Flux-a-Thon 2017 Parade Teams
Flux Artists-in-Residence and community members will compete for glory in our parade that leads from Flux Factory through the LIC streets to the LICArtists Plaxall Gallery, where we'll bestow honors on the teams with trophies by Kim Couchot, dine & drink on the water, watch performers and dance to DJs!

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THE MYSTIC REBELS

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Team Superbloom

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Team Glitter

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Team Rudeité

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Team Paper Trail

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The Shituationist International

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Team Dick Army

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Team Bread Not ICE

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Team Fruit Salad Sailboat

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Team Moon Birds

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Team Finger Float

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Team Jennifer

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TEAM GBV: GUCCI BUGATTI VENETA

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DJS AND PERFORMERS

Bryan Ujueta

DJ Mr. Twin Sister

Bryan Ujueta is the drummer of Mr. Twin Sister, who have released on Domino Records, been sampled by Kendrick Lamar, and have a new self-titled LP. He also spins records around NYC as DJ Mr. Twin Sister, enticing crowds to dance with a delectable mix of funk, disco and house.

Pussy Grabs Back -- The Band

Ad-Hoc Brass Band Ready to Dump Trump EVERY FUCKING DAY

Amirtha Kidambi

Experimental Vocalist and Composer

A fixture in the NYC experimental music community, Amirtha Kidambi's work is varied, dynamic and deeply evocative. She's worked collaboratively with Robert Ashley, Tyondai Braxton, Ashcan Orchestra, and Seaven Teares (among many others), and leads her own critically-acclaimed band, Elder Ones. We'll be graced with a rare solo performance at the Flux-a-Thon after party.

2017 Flux-a-Thon Panels of Experts

Sheila Lewandowski

Executive Director, The Chocolate Factory

In addition to her founding role at LIC's dance venue The Chocolate Factory, Sheila leads the Taste of LIC, serves on Queens Community Board 2, was the first Managing Director of the Queens Council on the Arts, and has been renowned through numerous civic and advocacy roles.

Duke Riley

Artist, Founder of East River Tattoo

Known for work that combines the seafarer’s craft with nautical history, Duke Riley works across mediums to explore the struggles of marginal communities existing at the edges of dominant culture. In 2016, he paired with Creative Time to create Fly by Night, a multi-day spectacle of LED-light-adorned pigeons swooping above Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Jennie Lamensdorf

Curator

Since 2012, Jennie Lamensdorf has been curator of Time Equities' Art-in-Buildings project, and serves on Art OMI's Board of Directors. Recently Jennie co-founded Forward Union, a periodic art fair linking contemporary art to progressive political movements.

Maggie Albert

Associate Director of Development and External ​Relations​, Art21

Before her position at revered documentary series Art21, Maggie worked in development for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. She managed the department’s prestigious internship program and was instrumental to organizing the Director’s Annual Reception, a high-level event for museum funders .

Jillian Steinhauer

Senior Editor, Hyperallergic

 Writing largely about the intersection between art and politics, Jillian Steinhauer won the 2014 Best Art Reporting award from the US chapter of the International Association of Art Critics. She has previously judged and juried cat video festivals and tote bag competitions.