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Welcome to Flux Island 2022: Flux Residency on Governors Island

From May through October 2022, Flux Factory was in residence on Governors Island with artist studios and public events. Follow the hashtag #WelcomeToFluxIsland on Instagram to keep up to date with events and informal happenings on the island.
Governors Island is a 172-acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. As part of their arts and cultural programming, Flux Factory is in residence in the historic Colonels Row along with many art and nonprofit organizations. Fluxers will work in the studios daily, creating new works and producing a program of performances, installations, screenings, workshops, and more.

Documentation of Selected Events

2022 Participants included

Catalina Alvarez, Yazmany Arboleda, Amir Badawi, Tsohil Bhatia, Aliya Bonar, Maria Canela, Mattia Casalegno, Maureen Catbagan, Kerry Cox, Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Caitlin Foley, Christina Freeman, Lena Hawkins, Lexy Ho-Tai, Li-Ming Hu, Forest Juziuk, Heather Kapplow, Christine Laquet, Cayla Lockwood, Jemila MacEwan, Amelia Marzec, Hana Mire, Georgia Muenster, Natalia Nakazawa, Alex Nathanson, Will Owen, Laila Pathan, Misha Rabinovich, Jonathan Sims, Martha Skou, Anika Todd, Natalie Tsui, Walker Tufts, Lee Tusman, Sally Beauti Twin, Cody Umans, Emireth Herrera Valdés, Roopa Vasudevan, Jevijoe Vitug, Eleni Theodora Zaharopoulos

2022 Public Events on Flux Island

Flux Saturday: Aleatoric Audio for an Infinite Island

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Aleatoric Audio for an Infinite Island is an experimental sound art event featuring performances and sound installations by artists and musicians from the NYC area working in sound art, generative…

Parade of the Species

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Parade of the Species is an art show and parade celebrating the ecology of Governor’s Island. The parade will proceed in a loop starting and ending at Soisson’s Landing.  Puppeteers,…

Solstice Pop-Up Group Exhibition

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Exhibition open hours are on Saturdays (June 18 & 25) 12pm-8pm, Sundays (June 19 & 26) 11am-5pm Learn more about Flux Factory's projects on Governors Island. Solstice is a convening…

Art During War: Fundraiser for Ukraine

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Flux Factory together with BIRUCHIY contemporary art project and SPILKA NGO is hosting a fundraising event in support of the people of Ukraine affected by the full-scale Russian invasion. We…

July Flux Saturday: Dirty Time on Governors Island

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Join Dirty Time for a day full of activities celebrating dirt and dirtyness! We'll tell stories about Dirt, play Dirtball, and finish with Dirty Karaoke.

Traveling Fountains & Performances

Flux Factory on Governors Island presents Traveling Fountains + Performances, a site-specific installation by Graciela Cassel, and performances by Julia Santoli and Carolina Rivera. This show is curated by Emireth Herrera Valdés. 

August Flux Saturday

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Flux Factory hosts Flux Saturdays, a monthly public program, on the last Saturday each month through October. The exhibition opening of Julio José Austria, open studios with Amelia Marzec and Itala Aguilera, and outdoor performances by Jemila MacEwan, Jack Helfrich, Erica Mancini, Reverend Billy & The Stop Shopping Choir, Jevijoe Vitug, and Maureen Catbagan.

September Flux Saturday: Help Wanted!

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Flux Factory on Governors Island is pleased to present for Flux Thursday: Help Wanted! taking place on September 24, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Help Wanted! Features the screening of performances by Brendan Fernandes, and Jevijoe Vitug & Maureen Catbagan as the Abang-guard Duo, poetry by Alyssa Andrews and in situ performance by Kahori Kamiya.

Conflict / Resolution

Governors Island, Nolan Park, Building 10a

An event at Harvestworks on Governor's Island, focusing on sound art and new media works-in-progress from the Flux Factory community. We will consider how being part of a group of socially engaged artists working as a collective contributes to the development of creative technology practices.

Flux Treasure Island

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Hours:10am-5pm Friday & Weekends Flux Treasure Island is an island-wide scavenger hunt, taking place over Friday October 21 through Sunday October 23. Artworks will be hidden all across Governors Island…

UltraViolet Archive (Censorship is Spooky)

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

A nomadic collection of endangered creative works including films, graphic novels, music, literature, visual and performing arts that were banned, challenged, or partially censored. The Flux Island installation will feature a Halloween-themed collection of frequently censored works.

Double Foreign New Zealand Chinese Kitchen

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

An installation by Li-Ming Hu is a part of the Mama’s Augmented Reality exhibition series, where artists are asked to create/interpret their mother’s kitchens as they exist in memory with whatever materials they have at their disposal. Curated by Eleni Zaharopolous.

Spooky Sound Effect Community Orchestra

Governors Island Colonels Row House 404A

Join us in playing a spooky sound composition live! We will have various instruments, objects, and microphones set up to create our own live haunted house soundtrack for Colonels Row on Governors Island! Everyone of all ages are welcome to participate in creating sound effects.

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