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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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7 Things To Consider When Submitting Your Art to FIGMENT Oakland

Considering bringing a project to FIGMENT Oakland 2018? Awesome! Before you submit, here are some things you should consider. Think of them as part practical how-to and part inspiration board to get your creative juices flowing:


Submit Your Project to FIGMENT Oakland 2018!

Registration is officially now open on the FIGMENT Artist Submission Portal. We are excited to announce that FIGMENT Oakland is now accepting project submissions for our September 29th event. Already, we're receiving some amazing projects on our submission portal  Of course, the more art the better, and we look forward to seeing your submission between now and the September 1st deadline.   Who are we? FIGMENT is a non-profit organization dedicated to participatory and interactive art that transcends disciplines. What types of...


FIGMENT Oakland 2018 Meetups

For FIGMENT Oakland 2018, we’re scheduling two different kinds of meetups to connect with community members interested in participating in our fall event. Our Open Team Meetups are geared towards artists and volunteers alike, while our Artist Meetups are geared solely towards artists. Open Team Meetups Interested in volunteering your time, talents, energy, or art to FIGMENT Oakland? We’re always interested in meeting community members who want to join our 2018 team. Come to our planning meetings to find out what we’re up to and...