Centre-Fuge

Open Call for Muralists to Decorate First Street Green Art Park

Last modified May 23, 2019 at 6:31 pm

Centre-fuge, whose popular art trailer was deposed last summer after seven years, is seeking muralists to paint part of the First Street Green Art Park. The group put out the official request for proposals yesterday morning. There are seven fence-canvases available for the taking. Artwork is curated on a rotating basis, so this next batch […]

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The Centre-fuge Art Trailer has Disappeared from East First Street After 7 Years

Posted August 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

The grassroots art scene on East First Street just sustained a major blow. Indeed, Centre-fuge Public Art Project lost its primary canvas. The rotting mid-block trailer on East First Street was removed from its seven-year perch last weekend. Its fate was inextricably tied to the East Houston Reconstruction Project, which may or may not conclude […]

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Checking on the First Street Green ‘Wasteland’ [PHOTOS]

Posted June 28, 2018 at 5:03 am

Hello friends! As previously reported, our neighbors at First Street Green Park put out an open call for muralist for their “Wasteland” theme. This was the pitch for the open-air street gallery… Picture a time in the not-so-distant future – a “post human” era of apocalyptic proportion. According to geologists, we now live in the […]

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Open Call for Muralists to Paint ‘First Street Green’

Posted April 11, 2018 at 5:03 am

First Street Green, the long-running open-air gallery along East Houston Street, is inviting artists of all media to submit mural proposals for a springtime art display. The request for proposals – due by April 23 – includes the following theme: Picture a time in the not-so-distant future – a “post human” era of apocalyptic proportion. […]

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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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