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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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Centre-fuge Announces Cycle 18 Artists, Extended Indefinitely

Posted October 7, 2015 at 5:12 am

Centre-fuge is striking while the proverbial iron is hot. The acclaimed public art project released the roster for its eighteenth cycle this week, mere days after coordinating new murals on the fence at First Street Green. Artists participating in Cycle 18 include Jet, Andy Golub, Below Key, Zero Productivity, Leon Rainbow, Rez Shoalin and a collaboration between […]

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Centre-fuge Collaborates with First Street Green for New Plywood Murals

Posted September 30, 2015 at 9:22 am

The fruitful collaboration between the Centre-fuge Public Art Project and First Street Green continues this week with some new artwork. Weather held out long enough for two street artists to decorate the unsightly plywood in the woods behind the main space. Centre-fuge is currently between cycles at its East First Street trailer, so project organizers […]

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Scoping Out Centre-fuge Cycle 17 on East 1st Street

Posted June 23, 2015 at 9:21 am

Here’s a quick update on Cycle 17 of the Centre-fuge Public Art Project. Participants spent the weekend imparting art onto the mid-block trailer on East First Street. Three-quarters of its exterior is now painted and on display. However, organizers Pebbles Russell and Jonathan Neville are running slightly behind schedule, with a handful of panels still […]

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Centre-fuge Public Art Project Announces Cycle 17 Artists

Posted June 15, 2015 at 5:10 am

The Centre-fuge public art project just announced its seventeenth cycle … somewhat out of cycle. Indeed, the derilect East First Street trailer hasn’t displayed new artwork since the end of December. While not characteristic of the usual bimonthly schedule, it’s not like the crew hasn’t been busy. In the intervening months, Centre-fuge organized the painting […]

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Centre-fuge Public Art Project Heading up ‘Art District’ on Staten Island

Posted April 9, 2015 at 5:10 am

Centre-fuge is jumping New York Harbor, and will spread its street art gospel to the folks of Shaolin. Currently between cycles at its East Village trailer space, the Centre-fuge Art Project continues to redefine itself with new endeavors, including the decoration of numerous containers and cement blocks along East Houston Street. Their next big step […]

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Centre-fuge Artists Decorate Containers and Cement Blocks Along Battered East Houston Street

Posted February 20, 2015 at 5:18 am

Leave it to the Centre-fuge Public Art Project to help soften the onslaught of construction materials along East Houston Street. While the never-ending roadwork continues to plague the area – especially between Eldridge and Orchard – the arts group has taken to decorating some of the larger equipment stored curbside. For the last few weeks, […]

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