The editors of Cacophony, a local online journal dedicated to contemporary music making and performance, have posted "An Open Letter to Chicago's New & Experimental Community".
De Lara sat down with CAR to discuss his path, what drew him to sculpture, and the parallels of being an athlete and an artist.
To carry on the spirit of thankfulness and giving after the holiday, please consider donating to the Chicago Artists Coalition (CAC)! Every dollar for every new and increased donation will be matched by the Coleman Foundation.
Here is a selection of production and presentation spaces available for rental around the Chicagoland area.
MAKER Grant recipient Damon Locks talks about winning the MAKER Grant, becoming a fulltime artist and its challenges, and how teaching has benefited him.
Cornetist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist Ben LaMar Gay has been making waves in various circles of the Chicago creat
Chicago Artists Coalition's FIELD/WORK team connects you to the latest news, upcoming events, helpful tips, and critical conversations about artists' careers from all around the web.
On July 2, hundreds flocked to Constellation/Links Hall to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Experimental Sound Studio—the nimble non-profit arts organization that has for three decades been advancing the understanding of and elevating the discourse around sound as an elemental creative force in all media.
MAKER Grant recipients Melissa Potter and Maggie Puckett discuss their ongoing projects, the driving force behind their practice, and why collaboration is so vital.
Homme is Macie Stewart (of Marrow) and Sima Cunningham, and they have what they call a “harmonic connection.”
Forging a strong, permanent identity is crucial to theater and dance companies. Having a "destination" space is part of making that happen.
How do we explore classic stories and theatrical forms in our contemporary culture and why do we feel the need to re-tell ancient stories? Hear established Chicago-based theater-makers discuss the practice of adaptation and why we need to create contemporary classics.
What we wear is often as important as what we do during our most important life events.
Key industry professionals and youth from The Chicago Track, an industry school for film and music will join in a discussion about how to leverage and engage the skills young professionals to bring to the creative industries while lowering the barriers to their involvement.