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June 7th - July 20th

Night Light @ LIC Community Garden.

An interactive solar-powered outdoor light installation.

Curated by Alex Nathanson and Carina Kaufman. Presented by Flux Factory.

49th Ave between Vernon and 5th St., Long Island City, NY

June 27th

The 90 Second, The Winnipeg Underground Film Festival

Frame Arts Warehouse
318 Ross
Winnipeg, Canada

July 11th

Exquisite Contraption Party #3

Flux Factory
39-31 29th St.
Long Island City, NY

August 6th

World Premiere of Letters to John Grisham!

New Filmmakers Summer Series
Anthology Film Archives

Details TBA

August 11th

Philly premiere of Letters to John Grisham!

Little Berlin
Philadelphia, PA

Details TBA

August 23rd

Screening of Letters to John Grisham!

Flux Factory
39-31 29th St.
Long Island City, NY

Details TBA


Exquisite Contraption @ Flux Factory

We turned our entire building into a Rube Goldberg Machine and it's awesome.

On view through February 2015.

Machine will be activited at select public events and by appointment.













Rat King

Rat King is a 3 part project, by Alex Nathanson, which includes a performance, video and sound installation, and single channel video. The performance component is a collaboration with composer and violinist Dylan Neely.

The project explores the paranoia that comes with sharing your living space with mice or rats. Even the smallest rustle causes your mind to jump to the conclusion that some creature is behind the cabinet or under the bed, regardless of whether or not it may actually be present. Your mind will imagine sounds and you may think you see something move out of the corner of your eye. Rat kings are creatures that exist in the grey area between myth and natural phenomenon. They are created when the tails of a pile of rats become intertwined and the mass is forced to move as one, eventually growing together to the point where they begin thinking and acting as one.

Rat King (Performance)

Video and Programming by Alex Nathanson
Music by Dylan Neely.
Performed by Alex Nathanson and Dylan Neely @ Galerija Jogurt, AKC Medika, Zagreb, Croatia

Rat King (Single Channel Video)


Rat King (Installation)

Tatiana Kaptan
Emma Wiggins
Marvin Gonzalez
Tyler Hazui
Elana Belle Carroll
Sofya Yampolsky
Bill Driscoll
Margaret Jacobi