Flux Factory

NYC Makers: Rube Goldberg Open Call

Flux Factory in Queens has an open call for makers and artists to propose “chores” for a Rube Goldberg machine that will operate throughout 2014 at their facility in Long Island City. See their website for more details.

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Kitty City, Craftastic Cat Metropolis

Kitty City was a one-day kitten adoption even held at Flux Factory in Queens, NYC. The cat metropolis was built by kids, artists, and city planners alike, following four build workshops in May.

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Folding a Giant Origami Bear

It took a team of four people seven hours to fold this giant, life-size origami bear.

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Flux Factory’s seasonal not-so-silent auction

Our favorite Queens non-profit art collective, Flux Factory, will be holding their annual not-so-silent auction tomorrow, Wednesday December 15th, from 7-10pm at Center 548 in Chelsea, Manhattan. Featuring work by nearly 120 artists, including makers who participated in the World Maker Faire, this annual event is a smorg-arts-bord and great opportunity to pick up some […]

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Self-Destructing Art Show at Flux Factory

EVERYTHING MOVES by Jean Tinguely, photo by Akbar Simonse Opening today, and surviving for no one knows how long, is the Self-Destructing Art Show, at Flux Factory in Queens, NYC. In 1960, Jean Tinguely, a Dadaist and “metamechanic” artist (and maker in his own right) debuted and destroyed his Homage to New York in the […]

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Flux Thursday in NYC

If you’re into DIY in NYC, I wouldn’t miss Flux Thursday tomorrow: Flux Thursday is a monthly dinner, potluck and salon held at Flux Factory, your and my favorite artist collective in Queens, NYC. The June 2010 installment is kind of special, because it will also include an awards ceremony for Flux’s current exhibition, The […]

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