EFA Project Space, Flux Factory, and The Gowanus Studio Space partner to bring you Sea Worthy, an experiment in, exploration of, and tribute to maritime art. Through the summer of 2011, Sea Worthy will combine exhibitions, workshops, and artist-led events in and around New York City's waterways and waterfronts--and we want your help!
If you build it, they will write.
This past May, the Flux Factory, an art collective based in Long Island City, New York, was transformed into a writing laboratory. In the 2,500-square-foot gallery space, three novelists settled into small live/work units custom designed and built by artists and architects chosen through a competition. The installation, aptly titled “Novel,” paired the designers with the writers to develop and refine their concepts for the space they would inhabit for the duration of the month. Like the writers, individually occupied with their respective narratives, each structure was self-contained; although they provided visual screens, they were still permeable to noise….