Upcoming: Rinkworm

February 11-17, 2019

TimeOut New York

Gothamist

Not sure what to do around Valentine’s Day? Roll over to Flux Factory for Rinkworm, a pop-up skating rink produced by Springboard Collective. Open daily from February 11th-17th, this exhibition is highly contagious. Join us for open skating madness, three nights of live performance and music, infectious roller discos, karaoke on ice and Our Bloody Valentine. Bring your skates or use our rentals- all events are free and open to the public. What if the hokey pokey is what it’s all about?

Schedule of Events

  • 2/11-2/13 Mon-Wed
    • 6-9 pm, Open Skating

RENTAL INFO

Bring your own skates/roller blades if you’ve got them!

All rentals are donation-based

We carry size 5-12 adult skates

The floor in concrete, please bring any protective gear you feel you’ll need

SKATE AT YOUR OWN RISK

LOUNGE & ARCADE

Relax in the lounge or kick back with a game in the arcade.

SNACK BAR

Rinkworm’s snack bar serves a select menu of food and alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages.

Thursday, February 14th

6-11pm: Bring an object to candy coat for Our Bloody Valentine

7pm: Flux Thursday Potluck, bring something to share

9pm: Couples Skate

w/MC Vinyl Richie

Please join us on Valentines Day for Flux’s monthly community potluck with Springboard Collective presenting Rinkworm.

Bring an object to candy coat in melted sugar for Our Bloody Valentine. The potluck starts at 7pm, please bring a snack or beverage to share. Wear your skates or use our rentals and skate to the beats of MC Vinyl Richie. And yes, plenty of couples skates.

Friday, February 15th

6-9pm: Open Skating

9pm: Live Performances

11pm: Roller Disco

Don’t miss Friday night at Rinkworm featuring performances by MOM, Seth Timothy Larson and Abigail Entsminger, and Joseph Keckler followed by a late-night roller disco with PlayPlay and Sponsored Lynx.

Saturday, February 16th

2-9pm: Open Skating

9pm: Live music

Roll with us and get cruisin’ to the tunes of Ben Seretan, live at Rinkworm on Saturday night.



One Spa on a Time

Flux Factory, NYC

One Spa on a Time, a 60-hour spa resort installation built in Flux Factory’s gallery complete with a dry sauna, outdoor shower, tanning bed, and relaxation lounge. Amenities included spa robes, towels, UV-protective eyewear, custom tanning stickers, peppermint salt scrub, cucumber masks, and a menu of refreshments and healthy meals.

Special programming throughout the 60 hours included afternoon yoga with Michael O’Malley, an overnight 6-hour durational audio performance by Man Bartlett, late-night performances by Seth Timothy Larson, Michael O’Malley, and Jaimie Warren, and afternoon cool-down yoga with Emily Melander.

Collaborators: Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Micah Snyder, Kyung jin Kim and Will Owen

Special thanks: Jevijoe Vitug, Wieteke Heldens, Cayla Lockwood, Jonathan Sims, Nat Roe, and Amir Badawi

Documentation: Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger and Jonathan Sims

SAD Spa

Practice Gallery, Philadelphia

SAD Spa opened on Groundhog Day, 2018 and offered a month of free light therapy to visitors in the middle of winter. Upon signing a waiver, participants could receive their treatment by doing a full tanning session or sunburning their shadow on the gallery wall.

Collaborators: Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Micah Snyder, Will Owen, Seth Timothy Larson

Special thanks: Peter Morgan, Jerry Kaba and Practice Gallery

Documentation: Jerry Kaba

Concession

Little Berlin, Philadelphia

At Concession, we invited participants to batter and deep fry any object and display it on stainless steel grills installed in the elevator shaft in Little Berlin’s courtyard.

Collaborators: Danny Crump and Sarah Dahlinger

Curated by: Will Owen, Cayla Lockwood, and Alex Schechter

Documentation: Sarah Dahlinger

Field Day

Knockdown Center, NYC

As part of the Knockdown Center’s Field Day, participants were invited to create their own plaster ice cream sculptures. Participants mixed up their own ice cream flavors and tasty toppings to complete their own melting masterpiece to last the ages.

Collaborators: Danny Crump and Sarah Dahlinger

Curated by: Alexis Wilkinson

Documentation: Danny Crump and Sarah Dahlinger

Limo Cult

Flux Factory, NYC

LIMO CULT featured a handmade 70-ft limousine complete with 50+seats, a dance club, full bar, a 7-channel video installation, and custom on-board navigation system. The limo’s destination was a greasy altarpiece and two deep fryer stations. Participants brought food items for our deep fried potluck at the Culinary Equalizer and were also invited to sacrifice objects to the Concession, our sculptural deep fry. The event program included a champagne brunch, a 12-hr DJ set and audio-scape by DJ Sponsored Lynx (Will Owen), and late-night performances by Eleni Zaharopoulos, Michael O’Malley and Jaimie Warren.

Collaborators: Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Micah Snyder, Will Owen, Ryan Davis, Todd Irwin, Jonathan Sims, Cayla Lockwood, and Juan TwinMG

Documentation: Danny Crump and Sarah Dahlinger

Good Humor

Flux Factory, NYC

An ice cream extravaganza, Good Humor, at Flux Factory included 13 unique hand-cranked ice cream flavors, live churned ice cream, interactive plaster ice cream sculpture making, video installations, a soft serve environment ft. stand-up comedy by NYC comedian Rachel Joan, and a dance party with DJ Fade Sunshine.

Collaborators: Danny Crump, Sarah Dahlinger, Micah Snyder

Special thanks: Matt Hannon, Juniper Nova, Alex Nathanson, Lee Tusman, Lyoudmila Milanova, and Ryan Davis

Documentation: Matt Hannon, Nick Normal, Danny Crump