In May 2017, Flounder completed a one-month long residency at Tentacles Art Space in Bangkok Thailand. He worked with a microscope and various printing/display methods for the project looking at flood prone areas in Bangkok. There was an open studio and two lectures as part of the residency.
Starting Fall 2017, Flounder has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Studio Art at American University in Dubai. He continues his role as Coordinator for the Studio Art Program.