Circus at Figment Toronto Festival
The North American Circus Competition will be hosting an amazing exhibition at Figment Toronto 2015! You and the whole family can come see a free variety of high level performances. The main event begins at 8pm on July 25th which ends with a spectacular fire performer conclave around 10pm. This show will be so great you will not want to catch the last ferry at 11:30pm but it is a fantastic view as you drift home towards the romantic city night sky.
Hosted by former Mayoral candidate Dave McKay as Sketchy the Clown with a feature performance by Dr Giuseppe Condello -a master of corporeal mime. We will be announcing the full list of performers in the upcoming weeks.
Figment is a free and participatory arts festival originating from New York. The Toronto event is entering it’s 3rd year and receiving significant support and acclaim. Figment is happening Friday, Saturday, and Sunday and we encourage you to see the many other events and art installations on the Island.
Official Figment Event Details found here
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.