Lost, lost

Where: High Concept Labs (HCL) 2233 S Throop St, Chicago, fourth floor

When: 7:00-9:00pm. Doors will open around 6:45 and the event will run aproximately 45 minutes. After the performance there will be time for a question and answer session with the poets/performers.

Access: HCL is ADA accessible via the entrance on the north side of Mana Contemporary Chicago. Enter the parking lot from the intersection of Allport and Cermak. The ADA parking and entrance will be to your right. There will be Signage to help locate the ramp.

"Lost, lost" will have an ASL interpreter available as well as a touch tour. Please email matt@mattbodett.com if you wish to arrange the use of either services.

Parking is available on the east side of the Mana Contemporary Chicago building.

Cost: There is a suggested $10 ticket price

What: “Lost, lost” is a an exploration of madness as seen in Shakespeare's Hamlet. Through video and live performance Matt Bodett will explore the ways that different versions of madness play out both through Hamlet, and through his own experiences with insanity.

The Artists: Matt Bodett is currently a sponsored artist at HCL for the Fall of 2018. He received his MFA from Boise State University in 2011, and taught printmaking there until he moved to Chicago in 2013. Since moving to Chicago he has played an active role in disability advocacy and utilizing artwork to open dialogue around mental health. Diagnosed with schizo-affective disorder, as a visual artist, poet, and performance artist Matt has had opportunities to share his work at many venues throughout the Chicago including Steppenwolf Theater, Victory Gardens, The Poetry Foundation, Intuit: the Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Evanston Art Center, Gallery 400, and many other locations. His printmaking has been featured in the 3rd Global Print exhibition and the 9th Douro Biennial in Douro, Portugal, as well as print exhibitions in Tehran, Iran: Milan, Italy; and Oslo, Norway. Matt also teaches at Loyola University Chicago, Northeastern University, and is on the advisory board for the Institute for Therapy Through the Arts based in Evanston, IL.