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Call for Proposals NYC 2014 Summer-Long Sculpture Program is open!

We are excited to announce FIGMENT is now accepting proposals for the NYC 2014 Summer-Long Sculpture Program! For our 2014 season we intend to select three to five large-scale interactive sculptures that are truly original, interactive and awesome; that can survive being played with by over 100,000 people, being outside in the elements for four [...]

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Call for Art NYC 2014 Summer-Long Sculpture Program is open!

We are excited to announce FIGMENT is now accepting proposals for the NYC 2014 Summer-Long Sculpture Program! For our 2014 season we intend to select three to five large-scale interactive sculptures that are truly original, interactive and awesome; that can survive being played with by over 100,000 people, being outside in the elements for four [...]

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All our FIGMENT cities and dates in one place

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! Boston, July 27-28, 2013 Chicago, August 10-11, 2013 Toronto, August 17-18, 2013 Washington, D.C., September [...]

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All our FIGMENT cities and dates in one place

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! Boston, July 27-28, 2013 Chicago, August 10-11, 2013 Toronto, August 17-18, 2013 Washington, D.C., September [...]

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All our FIGMENT cities and dates in one place

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 [...]

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All our FIGMENT cities and dates in one place

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! Boston, July 27-28, 2013 Chicago, August 10-11, 2013 Toronto, August 17-18, 2013 Washington, D.C., September [...]

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April 18: SPARK! A creative fundraiser in DC

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. Learn more here! What: Spark! Where: Zeba Bar and [...]

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April 18: SPARK! A creative fundraiser in DC

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 [...]

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April 18: SPARK! A creative fundraiser in DC

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 [...]

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April 18: SPARK! A creative fundraiser in DC

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. Learn more here!

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April 2: FIGMENT’s The Factory Gala!

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. [...]

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April 2: FIGMENT’s The Factory Gala!

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. [...]

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Submissions for Sculpture Garden now closed; submit for Minigolf today!

Submissions for the FIGMENT Summer-Long Interactive Sculpture Garden are now closed. If you have submitted a project, we will notify you by March 1, 2013 if your design has been selected. For more information, check out the web page. Missed the deadline, but bursting with ideas you want to share this summer at FIGMENT? It [...]

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Calls for Participation FIGMENT 2013 in Geelong, San Diego, NYC and JXN now open!

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 [...]

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Summer-long Projects Deadline Extended to March 15

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 [...]

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GROUNDBREAKING: The Factory tickets now available

“I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say ‘FIGMENT.’ ” — Andy Warhol, 1985 Buy tickets here. … FIGMENT owes more than just its name to Andy Warhol, whose legendary excursions into experience-based and participatory art paved the way for [...]

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FIGMENT voted Best Art Festival by Village Voice

We’ve secretly known for a while that FIGMENT is a uniquely wonderful event, but we are nonetheless very excited to see the media is catching on, too: The Village Voice has voted FIGMENT NYC the Best Art Festival of 2011! Our 2011 NYC Weekend event is “one of the most exciting arts weekends within ferry [...]

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Join us for FIGMENT: Demolition Weekend

As much as we hate to admit it, summer is slowly coming to an end. That means we are approaching that time to de-install all FIGMENT @Liggett Terrace projects: our Sculpture Garden, Minigolf Course and Burble Bup Pavilion. Everything must go! De-installation, deconstruction, demolition… Sounds like fun? Fun you shall have! Come out to Governors [...]

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FIGMENT Sculpture Garden piece by Animus Art Collective is picked up by DOT for Summer Streets

“Flaming Cactus,” a piece created by the Animus Arts Collective for FIGMENT 2011 season-long Sculpture Garden, has been chosen by NYC’s Department of Transportation for their “Summer Streets” program, August 6, 13, & 20. Flaming Cactus creates something of beauty out of everyday items. Animus transforms city lampposts – by nature cold and utilitarian – [...]

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Help us maintain our FIGMENT @ Liggett Terrace projects this summer

As the city is slowly roasting in the hot summer sun, FIGMENT’s season-long projects on Governors Island offer shade, solace and FREE summer fun to visitors of Liggett Terrace. We expect about 200,000 people to come out and contemplate, interact with, dance around, play with, talk about, and generally enjoy the FIGMENT 2011 Sculpture Garden, [...]

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Invitation to FIGMENT NYC 2011 wrap-up meet & greet

Well, that was awesome on top of awesome! Thank you so much for all of your hard work to make FIGMENT NYC 2011 such an amazing success! Please join us for a special post-FIGMENT Meet and Greet to reconnect, share stories, and come up with ways that we can make FIGMENT even better! Please note [...]

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FIGMENT NYC 2011 Artists and Projects preview — plus iPhone app!

FIGMENT NYC is about to take over Governors Island. On Friday June 10, Saturday June 11 and Sunday June 12 the island will be a playground for participatory art and creative culture. Want to get a feel of what FIGMENT NYC 2011 has in store? Check out our Artists+Projects page to see all registered projects [...]

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Amazing FIGMENT Terrace Time Lapse – Construction and Opening Weekend!

Check out this amazing timelapse video by FIGMENT Artist Chris Jordan… of the FIGMENT NYC minigolf course, pavilion, and sculpture garden in FIGMENT Terrace under construction from May 20 to 22, 2011, and then check out the intense opening weekend crowds on May 27 and 28, 2011! Wow! FIGMENT GO time from Chris Jay on [...]

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