[TUES–FEB21–@7PM] //$5 DONATION
On Tuesday, Feb 21 (7pm) Upgrade!Chicago presents an evening of experimental sound/music performances and noise/new-media lectures by Nicolas Maigret (Paris) and HARD R (Chicago). Upgrade!Chicago is an art and technology series which presents new-media projects, engages in informal critique and fosters dialogue and collaboration between individual artists. Upgrade! Chicago is the local node of the international Upgrade! network and meets at the Nightingale Theatre.
HARD R is a Chicago-based collaboration between Michael Junokas and Edward Breitweiser. Together, Junokas and Breitweiser design software and electronic systems for improvised musical performances.Michael Junokas is a member of the faculty at Elmhurst College, teaching music theory and composition. He is also the music director at Notre Dame de Chicago Parish. In 2010, he graduated from DePaul University with an M.M., studying under Juan Campoverde Q.
Edward Breitweiser is a Chicago-based artist, musician, and writer. His works have been presented at Festival MusicAlp (Courchevel, FR), the Illinois State University Galleries (Normal, IL, USA), the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Salle Cortot (Paris, France), threewalls (Chicago), the Giorgio Cini Foundation (Venice, IT), Stramash Space (Glasgow, UK), and the Network Music Festival (Birmingham, UK).
The Nightingale is located at 1084 N. Milwaukee, Chicago