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Sara Black & Jillian Soto at Hyde Park Art Center

Check out Sara Black and Jillian Soto’s contribution at the Hyde Park Art Center open now until January 6. From the Hyde Park Art center website: “The exhibition Two Histories of the World, on view at the Hyde Park Art Center from September 16, 2012 until January 6, 2013, features the works of five artists   …Continue Reading


Sara Black & Jillian Soto

Visual Arts During their residency at HCL, Black and Soto will complete the second part of a two part experimental exhibition entitled Two Histories of the World curated by local independent curator  Karsten Lund. This exhibition began one year ago at a former Chicago factory, an immense structure in partial disrepair that became home to a large resale   …Continue Reading


Theatre Seven of Chicago

2012-13 Season Theatre Seven of Chicago will be in residence at High Concept Labs for its entire 2012-13 season. The award-winning company’s seventh season includes four new-to-Chicago plays which explore the diverse Chicago experience, a monthly reading series and other auxiliary programming. In November, the company opens American Storm, a Chicago premiere from Carter Lewis,   …Continue Reading


Manual Cinema and Chicago Q Ensemble

Project Title: FJORDS FJORDS is a multidisciplinary, multimedia performance by Manual Cinema in collaboration with the string quartet Chicago Q Ensemble. Toeing the line between live scored cinema and performance art, FJORDS features shadow puppetry, live silhouette, video, and manipulated slide projection to create haunting visual renderings of Portland-based poet Zachary Schomburg’s poetry. Juxtaposing dreamscapes   …Continue Reading


New Millennium Orchstra

Project: 2012 Season New Millennium Orchestra will be using HCL to rehearse their Feb. 23rd Harris Theater concert featuring Brahms 4th Symphony, CSO compeer in residence Mason Bates’ “Mothership”, and Concert Artists Guild winner Claire Chase in Saariaho’s concerto for flute and orchestra, “L’aile du songe”. They will also be co-producing a summer 2012 opera   …Continue Reading