SPONSORS

You are invited to support the Commiserate Chicago 2020 festival. This is an ideal way to showcase your organization’s interest in and commitment to the intersections of art, technology, and media.  Commiserate Chicago is an inaugural media arts festival seeking to reflect on the state of media art, particularly in the context of Chicago, a city with a legacy of media art and an emerging generation of artists. Local and international artists are invited to exhibit work and share their process through talks and workshops.

Brought to you by:

  • Commiserate 2020 Organizing Committee
  • UChicago’s Media Art, Data and Design Center

Dates:

  • Saturday, February 29 – Sunday, March 1, 2020

Location:

  • Media Art, Data and Design Center
  • John Crerar Library, 1st Floor & Basement
  • 5730 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Sponsorship Levels

The Commiserate Chicago 2020 festival has five support levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Friends. Your support is crucial to the festival, and the festival committee ensures that these contributions are well recognized. All contributions will be collected by the MADD Center at the University of Chicago, which will also manage any monetary transactions.

Below is a list of benefits and costs. If you would like to customize a sponsorship plan, we are happy to discuss the details. The festival committee additionally welcomes in-kind sponsorships (e.g. equipment, catering, etc.).

Gold Sponsor

    • 5 registrations with custom badges for people from your organization to attend the festival.
    • Third priority for naming festival events (e.g. VIP reception, coffee breaks, etc.).
    • Logo on the program, festival signage, and catalog.
    • Logo in the Silver section of the Sponsor page.
    • Third priority for a demo booth at the festival.
    • 3x tickets to the VIP dinner with artists, sponsors, and organizers.
    • Recognition at the VIP dinner as well as opening and closing remarks.

Silver Sponsor

eXp
(the experimental performance initiative)

      • 2 registrations with custom badges for people from your organization to attend the festival.
      • Logo on the program, festival signage, and catalog.
      • Logo in the Bronze section of the Sponsor page.
      • 1x tickets to the VIP dinner with artists, sponsors, and organizers.

Bronze Sponsor

    • 1 registration with a custom badge to attend the festival.
    • Thank you note or logo in Friends of Commiserate section of the Sponsor Page.
    • Thank you on the program, festival signage, and catalog.
    • Option to anonymize.

Institutional sponsors

The Computer Science Instructional Laboratory at the University of Chicago

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Art & Technology Studies Department