The year-long LAB Fellowship and Discovery programs are designed to help selected creators execute across their creative, business and impact goals. VFILES LAB
is an incubator and discovery platform with a mandate to discover, educate, and empower cultural creators from underrepresented and underpowered communities.
The VFILES LAB 002 Fellowship
cohort comprises 5 creators across fashion, music, dance and spiritual wellness who are also focused on creating impact through the further development of their businesses and creative careers. The group includes American Ballet Theatre dancer Gabe Stone Shayer
, Fashion designer Elena Velez
, Spiritual-empowerment expert Aliza Kelly
, Fashion designers and philanthropist founders, David Sabastian and Sara Haile for SKDRW & Grammy-nominated producer / engineer Tweek Tune