A Letter Edged In Black
The Fuel and Lumber Company Presents:
A Letter Edged In Black: The Performance
Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, analog electronics)
Brad Davis (analog electronics)
Saturday, May 9th 6:30pm
Performance will begin promptly at 7:00pm
Because of limited seating, please RSVP by email
The Fuel and Lumber Company
1805 3rd Avenue North
Birmingham, AL, 35203
A Letter Edged In Black: The Record
Performed by Andrew Raffo Dewar (soprano saxophone, analog electronics)
Brad Davis (analog electronics)
The First Fifteen Minutes of The Third Hour excerpted from a three-hour live sound installation in dialogue with Pete Schulte’s exhibition, A Letter Edged in Black, at The Visual Arts Gallery at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, February 2013
The record was recorded by Andrew Raffo Dewar on 22 February 2013 Published by Free Movement Arts (ASCAP).
A Letter Edged In Black: The Object
Record and screen-print designed by Pete Schulte
Envelope designed by Jessica Peterson and Pete Schulte
Jessica Peterson printed an edition of 150 at The Southern Letterpress
Support for this project was generously provided by The University of Alabama’s College of Arts & Sciences, The Department of Art and Art History, New College, and Office of Sponsored Programs. The Southern Letterpress, The Fuel & Lumber Company and Hammock Music provided additional support.
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Andrew Raffo Dewar is a composer, musician, scholar and educator. In addition to leading his own ensembles, he works internationally in collaborative groups with a wide range of musicians and artists. Dewar studied and has worked with musical innovators such as Anthony Braxton, Bill Dixon, Steve Lacy and Alvin Lucier. He teaches at the University of Alabama.
Brad Davis is a musician working with percussion and electronics. He has a special interest in experimental music and improvisation, particularly the use of chaos and feedback in electronic circuits. In the improv scene, he has worked with Ladonna Smith, Tatsuya Nakatani, Andrew Raffo Dewar, Arthur Doyle, and others.
Jessica Peterson is a letterpress printer, book artist and teacher. Her award-winning artists’ books are collected by many special collections libraries around the country, including at Yale University, Emory University, University of Utah, Duke Univeristy and UCLA. Her creative work has been recognized by The Windgate Foundation, The College Book Art Association, The Kentuck Arts Festival and The Alabama State Council on the Arts. She has intiated collaborative community-based book arts projects as a resident artist at Longwood University and Florida State Univeristy. She is the proprietor of The Southern Letterpress in New Orleans. Follow her work: www.papersouvenir.com and thesouthernletterpress.com
Pete Schulte (b.1970, Rock Island, Illinois) is an artist who lives and teaches in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Drawing is the cornerstone of a practice, which includes the integration of sculpture, site-specific, and curatorial activities. Recent exhibitions include Build A Fire at whitespace in Atlanta, a two-person show with John Dilg at Jeff Bailey Gallery in Hudson, New York, Between Moth And Flame at whitespec in Atlanta, A Letter Edged In Black at The Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Pardon up Here at Luise Ross Gallery in New York. His work has been included in group exhibitions at Look&Listen in Saint-Chamas, France and in Simplest Means at Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York. Art in America, Burnaway, and The New Art Examiner have reviewed his work, among others.
Andrew Raffo Dewar
Andrew Raffo Dewar and Brad Davis