You spoke and we listened! A lot of artists are coming off a busy, event-packed summer and have asked for an additional two weeks to submit their FIGMENT projects. Now, instead of September 1st, you will have until September 15th to submit your project, your performance, your whimsical workshop, your community-based activism project, etc. That's two additional weeks! One more than most of you requested.
Are you thinking of bringing your band, your DJ decks, your musical instruments to our September 29th event? Great! It’s not a festival without music in the air and we’ve hosted all manner of musical performances at Mosswood Park. Here is a list of our most frequently asked questions, along with some advice to set your performance up for success at FIGMENT Oakland 2018. Email us at [email protected] if we’ve left anything off!Read more
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 [email protected] if we’ve left anything off!Read more
Your Tax Deductible Donations Make FIGMENT Oakland Happen!
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.Read more
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.Read more
Not sure what to bring to FIGMENT Oakland this September 29th? Don't worry, we have you covered with these 20 project suggestions!Read more
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:Read more
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 15th 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, includingRead more