FIGMENT 2013 - I made this photograph as a participant in the "Real Time Art Show" at Figment NYC 2013, on Governor's Island In New York, NY, USA on June 8-9, 2013. Figment is an annual participatory art celebration that occurs in multiple cities across the country. You can find more information about Figment NYC 2013 at http://newyork.figmentproject.org
This particular photograph depicts Bob Hepner (artist and performer of "the Wandering Carnival") dancing and singing with Rusty (out of view) at JobPath Arts' project "A World that Works for Everyone" while onlookers photograph the pair. This spontaneity suffuses Figment.
The Real Time Art Show is a group social photography effort, documenting other artists, performers, participants and spectators during the weekend's festivities. We photographed, edited, printed and displlayed our photographs in real time during the event, starting from nothing and ending up with hundreds of images displayed. The display expanded and transformed throughout the weekend as participants interacted with our gallery. You can find us and other participating artists at http://newyork.figmentproject.org/figment-nyc/figment-nyc-2013-artists-projects/
All of the photographs in http://www.flashdashbulb.com/p974023406 were edited and exhibited at the Real Time Art Show.
I have posted photographs in other galleries on this site, that tell additional stories from the weekend. Some of these images are also posted at http://www.flickr.com/photos/flashdashbulb/ and are tagged FIGMENT NYC 2013
You can find out more about our project (as well as previous iterations) at http://www.goh.org/art and see images from this and prior years of the entire collective project at http://www.flickr.com/photos/realtimeart/
Drop me a line if you joined us this year and want to see particular photographs.
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Figment NYC 2013, Governor's Island, New York, NY, USA