Attention ALL Up & Coming Fashion Designers, Music Artists, & Media! (PRO)jectUS is giving the opportunity of a lifetime! If you are between the ages of 13-23, you could be involved with 2 of Chicago’s biggest events of the year: Chicago Fashion Week & AAHH! Fest 2015.
(PRO)jectUS is an initiative for young adults between the ages of 13-23 designed to build fashion design, music production, and new media journalism skills. Adding value to the skills learned by curating artifacts created & knowledge gained in a comprehensive portfolio. Making that portfolio actionable with industry-centered special opportunities. This a great opportunity to get a head start in your industry.
The style suite is powered thru a program called, “Curate Supply” by the Commonwealth Foundation, while the sound suite is courtesy of Donda’s House thru the Got Bars 2.0 program, & the media suite is powered by Chicago Public Library’s Youmedia thru it’s New Media Journalism – Capture(Us) program. They offer opportunities for internships as well. To sign up, go to the official website at pro-jectus.org.
The contest will be offering awesome prizes for the people in these 3 fields. Fashion designers could win $1,000 Commonwealth Fashion Fund in order to help build your fashion line, a chance to design clothes that will be sold at Leaders 1354, & a chance to showcase your line at Chicago Fashion Week & AAHH! Fest 2015. Singers, rappers, & poets can earn a chance to perform at AAHH! Fest & Chicago Fashion Week. Photographers & choreographers can become the official photographer for both AAHH!Fest & Chicago Fashion Week.
(PRO)jectUS begins June 23rd & production week or Steam Studio is from July 20th to 24th. To apply go to pro-jectus.org. This is an incredible opportunity which should absolutely be taken advantage of. Just apply, you never know. Good luck!