What We Say About The Project

Self Storage NYC is a site-specific exhibition-event taking place in select self storage facilities in Long Island City and Flux Factory’s gallery. The project is a major Flux Factory show occurring throughout October, organized by a team of international curators.

Taking full advantage of the “1 month 1 dollar” offers provided by self storage facilities around Flux Factory, Self Storage NYC provides 10 artist or activist groups and projects with the opportunity to freely curate a storage unit for a month.

At the same time, Flux Factory’s gallery will function as co-working & exhibition space for these artists and activists. A program of talks and activities will take place for both the participants and the public, addressing topics related to the social responsibility of city development, the sustainability of non-traditional spaces and the phenomenon of storage.

Self Storage NYC is curated by Julie Bitsch (DK), Will Owen (US), Erik Duckert (DK), Sean Naftel (US) and Melinda Lauw (SG).


What Others Say About The Project

Paper Magazine -- 10 Must See Art Shows

New York Times -- Coming Up Today 

ArtForum -- October 2017 Art Guide

Hyperallergic -- Your Concise New York Art Guide for Fall 2017

Exhibition period October 6th – 28th, 2017

Opening Event

October 6th 5 – 9:30 pm @ Flux Factory 39-31 29th Street Long Island City, NY 11101

Guided Tours of the storage units leaving from Flux Factory every half hour from 5 – 7 pm

After party on the rooftop terrasse @ Flux Factory 7 – 9:30 pm

Friday, October 20, 7pm – 12am
Self Storage Gallery Show Opening event 
DJ Sets from 10 - 12am

October 20th – 27th, 1pm - 6pm
Self Storage – Gallery Exhibition

Wednesday, October 25th, 7PM - 9PM
Self Storage Panel Talk: Projects in Public

Friday, October 27th, 7PM - 9PM
Self Storage Workshop: Against Gentrification: Actionable Steps 

Saturday, October 28th, 2PM-4PM

Self Storage: New New Yorkers Reading and Film Screening