Monday, July 29, 2013

Circuit Bent Petting Zoo at FIGMENT Chicago!

FIGMENT Chicago with the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
Sunday, August 11, 2013, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Garfield Park Conservatory
300 N Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624 (map)

Roth Mobot has been invited to create a Circuit Bent Petting Zoo at this summer's FIGMENT Chicago Festival. Tommy and Patrick, and other circuit benders from the Chicago area, will set up a table full of experimental electronic art pieces that the public can play with to produce weird sounds and music.

Roth Mobot will be bringing their Phonograpahitephonean interactive hacked record turntable that plays graphite drawings made by anyone!
FIGMENT demonstrates what the arts can be: participatory, bursting with creativity and completely free, born from the desire to share imagination and invention between artists and the public.

FIGMENT is a grassroots effort, organized and run entirely by volunteers as a gift to our cities because we believe in the aspirations and mission of FIGMENT. We believe that FIGMENT addresses a number of key issues: