Peer Bode and Andrew Deutsch, professors in the
School of Art and Design at Alfred University, will
perform as members of the Carrier Band in a concert at the
Stone in New York City at 8 pm Saturday, Aug. 25.
Their performance is part of a two-week concert series
curated by Pauline Oliveros in conjunction with artistic
director John Zorn. A composer, Zorn operates the Stone,
which the New York Times calls the "vital East Village
Deutsch (synthesizer, voice and electronics) and Bode
(voice and vocoder, an electronic musical instrument
created by his father Harald Bode, a pioneer in the field)
founding members of the Carrier Band, will be joined by
Rebekkah Palov (computer-generated sound) to perform an
"invisible sculpture" using a variety of instruments,
including the Bode Vocoder, shortwave radio, and hand-made
electronic instruments, as well as recordings from the
Harald Bode Archive and unpublished recordings to Oliveros.
Deutsch will also be performing shortwave radio, modified
television, and live data set mixing comprised of early
electronic compositions by Oliveros and GRM
Deutsch is a visual and sonic artist whose work has been
exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum
of Art, the Robert Rauschenberg Gallery and the Central
Academy of Art, Beijing, China. His sound works have been
published by Deep Listening Productions, SIRR, Lucky
Kitchen, Elevator Bath, AND/Oar, IEA and Anomalous Records.
Deutsch is owner of Magic If Recordings, which are
distributed world-wide by Art Into Life, Japan. The term
"electro-dynamic drawing" was developed by Deutsch to
describe his work, which he also refers to as "invisible
Bode is co-founder of the Institute for Electronic Arts at
Alfred University. He has produced a large body of work at
the Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY, and has
exhibited extensively in New York City, Europe and Asia.
Recent exhibitions include the Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery,
New York, and the New York Electronic Arts Festival.
Collaborations and projects include "Movements for Video,
Dance and Music" with Meryl Blackman, Bill T. Jones and
Arnie Zane and the Susan Ray documentary on Nicholas Ray,
"Don't Expect Too Much," 2011 Venice, New York Film
Festival. He was guest editor of "Tellus#17"
Palov works in sound, video and objects for screens. She
was a member of the early 90's DC and Olympia punk scenes
where she played bass guitar in project bands. Her sound
compositions have been programmed at SoundFjord Gallery,
London, Digital Art Weeks, Zurich, and SoundLAB, Cologne.
Her research on Harald Bode - a pioneer in the field of
electronic musical instruments - includes museum
exhibitions and serving as guest editor of "CEC
Deutsch's and Bode's appearance during the concert series
is the latest in a series of collaborations with Oliveros,
a composer and pioneering sound artist. It began in 1996,
when Oliveros was a visiting artist for Freshman Foundation
for first-year art students at Alfred University. Following
her lecture, they traveled to Buffalo to perform with Don
Metz at the University of Buffalo.
Oliveros returned to Alfred in 1998 when Carrier Band was
formed; they performed the world premier of her work,
"Primordial Lift," in Buffalo. Deutsch was a member of the
Deep Listening Institute Board of Directors from 1998-2001,
and has been a member of Oliveros' advisory board since
The Institute for Electronic Arts at Alfred and Oliveros'
Deep Listening Productions have published four compact
discs and one book.