First Night at ideaXfactory is great stART for 2013!

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Art Of Space installation, neon and LED music and movement activated sculpture by Russ RuBert, hands-on Yarn Bombing and puppet-making at SquidFoo and laser finger rings were some the fun events for a spectacular First Night Springfield at the IdeaXfactory!

Contemporary Art Installations at ideaXfactory on First Night

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Experience site-specific art environments at ideaXfactory. Move inside the building to activate bright-colored neon sculptures by artist Russ RuBert. Climb into “Knitting Space” woven from plastic into gigantic webs by art and architecture group Art of Space. Try your hand at Yarn Bombing (non-permanent outdoor yarn graffiti) and add to an outdoor public art installation. … Read More

Yarn Bombers meet on Sundays 4-6

Yarn bombers have been meeting on Sundays at 4-6 pm at ideaXfactory. It’s an informal group — all ages, all genders are welcome. We have a community stash of yarn and tools, so you don’t need to bring anything. Or if you do have some old, scrap or salvage yarn you’re not using, bring it … Read More

Art of Space work session during November First Friday Art Walk

Here is the first work session to create Knitting Space that occurred on November’s First Friday Art Walk. Art of Space built the giant hand-made looms to weave the plastic strips into sections that will be hung from the ceiling, creating a canopy you can walk under or hammock where you can rest.