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Israel Martínez: Music and Dialogue

  • ACE Hotel 311 North Morgan Street Chicago, IL, 60607 United States (map)

Lit & Luz Festival
Israel Martínez: Music and Dialogue

Ace Hotel Chicago
311 N Morgan St, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Israel Martínez is a sound artist and experimental musician from Mexico. He has been part of the Artists in Berlin Program from DAAD, and the MuseumsQuartier’s residence program in Vienna. He has published recordings and editorial work through Sub Rosa, Errant Bodies Press, Aagoo, The Wire, Hatje Cantz; and is co-founder of the record labels and collectives Abolipop and Suplex.

Israel will perform and then be joined in conversation by multidisciplinary artist Jared Brown.

In partnership with MAKE Literary Productions and Ace Hotel Chicago.

CHICAGO—MAKE Literary Productions is proud to present the sixth annual Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and ArtOctober 12-19, 2019, at venues throughout Chicago.

This year’s festival theme, “Movement,” asks the participants and audience to consider migration, social movements, and bodies in motion.

The festival features more than a dozen free, bilingual events, including conversations, film screenings, live storytelling, and much more. Award-winning Mexican American author Luis Alberto Urrea will present the festival's Lit & Luz Keynote Address with Luis Alberto Urrea at the Chicago Cultural Center on Sunday, October 13 at 3 PM. The festival’s closing event is on Saturday, October 19, when the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago partners to present the Live Magazine Show from 6-8pm. The “Live Magazine Show” is a ticketed program in which paired Mexico- and US-based participants debut their multimedia creative collaborations.

~~~~~For the full festival schedule, visit

Earlier Event: August 25
Water Music on the Beach
Later Event: October 23
Listen to Your Elders! (Film Screening)