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Not so silent benefit auction

Flux Factory Honors Me and Nato Thompson at Their Annual Art Auction

by Paddy Johnson on October 25, 2011
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I’ve always liked Flux Factory, a warm cockle they must share, as December 2oth the organization will be honoring me and Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson at their annual not-so-silent benefit auction. We have made a “lasting imprint on contemporary art.” This is exciting for me for a number of reasons, not the least of which being an opportunity to wear a fancy dress and give a speech in public. Hopefully, when that occurs I’ll be able to impart all the reasons I think it’s important to support organizations like Flux Factory, whose residency program and exhibition space focuses heavily on the collaborative practices I’ve been discussing frequently this year. Flux Factory actively fosters an art making practice that often doesn’t have support from the art market. From Congress of Collectives, a program that encourages collaboration, to their unique studio community and kitchen, the organization is well worth celebrating.

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