February Meet and Greet

What is Alpha - David Koren

We are starting a series of blog posts where you can watch folks explain Alpha in their own words. Enjoy!

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It All Happens at ALPHA

It's Not A Joke: Project Submissions Due 4/1


It's all fun and games until you procrastinate so long that you miss your project submission deadline for ALPHA 2016.

Advantages to submitting EARLY include:

  • Getting access to a groovy materials reuse center to get stuff for your project
  • Having our logistics team see how they can coordinate getting your art stuff to ALPHA
  • Our "Art Cultivators" will work to connect you with artists working on similar projects
  • My undying love because that's one less reminder email I have to send
  • Your project gets listed in our event "program" so everyone knows the who/what/where/when/how 

Do you really think you can bring a bunch of wine barrels, wood, tools, and supplies without planning ahead?! Like, strapped to the top of a rental car or something? Be like Johnny B and Tim and let us know your crazy elaborate ideas ahead of time.

So you ask, "Well, how do I go about submitting my project, then?"

You have to buy a ticket first (which I suggest doing ASAP so you don't miss our Tier Two price!). There was a link in your confirmation email that allows you to fill out a form to send us your details. Having issues? Email us at [email protected].


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The Principle of Giving


"FIGMENT is devoted to acts of gift giving and volunteering. FIGMENT itself is a gift from volunteer artists and event staff, who hope that each participant brings an attitude of giving. Giving does not imply a return or an exchange for something of equal value." one of FIGMENT's 11 Principles

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Last Chance for Tier One Tickets

We are currently in the LAST WEEK for Tier One Tickets!
Prices go up after Tuesday March 1st!

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The Principle of Self-Reliance


"FIGMENT encourages the individual to discover, exercise and rely on his or her inner resources." one of FIGMENT's 11 Principles

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The Principle of Self-Expression


"Each individual and collaborating group has unique qualities, and through self-expression can offer a gift to others. In this spirit, the giver should respect the rights and liberties of others." one of FIGMENT's 11 Principles

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The Principle of Inclusion


"Anyone may be a part of FIGMENT; no prerequisites exist for participation except willingness to work and play. We welcome and respect the stranger." one of FIGMENT's 11 Principles

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The Principle of Decommodification


"FIGMENT seeks to create social environments that are unmediated by commercial sponsorships, transactions, or advertising. We will not substitute consumption for experience." - one of FIGMENT's 11 Principles

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