The Co-Prosperity Sphere (C-PS) is an experimental cultural center located in Bridgeport, The Community of the Future. The Sphere is a public platform for art and ideas and an advocate for emerging art in all its forms. We produce and facilitate exhibitions, socially engaged projects, critical publications and community initiatives. The C-PS hosts exhibitions, screenings, presentations, installations, festivals, meetings, classes and performance programs in its 5,000+ square foot complex. From our space we build independent cultural infrastructures to maintain a healthy art ecology for Chicago and our region. The C-PS contains the offices of the Public Media Institute; our parent .org that is a 501 (c)3 non profit arts organization. PMI helps produce the annual Version Festival and the MDW Fair; the art magazines Proximity, Matériel, the Bridgeport International, Lumpen magazine, and Mash Tun Journal. C-PS contains a few artist studios, as well as an artist residency program. Sign up at the lumpen newsletter to receive updates about our activities, event notices and calls for participation in events, exhibitions and other fine activities.