May 30, 2015
FIGMENT is an alternative space for art where the only limit is the imagination. At FIGMENT we believe that everyone has a valuable voice and the ability to create art.
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 and is now an annual event in three countries.
Vertigo by Miriam Fathalla at FIGMENT Geelong (c) 2015 Antoine SalehPhew! They say the third time's the charm and holy moly, the third year of FIGMENT Geelong certainly was a delightful and enchanting event! With more projects than ever, including 3 international collaborations, 3 sound stages, we moved into Little Malop street and got to play, create and share art and fun with so many.Special thanks to the Little Malop Trader's Association, the Eureka Hotel, Beavs Bar and the owners of 71 Lt Malop for opening their doors and minds to FIGMENT.
FIGMENT Geelong Attracts International SpyOur open call for submission is attracting a lot of attention, from nearby and afar!Oakland, California’s best known Conceptual Artist, Spy Emerson, has joined the May 30 event to present new her new project “Hops with Cops." Emerson’s socially engaging, interactive work generates conversations about challenging subjects. Using renegade techniques in combination with multiple mediums, Emerson creates projects that address social issues with humor. Regarding her new work “Hops with Cops” Emerson said, “…Ghandi's great words, ‘be the change you want to see in the world’...
PRJKTR magazine is out!Check out the new arts and culture mag for Gtown; PRJKTR. You'll find it anywhere you usually find Forte Magazine or online at http://prjktr.com.au/. Look closely and you'll find some interactive art in the new rag, courtesy of FIGMENT Geelong!