FIGMENT DC 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.
As FIGMENT is a participatory event entirely organized by volunteers, we welcome your help in documenting everything that happens at the event. We would like to have your permission to utilize your photos and videos to promote FIGMENT. If we use your photo or video, we promise to credit you every time the photo or video is used. Here are a few things you can do to help share your photos and videos:
The FIGMENT DC 2015 map is now available. So much great art! And it's time to start packing your picnic lunches. After all, you'll want some snacks to keep up with all the fun. IMPORTANT ADDRESS INFORMATION: Online maps have spotty accuracy for the location of the event. Please note that the address is NOT 1900 S St. SE. Please use “Anacostia Park, Section E” as the address in your smartphone. The park is along the Anacostia Riverwalk Trail, and we'll be located at the Skating Pavilion. Check out...
CALLING ALL ARTISTS, MUSICIANS AND CREATIVES Imagine. Inspire. Ignite. Create a more colorful, whimsical world with YOUR participatory project. Now thru August 14th, FIGMENT DC is accepting participatory art submissions at http://dc.figmentproject.org/submit_a_project