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Centre-fuge Public Art Project Kicks off 23rd Cycle on East 1st Street Trailer

Posted August 7, 2017 at 5:02 am

It’s been nearly five months, and now the Centre-fuge Public Art Project returns with another round of artwork. Painting commenced this weekend, thus kicking off Cycle 23 at the decrepit East First Street trailer. Current class of creatives includes Evan Paul English, Gongkan, Lexi Bella, Cekis, and Ces. The Cycle 23 art installation also includes […]

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When the City Rat is the Star of the Art Show

Posted May 19, 2017 at 9:18 am

It’s time to pay homage to the city’s favorite indigenous wildlife, the street rat. Literally. Centre-Fuge and First Street Green Art Park are teaming up with Fordham University to host a “Street Art for Street Rats” event tomorrow. Yup. There will be live mural paintings by @dentonburrows, @marthalicia, @keydetail, @juliayubaba and @cramcept, inspired by the city’s prolific vermin. Information will […]

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Centre-fuge Returns for its Latest Cycle of Murals on East 1st Street

Posted March 28, 2017 at 5:10 am

Spring is here, and with it, another update to the Centre-fuge trailer on East First Street. Cycle 22 is upon us, and a milestone it is. This is the fifth anniversary of the public art project, which began life in February 2012. Artwork on the front left to right: Hydeon, Sticky Monger, and Jenna Krypell. On […]

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Centre-fuge Public Art Project Unveils Cycle 21 Murals on East 1st Street Trailer [PHOTOS]

Posted August 18, 2016 at 5:12 am

Last weekend, in the blistering heat, Centre-fuge Public Art Project got the gang together for another round of artwork on East First Street. The decrepit mid-block trailer is now home to Cycle 21. Participants this time around include Julia Cocuzza, Mike Kuhn, Damien Miksza, and a collaboration with UR New York, Col Wallnuts, and Kwue Molly. The Department […]

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Have You Seen Hektad’s Dice and Rubik’s Cubes Dotting Allen Street Mall?

Posted May 17, 2016 at 10:23 am

Every once in a while a public art piece just completely nails it. Like this latest effort by street artist Hektad. Dubbed “Project Play Me,” Hektad last week added some color to one of the many staging areas for the East Houston Reconstruction project. With a little bit of paint, the street artist transformed several […]

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Centre-fuge Public Art Project Announces Cycle 20 Artist Roster

Posted April 27, 2016 at 5:11 am

​The Centre-fuge trailer on East First Street is ready for its springtime paint job. Cycle 20 of the popular art project is on its way, and should debut May 1. Artists represented in the next round of artwork are Adam Dare, Balu, Claw Money, K-nor, Resa,Rob Plater & Werc. Cycle 20 will be on view […]

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Co-founder Splits with Centre-fuge Public Art Project After 4 Years

Posted March 17, 2016 at 5:18 am

The Centre-fuge Public Art Project just passed another milestone in its life cycle. Last month marked the fourth anniversary for the trailer-based arts installation on East First Street. (We’re currently amidst Cycle 19.) Now one of its co-founders is leaving the endeavor. Pebbles Russell, who, with Jon Neville, launched Centre-fuge in February of 2012, announced […]

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Centre-fuge Cycle 19 Artwork Gets a Snowy Start on East 1st Street

Posted January 26, 2016 at 5:18 am

Despite the crippling blizzard on Saturday, the three-year-old Centre-fuge Public Art Project soldiers on. The record snow, of course, did cause some delays for cycle 19, but painting is nevertheless underway. Here is a visual update of progress at the trailer. And with work still ongoing, “Centre-fuge” was added to the end cap. As noted, artists […]

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Four Years on, Centre-fuge Plans Another Cycle of Artwork

Last modified March 16, 2016 at 6:50 pm

​Next month marks the fourth anniversary of the successful Centre-fuge Public Art Project on East First Street. With that milestone comes another installment for the rotating art canvas. Cycle 19 just commenced, and features the “class of 2015,” so to speak. Ten artists who painted the trailer last year were asked to return for this installment. Expect […]

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Centre-fuge Debuts Cycle 18 Artwork on East 1st Street Trailer

Posted October 13, 2015 at 10:34 am

Here it is, fresh out of the (spray) can – the new cycle of artwork at the Centre-fuge trailer on East First Street. The public art project mobilized new participants for the eighteenth installment, the painting of which transpired over the weekend. Panels were decorated by Jet, Andy Golub, Below Key, Zero Productivity, Leon Rainbow, Rez Shoalin and […]

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