DANIEL KNOX performs BLACK & WHITES live at 92YTRIBECA in New York City on January 25th 2012
Photography by John Atwood

Bizarre how a city situated in the middle of the United States can be one of vast extremes. Bold lines divide rich and poor, black and white, and summer and winter; Chicago is a city that prides itself on the endurance of its ups and downs. Through the marriage of sound and image, Daniel Knox and John Atwood communicate a perspective of Chicago deemed harsh, melancholy, and romantic. Their collaboration exceeds the simple blend of score over slide show. Rather, the piece feels a seamless performance, difficult to decide where the rolling photos end and the piano begins.

– Graham Savage Wasley

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