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#WelcometoFluxIsland 2021: Flux Residency On Governors Island

View information on Flux’s current project on Governors Island.

Throughout September and October 2021, Flux Factory was in residence on Governors Island with artist studios and public events. See details on all our public events below. 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 was 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.

2021 Participants included: 

Trasonia Abbot, Catalina Alvarez, Amir Badawi, Aliya Bonar, Maureen Catbagan, Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Jess Dilday, Abigail Enstminger, Daniel Fishkin, Lena Hawkins, Lexy Ho-Tai, Li-Ming Hu, Dew Igworia, Anthony Janas, Sleth Larson, Joshua Liebowitz, Jemila MacEwan, Dario Mohr, Martha Nranjo Sandoval, Richard Nathaniel, Nat Roe, Jonathan Sims, Teng Teng, Anika Todd, Patrick Topitschnig, Natalie Tsui, Lee Tusman, Sally Twin, Cody Umans, Lulu Varona and Jevijoe Vitug.

2021 Public Events on Flux Island:

 

Book Release: History of Solar Power Art

September 4, 2pm-3:30 at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

Alex Nathanson will be celebrating the release of his new book A History of Solar Power Art and Design. He will be joined by NYC-based artists and designers working with solar power whose work is featured in the book, including Ted Victoria and Benedetta Piantella.

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Governors Island Open Studios

September 8-12, 11am-5pm daily at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

Flux Factory will participate in an Governors Island-wide open studios program

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Drink + Draw: LIVE from Governors Island Edition

September 12, 4pm-6pm at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

This experimental Drink + Draw will feature masks, costumes and props created by multi-disciplinary artist Lexy Ho-Tai, and modeled by fellow artists

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Trivial Pursuits Dinner Party: Island Edition

September 19, 1-4pm, seating at 12:30pm at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

Trivial Pursuits Dinner Party: Island Edition is a food-based performance and interactive dinner party.

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September Flux Saturday on Governors Island

September 25 11am-5pm ET

Join Flux on the last Saturday of each month during our Fall residency for a picnic potluck, open studios, pop-up exhibitions and art happenings!

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Mini Painting Workshop with Teng Teng at Flux Saturday

September 25, 2-4pm at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

Teng Teng will give you hands-on instruction on how to paint using the tiniest paint brush you've ever seen.

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Pillow Life Lounge: A Showcase/Spectacle of Softness

September 25, 2-4pm at Flux’s house on Governors Island (Colonels Row House 404A)

Join us in relaxing in a field of softness, resting in the face of pressure to do more. This interactive exhibition invites you to pause, take your shoes off, touch, hold tight, loosen your grip, lay down, breathe deep -- and see what shows up from there.

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Amphora’s Amorpha with Sally Beauty Twin

Amphora’s Amorpha (Dance, Music, Puppetry, Theater, Art) will be a multi-media festival Oct 2, Oct 9 and Oct 16 featuring more than 16 artists on Governors Island at Flux Factory’s…

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Amphora’s Amorpha with Sally Beauty Twin

Amphora’s Amorpha (Dance, Music, Puppetry, Theater, Art) will be a multi-media festival Oct 2, Oct 9 and Oct 16 featuring more than 16 artists on Governors Island at Flux Factory’s…

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Governors Island, Colonels Row House 404A
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Amphora’s Amorpha with Sally Beauty Twin

Amphora’s Amorpha (Dance, Music, Puppetry, Theater, Art) will be a multi-media festival Oct 2, Oct 9 and Oct 16 featuring more than 16 artists on Governors Island at Flux Factory’s…

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Governors Island, Colonels Row House 404A
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Solar Balloon Workshop with Anika Todd

This weekend @anikatodd will be leading a workshop at flux factory on governors island. We will be learning to make balloons that heat up at Sun. They can be sculptures…

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Whispering Archipelago Outdoor Experimental Concert

October 23, 4-5pm, at Governors Island Colonel's Row House 404A

Whispering Archipelago features performances from Anthony Janas, Amanda Gutiérrez, Jenn Grossman and Brendan Landis

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October Flux Saturday & Halloween Sunday on Governors Island

October 30 11am-5pm ET

Join Flux on the last Saturday of each month during our Fall residency for a picnic potluck, open studios, pop-up exhibitions and art happenings!

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Day Job Pop-up Group Exhibition

A group exhibition on Governors Island featuring day job related pieces by 17 artists who daylight as teachers, security guards, construction and retail workers, market researchers and more. Open to…

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Sympoietica: A Grounding and Automatic Drawing Experience

Sympoietica, by Maureen Catbagan and Sholeh Asgary, is a participatory performance that creates a space of solace, recuperation, and creative expression through our relationship to the earth and its multi-species…

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Jevi From 9 to 11 Preview Screening

A fictionalized short documentary about an artist who works at a museum during the pandemic. Starring Flux Factory artist Jevijoe Vitug and featuring music by Ben Seretan. The short was…

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