewhat bewildering exercise in free form theater of the absurd by Matt Freedman and Jude Tallichet, for the Flux Factory exhibition Public Trust.

Long Walks on the Beach

Dates: August 25-26, 2012
Location: Rockaway Beach

Dillon de Give’s Long Walks on the Beach provides a framework to literally enact a cliché with a stranger. This is the first in a seasonal series of dual stranger walks in affiliation with The Walk Exchange and Flux Factory, as part of Flux’s upcoming Fall 2013 exhibition, Untitled (As of Yet).

Flux Death Match: Is Small Big Enough? (Planning & Intervening in Public Space)

August 22nd, 8 pm – 10 pm
Planners, advocates, architects, and urbanists will converge on Flux Factory to argue over sustainable urban tactics, who is empowered to make the biggest impact, and how to measure change on a city-wide scale.

Livable Streets: Queens Style!

August 14th, 7 pm – 9 pm
Our August workshop will highlight some projects currently underway in Queens that are helping to increase park space, make transportation safer for pedestrians and cyclists, and empower community members to reclaim a major part of NYC: the streets.

Flux Thursday: August 9, 2012

August 9th, 8 pm – 11 pm
Performances by Human Shield, Sandix Servat, Michael DiPietro, Pedro Jiminez and Lena Hawkins, Jason Tschantre, Jacob Cohen and Uniska Wahalo Kano, and Ariel Wolf-Burlesque, with an experimental dance film by Ye Taik and the Black Sheep, and an installation by Andrea Burgay.

Newtown Creek: Past, Present, Future

Thursday, July 26, 7 – 9pm
Learn everything you ever wanted to know about Newtown Creek, but were afraid to ask! Eric Sanderson of the Mannahatta Project will share historical research he’s collected on the Superfund site and Kate Zidar, Executive Director of Newtown Creek Alliance, will present information on how community members can participate in materializing visions for its future.

Flux Thursday: July 12, 2012

Fluxer Jaime Iglehart and friends-of-Flux Eric Bowman, Mark Bolotin, and Alan Webber will present their recently completed projects and works-in-progress during our monthly potluck dinner and arts salon.

Reclaiming Vacant Land for Community Use

Wednesday, June 20, 7 – 9pm
In conjunction with Flux Factory’s June exhibition Bionic Garden, we’ll present Reclaiming Vacant Land for Community Use with Paula Z. Segal of 596 Acres. The 596 Acres project focuses on identifying vacant City-owned property and working with communities on coalition building, political action, and ultimately, influencing the City to turn over control of this property for use as gardens and open spaces.

Flux Thursday: June 14, 2012

June 14, 8pm+
Brooklyn Grange, the greenest New Yorker Erik Baard, Jean Barberis and Elizabeth Larison, and the high school student curators of Project:Curate! will talk about their recent projects.

Flux Death Match: The New Aesthetic

Julia Kaganskiy moderates this firey debate over The New Aesthetic, while Greg Borenstein, Carla Gannis, Kyle McDonald, and Molly W. Steenson duke it out. It will be an epic discussion over a fairly recent movement in visual culture.

Flux Thursday: May 10, 2012

Date: March 8th, 8pm+
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City

Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by Alison Nguyen, Elisa Harkins, Angela Washko, Anders Bojen & Kristoffer Ørum, and Randi & Katrine.

The Future of Your Neighborhood: Who Decides?

Flux Factory is pleased to present The Future of Your Neighborhood: Who Decides? The objective of this series is to inform New Yorkers about strategies for self-organizing to enact positive change in their neighborhoods and in the city as a whole.

iSpy

Flux Factory presents iSpy, a conceptual reality game show that brings together live streaming video, live audiences, and unsuspecting participants for a rollicking good time through the misuse of surveillance.

Flux Thursday: April 12, 2012

April 12th, 8pm+
Friends of Flux Stephan von Muehlen and Paula Z. Segal will discuss their recent trips to Brasil, where they documented people struggling for rights to the land on which they live. Then, Ye Taik will read an excerpt from his unfinished essay, “Ordinary – extra,” Christina Vassallo will show evidence of Flux Factory’s recent exploits in a foreign lands, and Nick Cregor will debut his ONE MAN BAND.

Postage stamp, something to write home about

Date + time: March 27th, 2012, 7 pm Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City, Queens Postage stamp, something to write home about is a performance by Nooshin Rostami.  In her work she studies the threats of habituation…

Flux Death Match: Art & OWS

Date + time: March 21, 8pm
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City

Flux Factory is pleased to present Flux Death Matches, a new initiative that takes online debates into real-space at the Flux gallery. Watch the unruly argument unfold as Paddy Johnson, Hrag Vartanian, William Powhida, and John Powers debate over the strategies artists use to engage with OWS.

Flux Thursday: March 8, 2012

Date: March 8th, 8pm+
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City

Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by Flux Artists-in-Residence Lehna Huie, and Adrian Owen, plus friends-of-Flux Juan Fernando Morales and Nick Cregor.

S.P. (Special Preview): 2011 SP Weather Reports

Date: Sunday, February 26th 2012, 4 – 6 pm
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City

SP Weather Station will host a Special Preview for the 2011 edition of the SP Weather Reports, presenting new works and works-in-progress by its most recent group of collaborating artists. Now in its fifth year, SP Weather Reports is a collated portfolio published annually by SP Weather Station.

Artist Talk: openhagen and Goodman & Gallows

Date + time: February 19, 7pm
Location: Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street, Long Island City

Please join us at Flux Factory for a potluck dinner where the collectives openhagen and Goodman & Gallows will contribute to the ongoing dialogue on collaborative practices initiated at Congress of Collectives in October 2011. The event is free and open to the public; bring something delicious to share.

Banquet for America Events

Taco Night!!!: February 3, 7-11pm
Banquet-Style Flux Thursday: February 9, 8pm
Cabaret Extravaganza: February 11, 7pm
A Bacchanalian Banquet: February 12, 6-9pm

Join us for the various events related to our fabulous group exhibition and dinner experiment, Banquet for America.

Flux Thursday: January 12, 2012

January 12th, 8pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by Flux Factory/Residency Unlimited artist Anastasios Logothetis and friends of Flux Matthew Silver, Arthur Bum, and Drew Hamilton.

Flux Hosts QCA + Kickstarter panel discussion

Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 6:30pm
Flux Factory hosts a program organized by Queens Council on the Arts and Kickstarter! Learn how to structure a project, what kind of rewards work best, and other helpful tips and valuable stats for your next fundraising campaign.

Not-So-Silent Benefit

Tuesday, December 20th, 7 pm – 10 pm
Center 548: 548 West 22nd Street, NYC

Help us celebrate a colossal year at Flux Factory with a silent auction of over 100 works by artists from our extensive community, including SWOON, The Yes Men, Mark Dion, eteam, and Las Hermanas Iglesias. We will honor Nato Thompson of Creative Time and Paddy Johnson of Art Fag City for the lasting imprint their work has had on contemporary art.

Creative Reuse

Date: Thursday, December 1, 6 – 9pm
Location: Materials for the Arts, 33-00 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City

Materials for the Arts is pleased to present Creative Reuse in New York City, an exhibition of site-specific work by three of its nonprofit member organizations: Flux Factory, Local Project, and Free Style Arts Association, as well as work by Materials for the Arts teaching artists and workshop participants.

How to Interview Like a Journalist

November 17th, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Learn how to conduct an interview with confidence, how to approach different kinds of subjects and how to ask good questions in this workshop taught by Pauline Pechin, freelance journalist and editor of All That We’ve Met.

Flux Thursday: November 10, 2011

November 10th, 8pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by current and past Fluxers Nick Normal, Jesper Aabille, Douglas Paulson & Gretta Louw, Alex Wolkowicz, and Karol Radziszewski.

Launch of Entertainment Magazine

Flux Artist-in-Residence Lawman Lynch will launch an entertainment magazine on 11.11.11, the name of which will be revealed at the party.

Call for proposals: Banquet for America

Call for proposals: Banquet for America
Flux Factory invites you to submit a proposal for Banquet for America, a 3-week long experiment in building a utopian village. We’re looking for builders, chefs, sideshow barkers, and performers to construct and inhabit our town within a gallery, complete with a theater, banquet hall, specialized shops, and more.

Habitable Spaces Halloween Bash

Date: Saturday, October 29
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm

Come on down to support the Habitable Spaces project. The evening will feature a colorful mix of bands, djs, performance artists, and of course – tacos and tasty cocktails.

Collaborative Means

Date: October 19, 7 pm
Location: Flux Factory

Join us for Collaborative Means, a project that brings together a series of artists working both collaboratively and collectively, relying on cooperative strategies for the realization of ambitious projects.

Flux Thursday: October 13, 2011

October 13, 8pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by Alison Ward, Melinda Maclean, and Melissa Brown.

Congress of Collectives Events

Dates: October 2 – 21
Locations: Flux Factory and throughout NYC

Check out all of our Congress of Collectives events this October–hosted by Flux Factory, Creative Time, Union Docs, and Nurture Art–compiled into one handy page. The events are free and open to the public.

72 Hour Urban Action

Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: all day
Locations: PS1, chashama LIC, Flux Factory

In preparation for next year’s 72 HOUR URBAN ACTION, we invite you to join us for a day of brainstorming sessions, inclusive public planning workshops, talks with professionals and city officials, and a guided tour.

Back to School: Learn Something New

Classes in September!
New teachers, new friends, new Trapper Keepers, and new classes at Flux Factory in September. This fall our educational workshops focus on the combination of art and technology. Class instructors include Jason Eppink, Marius Watz, and thefuturefuture.

Everyone’s a Winner party!

Date: Saturday, September 17
Time: Doors open at 9 pm

Flux is throwing a party and the only way you can lose is if you don’t come. The games will be rigged, the prizes will be flowing. Entertainment provided by Ninja Sex Party, The Ruffian Arms, DJ Dirty Finger, DJ James Stacher, DJ Tinseltown, DJ Mountains, DJ Vinyl Richie, Babycastles, and of course, Flux Factory & friends.

Flux Thursday: September 8, 2011

September 8th, 8pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck dinner and art salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for presentations by Jer Thorp, Angela Washko, and Gretta Louw; a net art debate by Marius Watz and Lindsay Howard; and a performance by My New Project.

Be There For Me

Dates: September 20 – 24
Time: Doors open at 5:00 pm, show starts at 6:00 pm
Admission: $5.00

An original play produced by students of Laguardia Community College, on view at Flux Factory.

Far Away Neighbor

Opening reception: Thursday, August 25th, 6 pm – 9 pm
With a special screening and live musical accompaniment at 8 pm
Dates: Friday, August 26th, 10 am – 6 pm

Las Hermanas Iglesias present Faraway Neighbor, an exhibition of sculpture, painting, performance and video by 5 Tasmanian and 5 New York based artists.

The Trajinera – In Discussion with Eduardo Porter

As part of Natalia Porter’s Trajinera Boatbuilding workshop, Eduardo Porter will lead a conversation about how this nation benefits from Mexican migration, and how it is that Mexican communities contribute to the growth of this country.

Mare Liberum Workshop: Shanghai’d, Shipwrecked, and Marooned

Saturday, August 13 · 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Gowanus Studio Space, 166 7th street, Brooklyn

Boatbuilding collective Mare Liberum will host a make-your-own kayake workshop.

Flux Thursday: August 11, 2011

August 11, 8 pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck and salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience. Join us for performances by Flux Artists-in-Residence Lawman Lynch, and Miatta Kawinzi with Jamal Jordan, as well as a presentation by Pauline Bastard & Ivan Argote. We’ll also have presentations by Flux associates Arthur Poisson, Maria Schweitzer, and Las Hermanas Iglesias.

A Celebration of The Battle for Mau Mau Island

Saturday, July 30
9:30 pm – late

SWIMMING CITIES in collaboration with SEA WORTHY present: A Celebration of The Battle for Mau Mau Island with Rusty Lazer (New Orleans, Bounce!), Dirtyfinger (Black Label), Geko Jones (Que Bajo?!) and Barney Iller (Rubulad).

MarinArt

First opening reception: July 22, 5 pm
Dates: Weekends, July 22 – August 27
Times: noon – 6 pm
Location: Marina 59, 5914 Beach Channel Drive, Far Rockaway

MarinArt is launching an exhibition space at Marina 59 in Far Rockaway, as a sub-project of Flux Factory’s ongoing Sea Worthy exhibition. Curator Arthur Poisson is currently seeking artists to exhibit work at MarinArt for the four weekends of August.

Social Hijinks! Live Action Lecture Night

Social Hijinks! A screening and live action lecture night
Wednesday August 10, 7:30 pm
Free + Bring your own beverages and snacks

In conjunction with the exhibition Why Participate?, Angela Washko has organized a lineup of videos and live performative lectures by artists whose projects take place within social spaces.

Flux Thursday: July 14, 2011

July 14, 8 pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck and salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress. Join us in our communal kitchen for Pakistani cuisine prepared by guest chef Farah Shaikh. After dinner we’ll go to the gallery for presentations by Flux artists-in-residence Adrian Owen, Tom Watson, Alex Young, and Hannah Heilmann, as well as a performance by MART and a discussion on the work of traditional Tibetan artist Tenzin Lama by Noni Pratt.

MART’s Invite or Reject

Opening reception: July 9, 6 pm
Dates: Wednesdays through Sundays, July 9 – 30

Invite or Reject is an ambitious new Irish Visual Arts Exhibition curated by MART’s Ciara Scanlan and Matthew Nevin. The show consists of 15 selected Irish artists to create new work spread over a three-city exhibition.

A’yen Tran’s Boat for Singing Together

Please join us on the boat for singing together. We will gather on the dock and learn songs together. All will be welcomed in small groups onto the boat to learn simple, resonant group song together over the water.

SP Weather Station Presents Water: Sponge

Hope Ginsburg and SP Weather Station present an evening inspired by the infinite reproductive powers of sea-sponges. Featuring short presentations by special guests including Beka Goedde, Nim Lee, and Marie Lorenz.

Hackposium

Date: Saturday, July 2, 2011
Time: 4 pm – on

Part of Flux Factory’s Summer School program, this day-long event explores the practical, philosophical, and playful applications of the term “hacking.” Presentations cover topics such as culture jamming, dumpster diving, email encryption, and the repurposing of waste items into useful tools.

Summer School: Fun for Adults!

Classes in July!
Flux Factory’s Summer School is a new program that leverages the immense knowledge within the Flux community to engage the public in learning, making, and collaboration. Classes take place on Thursdays and Saturdays in July.

Special Screening: Kon-Tiki

A rare screening of Kon-Tiki (1950), a documentary chronicling Norwegian explorer and writer Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 adventures across the Pacific Ocean from South America to the Polynesian Islands.

Artist talk with Reid Stowe + Opening Party

Join us for an artist talk with Reid Stowe and a kickoff party for our summer of excursions on the waterways of New York City.

Build a Trajinera with Natalia Porter & Ben Cohen

Natalia Porter and Ben Cohen are hosting a 4-week long adventure in building one of Mexico’s most emblematic watercrafts: the Trajinera, a pre-hispanic Mexican barge.

Constance Hockaday’s Boggsville Boatel and Boat-In Theater

July 7 – September 4
Marina 59, 5914 Beach Channel Drive, Far Rockaway

As part of Sea Worthy, artist and boat-builder Constance Hockaday has constructed a series of floating hotels and a theater in the Neutrino tradition, complete with a movie or lecture each night this summer.

Gina Siepel: CACOPHONY, A Series of Listening Trips

Cacophony is a series of early morning expeditions by boat in the Bronx River and the Jamaica Bay National Wildlife Refuge, an exploration on the intersection of nature and the city through the medium of sound.

Dedication Ceremonies: Seaworthy Fleet

Join as we triumphantly christen our flotilla of handmade boats with artist Brindalyn Webster.

Anne Percoco: Shrines of the Gowanus Canal

In this workshop, participants will convert an old boat into a mobile shrine, constructed from primarily scrap material, and will travel along the now EPA Superfund site of the Gowanus Canal.

Alalba Eco Tours

Alalba Eco Tours – led by Gabriela Basterra, Andy Bichlbaum, and Jeff Day – will explore and document the coast of New York City aboard the Alalba, a lovingly restored 50-foot ketch.

Jessica Segall: Procession for Immediate Certainty

Artist and boat-builder Jessica Segall will conduct the Procession for Immediate Certainty, carrying her handmade Norwegian faering in a parade across Manhattan launch into the East River in the style of a Viking funeral.

Hans Maharawal & Thomas Robinson

In response to the untimely end of the Captain Courageous, a handmade take on the Polynesian fishing canoe made from parts of an ice rink, Hans Maharawal and Thomas Robinson are constructing a new vessel: a pirate ship.

Andrew Eutsler, Shane Heinemeier & Alison Ward’s Sea Shanty

Artists Andrew Eutsler, Shane Heinemeier, and Alison Ward have constructed a dual house-raft for meditation.

Ian Warren’s Walden 59

Artist Ian Warren is creating a seaworthy replica of Henry David Thoreau’s cabin at Walden Pond, to navigate from the George Washington Bridge to Marina 59.

A Discussion with Artist-Nomads on the Aquatic Open-Field

Thursday, June 16, 6:30 – 8:30 pm
EFA Project Space, 323 West 39th Street, 2nd Floor NYC

An artist discussion related to our Sea Worthy series of events, featuring presentations by Constance Hockaday, Swoon, Mary Mattingly, and Dylan Gauthier.

Flux Thursday: June 9, 2011

June 9, 8 pm+
Flux Thursday is our monthly potluck and salon, where artists can present their recently completed projects or works-in-progress to a receptive audience for feedback. Join us in our communal kitchen for presentations by guest chefs René Smith and Sutthirat “Som” Supaparinya, as well as Flux Artists-in-Residence Sean Metelerkamp and Wieteke Heldens.

Sea Worthy Opening Reception

Part I: Sea Worthy xhibition on view at EFA Project Space
Opening Reception: Friday, June 10, 6-8 pm

EFA Project Space presents an exhibition featuring artists who approach water navigation as subject, as part of Sea Worthy–a partnership between Flux Factory, Gowanus Studio Space, and EFA Project Space.

Sea Worthy Events

Summer 2011
Check out all of our Sea Worthy events this summer–hosted by Flux Factory, Gowanus Studio Space, and Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts–compiled into one handy page. The events run through August; all are open to the public and many are free.

Flux Thursday: May 12, 2011

May 12, 8 pm + Join us next week for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! Dinner starts at 8 pm, with presentations and performances to follow. This month, Going Places (Doing Stuff) veteran Liz Barry will talk about…

Memory Palace: Brooklyn College MFA Thesis Exhibition, 2011

Opening Reception: Friday May 20th, 6-10 pm May 20 – June 5, 2011 Open daily from 1- 6 pm The ‘memory palace’ is an ancient memorization technique, in which one mentally furnishes a remembered architectural space with vivid, off the…

Columbia University’s Visual Arts MFA Thesis Exhibition

Nick Paparone, Rent Time 2010 at Scaramouche Gallery Sunday, May 8 3 – 6 pm Columbia University’s 2011 MFA Program presents a screening of 16mm film and video, hosted by Flux Factory. This special event is an addendum to the…

AIR / LAUNCH

SP Weather Station presents AIR / LAUNCH Sunday, May 15  2011 4:00 PM In the first of a series of events related to Air, Water, Earth and Fire: Artist Susan Goethel Campbell will talk about her air-related work and launch…

Events and Programming: The Typhoon Continues and So Do You

Rising Tide Friday, April 29 6-10pm Please note the time change! Rising Tide is an evening of films addressing the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank and Gaza, followed by discussion. Screenings will be held throughout the evening and visitors…

Flux Thursday: March 10, 2011

March 10, 8 pm + Join us next week for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! Dinner starts at 8 pm, with presentations and performances to follow. This month, artist-in-residence Wieteke Heldens will discuss why she makes art and…

THE PERFUMED HANDKERCHIEF – Closing reception

February 26, 7 – 12am
THE PERFUMED HANDKERCHIEF
Closing Party, Book Release, and Performance by Ruffian Arms!

Flux Thursday: February 10, 2011

February 10, 8 pm + Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly salon and potluck! Dinner starts at 8, with presentations and screenings to follow. This month, we’re featuring the latest works by in-house Fluxers. New artist-in-residence Jason Eppink will…

Diaristic Indulgences: A One-Night Exhibition of Performance Art

Opening reception: Saturday, February 19, 7 pm

A group exhibition that reconsiders today’s deep-rooted understandings of the physical body in relationship to the social body.

Know Your Rights Workshop

Postponed to February 8, 7 pm Stopped By the Police? What do you do? What are these “rights” that you have and how do you use them? The Street Law Team is coming to Flux Factory! The NYC National Lawyers…

Non Solo: A Touring Arts Exhibition at Flux Factory

February 3 – 9, 2011 Opening: Thursday, February 3, 6-9 Gallery hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12-6; Monday through Friday, 3-7 Non Solo is pleased and excited to announce the opening of our show and zine release party at Flux Factory…

The Aesthetics of Health Care Technology

Pump Skin series, #1. Pig and human skin, Animas Ping insulin pump, 2010. January 14 – 21 Special Preview Thursday, January 13, 8 pm + Opening Friday, January 14, 8 pm The Aesthetics of Health Care Technology is a mix…

Flux Thursday, January 12, 2011

January 13, 8 pm + Join us for our monthly potluck and salon on Thursday, January 13th! Dinner starts at 8, with presentations to follow. Stefany Anne Golberg, Reid Stowe, and Flux artist-in-residence Carolina Redondo will present work, and Matt…

Angela Washko Presents: Expert Oddities!

Ever wanted to learn a turn-of-the-century fad dance like the Cake-Walk, the Grizzly Bear, or the Charleston? Have you met the founder of “The Museum of Interesting Things?” Angela Washko has curated this evening of presentations and will act as…

Flux Thursday: November 11, 2010

November 11, 8 pm + Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon. Dinner starts at 8, with performances and presentations to follow later in the evening. Artists-in-residence Ben Dierckx, Matthew-Robin Nye, Alison Ward, and Angela Washko will…

Flux Thursday: October 14, 2010

8 pm + Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck dinner and salon. Dinner starts at 8 pm sharp, with presentations to follow later in the evening. Adrian Owen will perform an operatic selection with piano accompaniment, Jaime Iglehart…

Sixten Therkildsen: An Exhibition With Two Video Projects

Opening Friday, October 22, 6 – 9 pm Through Sunday, October 24 12 – 4 pm The Story Came Off A two-screen video using old 8mm film bought on ebay, containing footage of birthdays, weddings, Christmas Eves, and general homeliness…

SP Weather Station Guest Lecture: Storm Chasing with Anton Seimon

Sunday, October 17 4 pm The artist-run SP Weather Station, located on the roof of Flux Factory, invites you to the first Flux-based lecture in its ongoing series related to weather and the observation of natural phenomena. Climate scientist Anton…

Film Screening – From Tel-Aviv Naruna Kaplan de Macedo

Please join us the film screening of From Tel-Aviv,  by director Naruna Kaplan de Macedo. Followed by a discussion with Chen Tamir, director of Flux Factory & assistant director of Artis – Contemporary Israeli Art Fund. Thursday September 30th Door: 6:30pm…

Maids 4:39N – Hosted by Flux Factory

A Special Flux Thursday

September 9, 2010 8 pm + Following up on our famous Going Places (Doing Stuff) bus tours this summer, make sure to join us at this month’s Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! We’ll be having dinner around 8…

Color Wheelz is coming to LIC

Flux Factory, in collaboration with artist Julia Vallera (MFA Parsons), would like to present Long Island City with Julia’s Color Wheelz project. Color Wheelz is designed to transform a 1997 Ford van into a traveling, participatory installation. This van travels through the…

Flux Thursday: August 12, 2010

Join us on August 12 for this month’s Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon. Dinner starts at 8 pm, with presentations to follow. Resident artist Sarah Tosques will present work from Iceland and New York, and Man Bartlett will…

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Paper Tiger Television

Thursday, July 29, 8pm Flux Factory is proud to present the most recent work of alternative media producers Paper Tiger Television, in partnership with the radical cinema project Red Channels. The evening will feature a multimedia presentation – screening, gallery…

Tanlines and a Heat Rash: Summer Bash

We’re throwing a party on Saturday, July 10th, starting around 9. The theme is burlesque-World Cup-double birthday-toga party. We’ll have kickin’ video art projections by John Kilduff, an upside down room by Matthew-Robin Nye, delicious dancefloors, and surprises. With dj…

Flux Thursday!: July 8, 2010

Join us on July 8th for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck and salon! Dinner begins around 8 o’clock, with presentations to follow. This month, Sümer Sayin, a Turkish artist visiting through FreeDimensional, will be talking about her woven world maps.…

MERCURY at The Flux Factory

Flux Factory is proud to host Superhero Clubhouse run of MERCURY,  May 21-24, 2010, at 8:00 PM Superhero Clubhouse is a New York based, green theater collective whose mission is to create original plays and events relevant to the natural…

Flux Thursday: May 13, 2010

This month’s Flux Thursday, our salon and dinner, is on May 13th, with a potluck dinner beginning at 8 pm. Residency Unlimited artist Kate Shaw will be presenting work, and Flux artist-in-residence Chris Domenick and Lilac Company will be performing.…

Bread & Butter Printmaking Workshop

This Saturday at 2pm, Bread & Butter Collective, a silkscreening collaborative housed at Flux Factory, will be holding a general interest meeting. We are at a very exciting place; the studio is fully functional, self sustaining and looking for new…

Flux Thursday: April 8, 2010

Join us for our monthly potluck dinner and salon this Thursday, April 8th, at 8 pm.  We’ll have guest chef Angie Kang preparing a delicious dinner, a musical performance by Brittain Ashford, and a special screening by The Deterretorialized Church. …

Housebroken: Film screening of Marie Losier’s Papal Broken-Dance, Cet Air La, and other videos.

Flux Thursday – March 11th 8pm

This month’s Flux Thursday is on March 11th, from 8 pm on. Come for the potluck dinner and performances, stay for the sheer awesomeness. Works and performances by Elizabeth Larison, K. Olive McKeon, the Metric System, and S.L.Á.T.U.R.

HOUSEBROKEN, building-wide exhibition opening & gala!

Antibodies Book Release

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Box Set Fundraiser

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Kimchi-ology

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The Experimental Punk/New Wave Scene in Germany

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I'm On A Boat (and so can you)

How To Make Music With Police Cars and Get Away With It

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Flux is 15!

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50 bucks bring the sluts by Sarah Beetson

Palmyra – Album Release – June 14th 2008

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NYNYNY: Closing Reception

CLOSING PARTY and CATALOGUE LAUNCH THIS SATURDAY! New York, New York, New York So nice we named it thrice. Curated by Jean Barberis, Melanie Cohn, and Chen Tamir. Original concept by Jean Barberis. Saturday, January 12th Free and open to…

NYNYNY: Panel Discussion

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2007 BENEFIT AUCTION

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Getting to Paterson from NYC

PATERSON – EVENTS AND TOURS

Oct 7th 2006, Whitney’s Family Day

Oct 7th & 8th, 2006 Open House New York

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May 7-31, 2006 – Robert Rhee, Flux Lounge

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Feb 4th 2006 – FLUX AUCTION AND GALA

The Gala was a great success! And we have works still available: click here to view.

Dec 17th 2005 – HOLIDAY CORPORATE SPECTACULAR

Aug 27th 2005 – Dance Party, 3 bucks.

END-OF-SUMMER-BOOTY-BASS-DANCE-PARTY Mr Andersonic (GhettoAss Productions) DJ Goon (The Glimmer Twins Of Booty Music) DJ Unicorn (East Coast Unicorns) DJ Pizza Party (Fiesta Pizza Crew) y otras!! directions here

August 13th, 2005 – Paintball By Numbers

Brought to you by The Amateurs, an interactive group-shoot, mural making paintball extravaganza and party. With live music, DJs, dancing and refreshments!!! click on image for timelapse movie!!! paintballbynumbers.com

CARTUNNEL

2004 Exhibit    Check out our Flickr Slideshow! Cartunnel: a Comix Fluxture The artists: established and emerging cartoonists, illustrators, and graphic novelists. The project: create a maze of intersecting paths in the Flux Factory gallery space over which comic book…

Aug 30th 2004, !BASH-croft!, A Loud Response to the Silencing of Dissent

Monday August 30th, 8pm Office Ops, 57 Thames St., Williamsburg – Take the L to Morgan Ave, walk 2 blks South, left on Thames – 718-418-2509 €“ http//:www.officeops.org/directions/ The Critical Arts Ensemble are a group of cultural critics who are…

Aug 27th 2004 – Helen's Show

the Ultimate Helen’s show!! see polariods (of Helen), cartoons (by Helen), and stenciles (of Helen’s friends!!) listen to the funny and beautiful songs she sings (originals and covers) music time is at 8pm

July 15th 2004 – Ice Capades – video screening

JULY 2 2004 – NO REALLY>>>>>POETRY IS NOT DEAD

NO REALLY>>>>>POETRY IS NOT DEAD $3 contribution Ian Dreiblatt, Robyn Carliss, and Rowena Kennedy-Epstein will be reading recent works. This will be the first of many Flux Salon evenings where genius people will read genius works or art. click here…

June 30th 2004 – SHUFFLEUPAGUS EXTRAVAGANZA

– three cities – two hemispheres – one comic book… … and many authors! A workshop joining both coasts of the US plus the south of Brazil. All working on a single story at the same time. When: June 30th…

June 12th 2004 – FluxRaiser at JabzJoint

, Williamsburg – $10.00 or 2 for $17.00 Jabz Joint, 318 Grand Street (corner of Havemeyer) L Train to Lorimer/Bedford 1-718-599-6624 All Fluxers are more or less blankety blank, honkey kike frenchies, lazy asses, poorly dressed, weird freaky alien beings.…

June 5th – 11th, 2004 – Nikolay Petkov

Chamber Exhibition, by Bulgarian artist, Nikolay Petkov Every day the contemporary man encounters tens, even hundreds of designed images produced by the advertising, entertainment, politics, sports, and media industries. To accomplish their task of selling specific products or behavior these…

May 29th 2004 – U.B.I.S.A.C.

Saturday, May 29, 6 p.m. UBISAC 1.0 The First Ubiquitous Computing, Systems Aesthetics Championship UbiSACArtists from all over are coming together to face the first UbiSAC challenge. Each piece addresses a specific challenge put forth by this year’s host organization,…

April/May 2004 – Sound Events for Scape2

Scape 2 April24th – May22nd 2004 selected events from the walk-through song out of sound installations all working from the same beat and drone. April 24th 2004 Pierre Bastien Guillermo Brown May 15th 2004 Free103point9 Damian Catera guitar drone in…

MARCH 19th, 2004 – Satoshi Takeishi & Shoko Nagai

MARCH 19th – Satoshi Takeishi & Shoko Nagai Admission: $7 Starting time: 9 pm Satoshi Takeishi (Laptop audio processing & Percs) Shoko Nagai (E.Piano, Toy piano & Concertina) w/Special guest Al Griffin on improvised visual projection vSoon (Satoshi Takeishi &…

March 10th, 2004 – Return to Nothing: The Architecture of Sonic Restructuring

humansacrifice presents: Return to Nothing: The Architecture of Sonic Restructuring A concert of extreme experimental/improvised music. *Andy Hawkins (guitar) and James Plotkin (laptop) – overpowering amplifier abuse with digital manipulation and disintegration (members of Blind Idiot God, Down River, Khanate,…

DEC 13th & 14th 2003 – Winter Screenings

presenting a collaboration with: WINTER SCREENINGS – A December film/video show hosted collectively by the Flux Factory, and the Sunnyside Film Festival. Sat 13th & Sun 14th 6:30pm at Flux Factory – Free Admission A collaborative experience between two Sunnyside-based…

MARCH/MAY 2003 – SOUNDSCRAPE

May 10th, 8pm DAT POLITICS RODDY SCHROCK BBNB NNY SOUNDSYSTEM + more MARCH 29th, 8pm KEVIN DRUMM SIGHTINGS NICEDISC CARLOS GIFFONI BBNB A project that will provide a forum for artists whose work slips between the cracks that open between…

Feb/May 2003 – Jammy Jam

February 22nd, 2003 – The Soporific Festival

Tired of it all? The Soporific Festival features installations, theater, performance art, dance, and more that explore the theme of sleep/ the unconscious. Because, really, what could be more exciting than sleeping? Meet at 7pm outside of the Union Square…

January 25th 2003 – Krakatoa

HELLO ONE and ALL KRAKATOA is playing at FLUX FACTORY with Morricone Youth & American Altitude beginning at 9 in the PM, $5 admission This Philly quartet imagines rock as chamber music, all sculpted and meticulous. What that means is…

Dec 15th 2002, Magical Wonderful Land of Ice

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Sept 19-21, 26-28 2002 – Two Rooms

SameVein Productions Presents: Two Rooms by Lee Blessing Directed by Desmond Andrews with: Micheals Schwarts, Regina Pollo, Greg Weinbrecht, Marie Hanniye-Scurato On opposite sides of the world, two people are imprisoned by the forces of organized madness. One, held hostage…

August 24-25 2002 – Commute Festival

a mammoth of a music festival Including: Fever Monument, Massachusetts based post punk with powerful lyrics. T.K. Webb, Brooklyn based spooky blues singer/ songwriter. Gene Dreamy and Gary Sincere, poppy Brooklyn duo with hauntingly catchy songs. The Fontaine Toups, female…

June 8th, 2002, JEWISH MUSICIANS AGAINST ISRAELI OCCUPATION

June 8th, 2002, 9pm Stefany Anne Golberg in collaboration with Flux Factory, Inc. presents: JEWISH MUSICIANS AGAINST ISRAELI OCCUPATION Galapagos Art Space 70 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY $5.00 admission BANDS: Jewlia Eisenberg’s Charming Hostess, The Galerkin Method, Krakatoa, TBA…

June 2, 2002 – The Dark Days of Summer Festival!

June 2, 2002 Celebrating the delightful gloom that is Summertime! MUSIC: Rosin Coven (from San Francisco), The Galerkin Method, Marni Rice, The Circus Amok Band TRAPEZE: Jody Sperling/Time Lapse Dance PERFORMANCES: St. Eve, Nick Jones, Professor McGillicutty’s Snake Oil Medicine…

Carnivale 2002! Caribbean Style

Featuring Live Calypso Limbo Competition Door prizes for best costumes with DJs spinning the best of Caribbean, South American and Latin Carnivale Party Music Join one of our Masquerade Crews… HeartBreak Crew — heart breaker or heart broken, for the…

February 8th 2002, Lucia Pulido (voice, cuatro)

Friday,February 8th An evening of traditional Colombian and original songs with Lucia Pulido (voice, cuatro) Doors at 8:30 Show begins at 9pm 2 sets $10 admission

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