The first-ever FIGMENT Chicago was a wonderful success! Missed it? Check out this great video by Chicago Public Radio! We can’t wait for Chicago 2014!
Thinking about taking your FIGMENT project on tour? See below for a list of FIMENT cities, and check out the websites for their Call for Participation opening and closing dates. Stay tuned as we add more cities and finalize dates! Chicago: August 10-11, 2013 Toronto: August 17-18, 2013 Washington, D.C.: September 28-29, 2013 Philadelphia: October [...]
Please join us for the kickoff to the FIGMENT NYC 2013 event, FIGMENT’s 7th Season on Governors Island, and the official opening of the Head in the Clouds Pavilion on Saturday at 11am at the Parade ground! Come out to hear from Executive Producer David Koren, FIGMENT NYC Producer Andrea Kirk, and original songs by [...]
This is it! Come tomorrow 10AM, the magical getaway that is Governors Island will be transformed into a ginormous playground of participatory art. For two days, artists and participants are invited to stretch their own boundaries when they interact with works in every imaginable medium including sculpture, installation, performance, music, workshops, games, experiences, site-specific pieces, [...]
Join the FIGMENT DC Team for their FUN-raiser at Zeba, on Thursday, April 18th for a night of creative play. Save up your change for the silent auction, test your luck at the raffle, and explore your alternate personas during the sock puppet speed dating game. We’re raising money to support FIGMENT DC, and we [...]
Only 4 days to go until FIGMENT’s The Factory Gala! On Tuesday April 2 we celebrate our history and our future, as FIGMENT grows up, gets serious, and makes an impact in cities around the world through participatory art. You’ll love it, if only for our open bar, hors d’oeuvres, performances and VERY special guests. [...]
Submissions are now open for FIGMENT 2013 events in Geelong, Australia (March 23-24), San Diego (April 7), Jackson, MS (May 18-19), NYC (June 8-9), and the summer-long exhibitions in NYC! Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable — Your FIGMENT project can be anything… A game, an experiment, a request, a challenge, a guided [...]
FIGMENT NYC is seeking artists for the 2013 Minigolf Course and Interactive Sculpture Garden, two highly acclaimed summer-long exhibitions that will find a temporary home on Governors Island from the FIGMENT NYC weekend event on June 8 until September 22, 2013. Both exhibitions will be free and open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays [...]
FIGMENT’s Interactive Sculpture Garden was featured on Eye on New York (CBS Channel 2, July 29, 2012)! Check out the interview with executive producer David Koren here — and if you haven’t yet had a chance, come out to Governors Island this summer and experience this wildly imaginative selection of original participatory art yourself. Maybe [...]
From July 21-September 23, SUPERFRONT presents “PUBLIC SUMMER 2012: Library of Immediacy” in partnership with FIGMENT. Designed and constructed by architectural duo saA (Amy Chang and Seo Young Shin), The Library of Immediacy will host an ongoing, community-curated installation on weekends. Join SUPERFRONT and FIGMENT to celebrate the opening of this installation on Governors Island [...]
Submissions are now open for the first ever FIGMENT Pittsburgh, October 6-7. The event will be in Allegheny Commons West Park, on Pittsburgh’s historic North Side. Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable — from sculpture and installations to performance, workshops, games, robots, electronic art, music, dance … whatever you can dream up! To [...]
Today is the last day you can submit your project for FIGMENT Boston (July 28-29 on the Rose Kennedy Greenway)! So if you have been holding on to your wildly imaginative idea, performance, installation, work shop, dancing gnome, or any other project in any medium imaginable, today is the day to share it with FIGMENT [...]
FIGMENT NYC took Governors Island by storm this weekend! Over the course of only two days, maxed-out ferries brought more than 25,000 people to the Island to marvel at, play with, giggle about, dance around and help create over 200 art projects in any imaginable medium. We want to thank all our visionary artists, all [...]
“Somewhere over the rainbow / Skies are blue / And the dreams that you dare to dream / Really do come true.” That’s right! This weekend, you will find the end of the rainbow on Governors Island. And at the end of that rainbow FIGMENT NYC Weekend promises to be a spectacularly colorful event, with [...]
FIGMENT organizers and artists have worked for months to bring interactive art and performances to downtown Boston this weekend and our community has been incredibly supportive and excited about this unique, outdoors participatory arts event. Unfortunately, mother nature is unpredictable: there is a storm on the horizon that’s expected to hit Boston June 2-3 with [...]
FIGMENT’s Kickstarter “curated page” is up! Check it out! http://kickstarter.com/figment. This is where we’ll list all FIGMENT-related projects looking for funding on Kickstarter! To list your FIGMENT project, email us at email@example.com.
(c) 2010 NY_MAN FIGMENT invites all you creative thinkers and doers out there to submit their project for our NYC Weekend event on June 9-10. Deadline for submission is 23:59pm (EST) on May 1—that’s TONIGHT! We welcome projects in any conceivable medium. You can bring a game, an experiment, a request, a challenge, a guided [...]
Studies have shown that deadlines are not good for your health. They keep you up at night. They make you bite your nails, snap at innocent bystanders and will have you rack your sleep-deprived brain for that divine flicker of inspiration that somehow always seems to spark around 4AM. To help you hold on to [...]
Registration and submission for the 2012 FIGMENT Minigolf Course and Sculpture Garden is now closed. Thank you to all the wonderful creative builders who submitted their proposals! We will notify artists by April 1, 2012 if their design has been selected to be part of FIGMENT’s 2012 Minigolf Course “Arcade” or our interactive Sculpture Garden [...]
A wise man once said, “A goal is a dream with a deadline.” Urgency, when applied to creativity, can lead to greatness. So all you creative builders out there, stop dreaming about it, and submit your art projects for our 2012 Summer-long Sculpture Garden and Minigolf Course on Governors Island! We have extended our deadline [...]
Submissions are now open for FIGMENT 2012 events in Jackson, MS (April 28-29), Boston (June 2-3), NYC (June 9-10) and Detroit (July 21-22), and the summer-long exhibitions in NYC! Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable — from sculpture and installations to performance, workshops, games, electronic art, music, dance, etc. To submit a project [...]
Submissions are now open for FIGMENT 2012 events in Jackson, MS (April 28-29), Boston (June 2-3) and NYC (June 9-10), and the summer-long exhibitions in NYC! Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable — from sculpture and installations to performance, workshops, games, electronic art, music, dance, etc. To submit a project for FIGMENT JXN, [...]
Submissions are now open for FIGMENT 2011 events in Jackson, MS (May 14-15), Boston (June 4-5) and NYC (June 10-12)! Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable — from sculpture and installations to performance, workshops, games, electronic art, music, dance, etc. To submit a project for FIGMENT JXN, click here. Submission deadline for JXN is April [...]
Submissions are now open for FIGMENT 2010 events in NYC (June 11-13) and Boston (June 5)! Project submissions are welcome in every medium imaginable–from sculpture and installations to performance, workshops, games, electronic art, music, dance, etc. To submit, go to http://figmentproject.org/participate. FIGMENT event submissions close on May 1. What are you bringing?