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New Flux Factory Executive Director Nat Roe on Embodying the Best Aspects of Creative Life

by Paddy Johnson on August 7, 2014
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Ever notice how all of those alternative spaces don’t look all that different from the establishment? Flux Factory’s residency is different. Creativity seems to drip from the walls: there’s a doorbell that rings in the bathroom, a disco ball and a chicken hang from kitchen ceiling, and the studios are often coated in art. No other space in New York looks like this.

So, when I heard that Nat Roe (formerly of Silent Barn) would be taking over the role of executive director from Christina Vassallo, I wanted to see what kinds of plans he had in store.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Midsummer Night Screenings

by Henry Kaye Andrew Wagner on July 28, 2014
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With summer art shows coming to a close, this week is all about the moving image.

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Why Art Doesn’t Pay

by Corinna Kirsch on April 1, 2014
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Artists pay, institutions don’t. Let’s discuss.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Let’s Get Real

by Corinna Kirsch and Whitney Kimball on January 13, 2014
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If the economy has given us one gift in the emerging art world, it’s a lot of activities involving sweatbands and opportunities for cheap dates. This week is no different.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Orgasmatron Lives!

by Paddy Johnson Corinna Kirsch Gabriela Vainsencher on October 7, 2013
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We’re still flying by on September’s openings, but by the time the weekend rolls around, we’re gonna see some signs of new art life. Throughout the week, there’s a heckuva bunch of artist talks and lectures. We just might jump out of our panda costumes to attend a few. By the time the weekend rolls around though, we’ll have some hard choices to make. Pandacam re-enactments or Mike Kelley’s behemoth retrospective at PS1, Rollin Leonard’s solo show of cut up digital bodies, or Robert Longo’s Patsy Cline cover band reuniting at The Kitchen. Only time will tell whether the government’s shutdown has greater effects on the art world than anyone could have predicted.

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This Week’s Must-See Art Events: Radical Is Radical

by Whitney Kimball on June 3, 2013
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A fairly apolitical experience at Bushwick Open Studios has us craving an engagement with the world beyond the studio. Luckily, this week’s art events will fill that void.

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