July, 2015 (exact date TBD)
FIGMENT Chicago catalyzes and celebrates an abundance of creativity and passion, challenging artists and our communities to find new ways to create, share, think, and dream.
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.
This New Year’s Eve, 7:30 p.m. to midnight, join FIGMENT Boston in celebrating with our creative community and First Night Boston helping to make a special, event within an event, and an experience like no other before in Boston. FIGMENT First Night will be a warm, bright light in the heart of the city with fire performances and innovative, participatory art projects that will spark your imagination! FIGMENT demonstrates what the arts can be: interactive, creative and free, born from the desire to share imagination and invention between artists...