We moved to an abandoned building in 2006. We cleaned it up. We hosted hundreds of exhibitions, events, workshops ad screenings. We have featured thousands of artists and cultural workers of all stripes in the space over the past ten years. It is now the home and studio for Lumpen Radio.
From the site:
The Co-Prosperity Sphere (C-PS) is an experimental cultural center located in the neighborhood of Bridgeport. The space is used to showcase work by artists, performers and cultural workers of all stripes. The C-PS hosts exhibitions, screenings, presentations, installations, festivals, meetings, and performance programs in its 3,000+ square foot gallery. The space hosts between 35-60 events and exhibitions a year serving over 10,000 individuals a year.
Co-Prosperity is also the home office of Public Media Institute (PMI).
PMI is a non-profit 501(c) 3, community based, art & culture organization located in the neighborhood of Bridgeport in the city of Chicago. PMI’s mission is to create, incubate and sustain innovative cultural programming through the production of socially engaged projects, festivals, spaces, exhibitions, and media.