Flux Takeover at Socrates
October 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Suggested Ages: All Ages, Adult Friendly
Long Island City artist residency and collective art space, Flux Factory, takes over Socrates Scultpure Park for an adventurous afternoon of performance, engagement, and installation activating The Socrates Annual exhibition.
Experience Flux’s core themes in action – collaboration, experimentation, and play – including paper waste puppets, solar synthesizers, cleromantic divination, exercises in communal art viewing, an interactive learning space made from 20 years of multi-genre note-taking, and a queer comedic physical fitness demo and dance piece.
Explore new commissions from 16 artists produced on-site that engage the Socrates Sculpture Park’s unique history, landscape, and surrounding community. Projects range from a soundscape conflating the sounds of animals and man-made objects to a monument to the invasive Ailanthus plant. Approaches vary among collaborative investigations of authorship and visibility,…