So You Want to Bring Your Installation Art to FIGMENT...

Are you thinking of bringing an installation piece to our September 29th event? Great! We’ve hosted all manner of installation pieces at Mosswood Park. Here is a list of our most frequently asked questions. Email us at oaklandcuratorial@figmentproject.org if we’ve left anything off! 

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So You Want to Bring Your Tech Art to FIGMENT...

Are you thinking of bringing a tech art piece to our September 29th event? Great! We’ve hosted all manner of tech-driven pieces at Mosswood Park. Here is a list of our most frequently asked questions, along with some advice to set your project up for success at FIGMENT Oakland 2018. Email us at oaklandcuratorial@figmentproject.org if we’ve left anything off!

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6 Reasons To Get a Jump On Submitting to FIGMENT Oakland 2018

Inspiration doesn’t always strike on schedule. We know, we know. Which is why you have until September 1st to submit a project for our 2018 event. But why get your project in early? Here are six reasons to get a jump on your submission:

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Donate to FIGMENT Oakland 2018

Your Tax Deductible Donations Make FIGMENT Oakland Happen!

Sustainable Sound

FIGMENT Oakland is a free public event run by a staff of passionate volunteers. We’re scrappy, lean, and DIY. We keep our budget low due to generous donations of time, energy, and supplies by our artists, volunteers, and community benefactors. However, there are some budget line items that need to be paid in cash. For these expenses, we rely on financial contributions from individuals like you.

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2018 Summer Art Class Series with FIGMENT Oakland

Yes! We know you’re excited for our September 29th event. We are too. But did you know that we also run a FREE children's summer art class series? Presented along with Oakland Parks, Recreation & Youth Development, this will be our second summer bringing arts education to school age kids in Mosswood Park.

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20 Projects You Should Definitely Bring to FIGMENT Oakland

Not sure what to bring to FIGMENT Oakland this September 29th? Don't worry, we have you covered with these 20 project suggestions! 

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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:

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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 projects work well at FIGMENT? Glad you asked! FIGMENT Oakland provides a unique opportunity to showcase pieces that don't really fit into traditional exhibition spaces. Pieces that are too hands-on, too participatory, too site specific, too experimental, too messy or loud or playful or large. This can take any number of forms and speak to any number of creators, including

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FIGMENT Oakland 2018 Meetups

Shanty Boat by Wes Modes

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 how you can get involved.

Location - Farley’s East - 33 Grand Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

  • June 25
  • July 23
  • August 20
  • September 17

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Artist Meetups

Interested in submitting a project to FIGMENT Oakland 2018? Come to our Artist Meetups in Mosswood Park to meet the curation team, tour the park, and learn more about what makes for a successful FIGMENT project.

Location - Mosswood Park - 3612 Webster St, Oakland, CA 94609 (we’ll be at the picnic tables near the playground)

  • June 16th 11am-1pm
  • July 14th 11am-1pm
  • August 11th 11am-1pm
  • September 8th 11am-1pm

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Call for Volunteer Curators - FIGMENT Oakland 2018

Join the team for our community-driven participatory art festival! 

FIGMENT Oakland is coming back to Mosswood Park Saturday this September! As planning starts for our fourth year here in Oakland, we’re looking for self-motivated, outgoing, volunteers to help with artist outreach and curation.

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