TRQPiTECA is a Chicago-based artist duo and production company founded by DJs La Spacer & Cqqchifruit. Since 2015, they have been creating spaces for local and international artists who identify as queer (LGBTQIA+), BIPOC, and allies to experiment and thrive, with tropical, house, and techno music as the foundation. They curate unique and inclusive nightlife and festival experiences through the incorporation of installation art, video, dance music, and performances. Over the 8 years of TRQPITECA’s existence, they have worked with over 300 performance artists, visual artists, DJs, and musicians from Chicago and around the world, promoting underground art and dance music as powerful forms of activism with the power to unite individuals across generations, cultural backgrounds, and identities.