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FIGMENT is a forum for the creation and display of participatory and interactive art by emerging artists across disciplines. FIGMENT began in July 2007 as a free, one-day participatory arts event on Governors Island in New York Harbor with over 2,600 participants. Since then, FIGMENT has grown significantly each year in number of projects, duration, participants, volunteers, fundraising capability, exhibitions, locations, overall level of commitment and participation, and public support.

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2015 Summer Event Call for Art

FIGMENT Boston 2015: What Are You Bringing? FIGMENT Boston, now in it’s sixth year, offers opportunities for both emerging and established artists to showcase original works and create something that gets people to interact, to participate and collaborate with each other on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in downtown Boston! Your FIGMENT project can be anything... A game, an experiment, a request, a challenge, a guided meditation, a performance based on audience input, a sculpture that moves or responds, a  heart-stopping technological innovation that changes the way we see the world… Anything that...


FIGMENT Unmasked—A Museum Masquerade

Enjoy a night of adventure, dancing and participatory art- interactive, inspiring & inventive!* *Early Bird Ticket Ticket Purchases extended through February 15! Join FIGMENT Boston at a unique night out at FIGMENT unMasked, a celebration of interactive art, creativity, and a culture where anything is possible! FIGMENT Boston is excited to bring us back to the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation for another amazing night in a wild space. Explore this innovative museum surrounded by awe-inspiring performances, interactive art, light sculptures and installations steam-powered by the imagination.   WHEN: March 5,...


FIGMENT First Night 2015!

FIGMENT Boston @ First Night 2015: Inspiration, Innovation, Celebration! FIGMENT, a free celebration of participatory art and culture where everything is possible, joins First Night Boston for a second year of fun and revelry on the Boston Common. As the nation’s oldest celebration of New Year’s Eve, First Night offers a unique opportunity for artists to present interactive, inspired works with this special “event within an event.” FIGMENT is about participation. Precisely because it requires interaction between the art, the artist, and the viewer, participatory art can be a vehicle for personal and social transformation. The passive viewer...


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