About FIGMENT Dallas

A day-long, annual interactive art event in Reverchon Park to be held on March 14, 2020. Figment Dallas is a free public festival with all self funded, participatory art projects. This annual festival is outside and features local artists creating interactive and participatory visual artwork, performance art, offering music, costuming, large scale sculptures, immersive environment installations, art cars/bikes, hands-on creative workshops, and video installations. No vending, no artist stipends, no sponsors/logos. Open to the public and free for all ages.

FIGMENT is a forum for the creation and display of participatory and interactive art by emerging artists across disciplines. FIGMENT PROJECT began in July 2007 as a free, one-day participatory arts event on Governors Island in NYC 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.

FIGMENT’s vision for art looks past the white-walled galleries and into the realm of participation. Art is not just something that you stand still and quietly look at–it is something you participate in. You touch it, smell it, write on it, talk to it, dance with it, play with it, learn from it. Interactive art creates a dynamic collaboration between the artist, the audience and their environment.

FIGMENT’s goal is to advance social and personal transformation through creativity, in the form of free participatory arts events and exhibitions. FIGMENT is uninterrupted by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. Selling or advertising goods or services is not permitted. Neither our artists nor our planners and staff are paid: everything that you see at FIGMENT is born from a simple desire to share imagination with each other and the public.

In these challenging economic times, it is important that artists devise new ways to create, share, think, and dream about what is possible. FIGMENT is an alternative to many of the shortcomings of the commercial art world: exclusive, expensive, impersonal, untouchable and often simply boring.

Famous for his role in the Pop Art movement, Andy Warhol believed that everyone had it in them to be a star for fifteen minutes. Through his own art, he defined his identity and shaped the world around him. He once commented that he’d like his tombstone to say only one word: “Figment.”


FIGMENT is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization entirely funded by grants and individual donations. FIGMENT accepts no corporate sponsorship of any kind. FIGMENT Global is supported by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.

FIGMENT Dallas is scheduled for its second event for March 14, 2020.


TIMELINE for FIGMENT Dallas 2020

June 15, 2019 1st Fundraiser [CAKEhole] at Green Elephant

Aug 1 - Sept 15, 2019 Call for Artists (for Art Race Art Auction)

Nov. 9, 2019 2nd Fundraiser [Art Race Art Auction] Janette Kennedy Gallery

Dec 1 - Feb 19 Call for Artists (for Figment in the Park)

Dec 13, 2019 - FIGMENT of My Rainbow Imagination Fundraiser at Rainbow Vomit

January TBD Artist Meet & Greet [Happy Hour] location TBD

March TBD Map Design & Print

March 14, 2020 "Figment Dallas" Park event ( Reverchon Park Dallas TX)

 

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    Figment of my Rainbow Imagination

     

    FIGMENT OF MY RAINBOW IMAGINATION
    ✰ Friday, December 13th | 10PM - 4AM ✰

    FIGMENT Dallas & Rainbow Vomit are teaming up to bring you an unforgettable evening of art, music, and dance! Join these two artistic collectives in a special night to support a great cause as we raise funds for the FIGMENT art festival in 2020!

    __WHAT IS RAINBOW VOMIT?
    Rainbow Vomit is Dallas' #1 rated immersive art exhibit. This unique art museum and event space is located across the street from the historic Fair Park right off the DART. The 2600-square foot space has been turned into a multi-sensory experience filled with instagrammable visuals that people of all ages can enjoy together. With more than 20 unique photo opportunities throughout the exhibit, the installations include over 6000 LEDs, 300 pounds of cotton, 25 pounds of glitter, 5 miles of ribbon and 1 secret unicorn!
    https://rainbowvomit.com/
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    __WHAT IS FIGMENT?
    A day-long, annual interactive art event in Reverchon Park to be held on March 14, 2020 [10AM-10PM]. Figment Dallas is a free public festival with all self funded, participatory art projects. This annual festival is outside and features local artists creating interactive and participatory visual artwork, performance art, offering music, costuming, large scale sculptures, immersive environment installations, art cars/bikes, hands-on creative workshops, and video installations. No vending, no artist stipends, no sponsors/logos. Open to the public and free for all ages.

    FIGMENT is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization entirely funded by grants and individual donations. FIGMENT accepts no corporate sponsorship of any kind. FIGMENT Global is supported by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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    This FUNdraiser is an opportunity to support the FIGMENT vision while enjoying what Rainbow Vomit & our local musical talents have to offer!

    ♪(゚▽^*)ノ⌒☆ COSTUMES HIGHLY ENCOURAGED! ♪(゚▽^*)ノ⌒☆

    MUSICAL GUESTS:
    Ghost daddies - The Guild | Sonorous
    Dj Space Chase - Disco Initiative
    Tempr - Sonorous | Sonic Soul Tribe
    Sasquatch - Sonorous | Your Mom
    I Am Prometheus - Disco Initiative | Sonorous| The Guild
    HanzClowd - Disco Initiative | Sonorous


    TICKETS:
    ✰ $20 - Online Presales here >> https://www.prekindle.com/promo/id/530585115396276834
    ✰ $25 - Door | portions of the proceeds go to FIGMENT Dallas 2020
    ✰ Open Bar | 21 & Up only


    PARKING:
    Paid lots. Street parking. Across from Fair Park Dart train station.

     

    FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE:

    https://www.facebook.com/events/416021032671016/?active_tab=about

    WEBSITE:
    https://dallas.figmentproject.org

    DONATIONS:
    https://dallas.figmentproject.org/donate

    FACEBOOK:
    www.facebook.com/figmentdallas

    TWITTER:
    @figmentdallas


    ✰✰ SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS & WILLING PARTICIPANTS! ✰✰

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