Jul 26th 2019

Contemporary sound-based artists transform your MCA experience on select Friday nights with custom soundtracks reflecting their perspective of works on view in the museum. DJ sets and live bands occupy the Commons as the museum itself amplifies their sound constructions. DJ and performance artist CQQCHiFRUIT Dentata (Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero) blends the sounds of their native Miami—baile, dancehall, and reggaeton—with Chicago’s heralded house, juke, and ghetto-tech traditions to create an experience that celebrates divas, womxn, and queer artists from around the world.


CQQCHiFRUIT Dentata (Jacquelyn Carmen Guerrero) is a Chicago-based DJ and musician originally from Miami. CQQCHiFRUIT’s sound incorporates elements from her Miami roots (salsa, reggaeton, dancehall, baile funk, hip hop, booty bass, trance, club) and Chicago residence (house, juke, ghetto tech), with emphasis on divas, womxn, and queer artists from around the world. In 2015, along with Chicago producer La Spacer, CQQCHiFRUIT cofounded and became resident DJ of TRQPiTECA, a Chicago-based artist duo and production company creating space for local and international artists working with queer and tropical aesthetics to experiment and thrive.

Soundtrack is organized by January Parkos Arnall, Curator, Public Programs and Christy LeMaster Assistant Curator of Public Programs.

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