NYC Makers: Rube Goldberg Open Call

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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. Read more »

Afloat on the Boggsville Boatel

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A few years later, the Neutrinos drifted into Port Isabel, Texas where a 19 year-old college dropout named Constance Hockaday was living with her parents. Hockaday, a rather alienated young woman, immediately became enthralled with the idea of living on a boat and not paying rent. Before long, she was... Read more »

Flux Factory’s seasonal not-so-silent auction

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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... Read more »

Self-Destructing Art Show at Flux Factory

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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... Read more »

Flux Thursday in NYC

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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... Read more »