Get the critical support you need to make your art work. Rehearse, perform, write, document, share, teach, and develop as a Sponsored Artist at High Concept Labs in Pilsen. Receive custom support—at no cost—to help you focus on creativity, community, and transformation. Apply now.
Wednesday, November 8th, 11-11:30AM, online with the password HCL2017
Thursday, November 9th, 7:30-8:30PM, The Hungry Brain, 2319 W. Belmont (must be 21+)
Spring 2018 Sponsored Artist Season:
February 1 — May 31, 2018
October 1 — November 15, 2017 (by 11:59 PM)
$15 Application Fee
High Concept Labs at Mana Contemporary Chicago
2233 S Throop St, Chicago, IL 60608
High Concept Labs (HCL) announces a call for artists and collectives to take part in its Sponsored Artist Program during HCL’s Spring 2018 Season, February 1 through May 31, 2018. HCL is an arts service organization dedicated to supporting working artists and engaging the Chicago community with arts and culture. HCL fulfills its mission through the Sponsored Artist Program. The Spring 2018 Sponsored Artist Application is due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, November 15th, 2018 highconceptlabs.org/apply.
HCL’s Sponsored Artist Program is designed to promote the growth of artists and their work through the donation of customizable, no-cost support services including:
Rehearsal, workshop, and performance space
Administrative and production assistance
Communications and design support
Audience development and media outreach
Photo and video documentation
Strategic networking for partnerships, funding, and creative collaborators
Teaching and workshop opportunities
Participation in HCL Artist Critique sessions, and more
Up to ten artists and ensembles are selected for the program twice a year for a period of four months. Each season is curated to represent emerging and established artists from a range of artistic disciplines.
Successful applicants will be emerging or established artists or collectives with a history of successful work (need not be in same discipline as application project) and with clear goals for their Sponsorship. Accepted artists will be chosen to represent an array of artistic practices and will be chosen by HCL’s Staff and Artistic Advisory Council.
High Concept Labs (HCL) supports artists and facilitates dialogue between artists, audiences, and staff. This increases access and transparency to the artistic process and fosters transformational experiences in an environment of experimentation and discovery. highconceptlabs.org
calendar of events: highconceptlabs.org/calendar