PUMP will be the first in a series of biennial events highlighting culture and creativity.
October 7-21, 2017, Long Beach, CA, U.S.A.


Featured artists will include: Ihab Ali / Deborah Aschheim / Beck and Col Stafford / Pablo Bert / Terry Braunstein / Rob Brown / Faraday Cage / Cannibalistic Caterpillar / Rychard Cooper / Sasha de Koninck / Dirty Chaps / DREAM WALKER / Matthew Dumpit / Martin Espino / Patrick Faulk / Andy Fedak / Kiyomi Fukui / Mimi Haddon / Yoon Chung Han / Annette Heully / Karen Holden / Cathy Hsiao / Christine Hudson / Hunter Janos and Narae Kim / Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms / Takeshi Kanemura / David Kelley / Bessie Kunath / Olga Lah / Rosalie M. López / Sam Madeiros / Made of Hagop / Karena Massengill / Neil Mathis / Brittany Mojo / Michael Nannery / Jesse Nason / NewTown / Christine Nguyen / Margaret Noble / Tom Peters / phog masheeen / Gretchen Potts / Qrux / Radio Machine Magazine / Lauren Ruth / Conchi Sanford / Som Shankar / Johnny Shield / Angelica Sotiriou / Katie Stubblefield, Jennifer Gunlock & Hilary Norcliffe / Davy Sumner / Ting Zhang & Sahy Uhns aka Carl Madison Burgin / Toy Piano Cats with Steven Speciale / univac / wikiGong

Artists

Alexander Onley

The large-scale oil on canvas paintings by Alexander Onley are born...

Andy Fedak

Andy Fedak was born in 1978 and lives and works in Los Angeles. He received his BFA from New York University and his MFA from the...

Angelica Sotiriou

“I don’t know how
But suddenly there is no darkness left at all
The sun has poured itself inside me
From a...

Annette Heully

Annette Heully, a nationally exhibited artist, earned her MFA from California State University Long Beach with an emphasis in Fiber...

Beck and Col Stafford

Los Angeles-based artists Beck and Col Stafford use humor and chaos to examine the crisis of human exceptionalism. Through costume-...

Bessie Kunath

Bessie Kunath received her MFA from UC Santa Barbara in 2012....

Big Epoch

Big Epoch uses a blend of bent gear and hardware to craft his beat-centric tones. An experienced warrior of the LA noise scene you...

Brittany Mojo

Brittany Mojo was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her BFA in Ceramics from California State University, Long Beach and...

Cannibalistic Caterpillar

Cannibalistic Caterpillar is a sound and vision project by Justin Scheid and Brian Akenoh. The group utilizes live projections,...

Cathy Hsiao

Cathy Hsiao came from a background in craft, specifically weaving animal fibers dyed with plants, raised by a devout Buddhist mom. “...

Chris Miller

Chris Miller was born in Hilo, Hawaii in 1977. He received his BFA from The Pennsylvania State University and his MFA from The...

Christine Hudson

Christine Hudson covers an area of the floor with over one hundred thousand handmade porcelain teeth, intended to be traversed by...

Christine Nguyen

Christine Nguyen currently resides in Long Beach, California. She received her...

Common Sense

"Common Senses", is an original aural and visual concept by Martin Espino. This work exploring the 5 Senses. Together with Video...

Conchi Sanford

Daughter of an immigrant mother, Conchi Sanford’s work reflects her own cultural diversity and calls into question social constructs...

David Kelley

David Kelley is an interdisciplinary artist who works at the intersection of the body and landscape. His experimental documentary...

Deborah Aschheim

Deborah Aschheim makes installations, sculptures and drawings about memory and place. She has mapped networks of video and light...

DREAM WALKER

DREAM WALKER is an interdisciplinary creative artist group that creates new artistic experiences by bringing together emerging...

Faraday Cage

Matt Pogue has been wrangling electricity with his guitar for three decades. Now he does it with other machines as well.

...

Gretchen Potts

Gretchen Potts is a Los Angeles based multi-media artist focusing on interactive installations and performance art. Her work...

Hunter Janos & Narae Kim

The Fog Knows is a collaborative project between two artists from different parts of the world- Hunter Janos, Afro-...

Ihab Ali

Ihab Ali's PUMP performance is walling off a section of the Icehouse basement using bricks. By the end of the event, Ihab will have...

Institute 4 Labor Generosity Workers & Uniforms

Carole France Lung artist / administrator

On Nov. 9, 2016 Frau Fiber made the following pledge:
“I pledge my life to...

Jesse Nason

Jesse Nason is a California native that has been playing keyboards and drums in various bands in the OC/LA area, including Deccatree...

John Hillis Sanders

From the concept to the finished work, John Hillis Sanders finds the...

Johnny Shield

Johnny Shield's grandfather made an adventure across the Atlantic Ocean to the United States during World War II, his mother went on...

Karen Holden

Karen Holden is a poet, artist and educator.

Published widely, her work crosses disciplines. This Music is comprised of...

Karena Massengill

Karena Massengill is an artist working with steel in innovative and unique ways creating personal statements while addressing...

Katie Stubblefield, Jennifer Gunlock & Hilary Norcliffe

Timber/Timbre is the collaborative effort between Long Beach resident artists Katie Stubblefield, Jennifer Gunlock and...

Kiyomi Fukui

Kiyomi Fukui is a Japanese-American artist who lives and works in Long Beach, CA. Recent exhibitions include Poetics of Relation,...

Lauren Ruth

Lauren Ruth is a multidisciplinary artist whose sculpture and performance works engage issues social ritual, participation, and the...

Made of Hagop

Made of Hagop is a self-taught mixed media collage artist living in Venice Beach. His work is an exploration in the concept of...

Margaret Noble

Margaret Noble’s experimental artworks have been exhibited nationally and internationally. Her interdisciplinary work resides at the...

Matt Roberts - Humans of Long Beach

Matt Roberts is an Englishman who packed his bags to start a new life in the United States in 2008. Settling in Long Beach the first...

Matthew Dumpit

Matthew Dumpit creates an ephemeral light sculpture by reflecting light off of pieces of metal, therein revealing a shimmering river...

Michael Nannery

Michael Nannery received his BFA in Printmaking in 2011 from Herron School of Art & Design in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he...

Mimi Haddon

Mimi Haddon uses fiber sculpture as a tool to express the theme of invasion. She prefers to show her work outside of the gallery...

Neil Mathis

Neil Mathis was raised in the Bay Area before relocating to Southern California. He received a BA in Political Science in 2008, and...

NewTown Arts

NewTown is a dedicated consortium of accomplished professional artists and...

Olga Lah

Olga Lah is a site-specific installation artist based in Long Beach. She constructs monumental works using the accumulation and...

Pablo Bert

Pablo Bert is an electronic musician and mathematician from Long Beach. Pablo got his start as a chiptune/IDM DJ in 2003. Now he...

Patrick Faulk

Earning his BA from San Diego State University in 2006, Faulk entered the commercial arts, working with Sorrento Valley based firm,...

phog masheeen

Phog masheeen is a collective from Costa Mesa that perform and produce events. For the last four years The Wonder Valley...

Potar

Potar is a local wonder of Circuit Bending. For those unfamiliar with bent circuits, circuit bending is the artful rewiring of...

Qrux

Qrux, Aka Andrew Reitsma, is an artist who blends music and photography to synthesize life around him. His compositions are both...

Radio Machine

Radio Machine Magazine is an experimental group that explores different combinations of sounds and textures from a design...

Rob Brown

Rob Brown is a visual and sound artist who lives in Santa Ana, California. He was born in 1981 in Joplin, Missouri and grew up in...

Rob Brown and Davy Sumner

Rob Brown and Davy Sumner, both artists and sound engineers, will create a soundtrack for the basement of the Icehouse expanding...

Rosalie M. López

Rosalie M. López is an LA based artist whose artwork involves reforming cultural iconography using photographs gathered from her...

Rychard Cooper

Rychard Cooper is a composer, synthesist & sound designer and teaches classes in electronic music & digital media at CSULB...

Sam Medeiros

Sam Medeiros is part of Michael Nannery’s Mind Games – Group Exhibition....

Sasha de Koninck

Sasha de Koninck is an artist and researcher from Santa Monica, CA. She decided to leave the west coast and all of its wonderful...

Skunk Puppet

Skunk Puppet rides the sonic waves of the laptop variety. Using a carefully chosen batch of apps Skunk Puppet creates an angry zoo...

Som Shankar

Som's music defines the intersection of classical, timeless forms and modern...

SynthLab

SynthLab was founded in 2015 and is directed by Rychard Cooper and Matt Pogue.
Rychard Cooper is a professor of composition...

Takeshi Kanemura

Southern California-based artist Takeshi Kanemura was born in Okinawa, Japan, and lives and works in Los Angeles. He received a BA...

Terry Braunstein

Terry Braunstein’s work takes the form of photography, artist-made books, installation, video, sculpture and public art. A survey of...

The Dirty Chaps

The Dirty Chaps are comprised of 2 musicians, one performing on keyboard-based synths, the other with a guitar-based synth, various...

Ting Zhang & Sahy Uhns

Ting Zhang is originally from Beijing, China, now living in Los Angeles. She is a video designer graduated from CalArts School of...

Tom Peters

Composer and Grammy nominated performer Tom Peters creates new music for silent movies, connecting well-known masterpieces and...

Toy Piano Cats with Steven Speciale

Steven Speciale is a pianist, composer, and conductor. He teaches music at Loyola High School of Los Angeles where he is also the...

univac

consummate TechDweeb, visual artist and novatone "musician" univac continuously re-purposes the...

wikiGong

wikiGong.com is an artists' collective dedicated to cataloging the sounds of...

Yoon Chung Han

Yoon Chung Han participates in PUMP 2017 as both an artist-in-residence and exhibiting artist.

She is a media/sound artist,...


Produced by FLOOD in partnership with:

Arts Council for Long BeachMillworksPort of Long BeachIce House Arts Complex Long BeachLong Beach Community FoundationWork Evolution Laboratories