About

About collaborate:create

collaborate:create is a program that brings artists together across disciplines to create new works in 21 days that center on one socially relevant theme. The process culminates in a one night only public exhibition. c:c is a project of Forward Flux Productions.

collaborate:create exhibitions feature a programmed evening of new works installed throughout the entire venue, and a salon-meets-museum pARTy atmosphere where audiences can engage with art and artists for a unique "what is art" experience.


History

collaborate:create started in NYC in 2013, and has had 6 cycles completed since inception. It had 4 cycles in residence at Theaterlab in Manhattan, and one cycle at the Center for Performance Research in Brooklyn. In 2015, the program expanded to Seattle, performing at Fremont Abbey.



Tumblr

Click the logo below to visit our Tumblr page and view the collaborate:create artists' process from the current and previous cycles.


Visit our artists' Tumblr page for an inside look at their creative process.

Up Next

collaborate:create will return to Seattle in 2016

Check back here for updates soon!

Forward Flux Productions will announce their 2016 season on February 2nd, and it will include details of the next cycle of the collaborate:create artist residency and exhibition series. Check back here for details soon!

Press

Recent Press

New Day appearance (2)

Watch as Forward Flux Artistic Director Wesley Fruge, artist Barry Johnson and Parley playwright Sue McNally talk about Cycle 5 on New Day Northwest in Seattle.

Ask a New Yorker
Review of "You May Not Belong" Cycle 3 exhibition in NYC
Bushwick Daily
Feature of a short film developed during Cycle 6 in NYC
Skip Walter
Review of Cycle 5 in Seattle

c:c Exists to...

cc5 live music

Give artists a forum to provoke dialogue and share perspectives on current issues.

cc3 performance art

Foster a community of collaborative artists who believe in taking charge of the creation process.

Cycle 4 - Short Play with Film

Push the boundaries of artistic expression by experimentation, forward thinking, and innovation.

Info for Artists

cc4 artist talk back

Applications for Cycle 7 will be available in January, 2016

Check back here in January of 2016 for applications and news of Cycle 7 in Seattle. collaborate:create is a 21-day program that brings artists together across disciplines to create new works focused on one socially relevant theme. The process culminates in a one night only public exhibition that highlights the artists’ creative process. This program started in NYC, and has now moved to Seattle.

This program is free for artists who are selected, and provides access to free work space to create new art that relates to the theme, and your work will be shown/performed in a one night only show.

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