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ensorium Centre for Digital Arts & Technology Winter 2022 Lunchtime Seminars. Wednesdays 11:30-12:30

Sensorium Lunchtime Seminar Series (Winter 2022): Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar

The Lunchtime Seminar Series is a weekly event which aims to foster interconnectivity between faculty, graduate students, visiting scholars and artists within the School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. This casual series will host a variety of scholarly presentations by both York and visiting researchers who want to interface with our community and share their work.

The sessions take place weekly on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Lectures will be virtual until it is safe to gather in-person, at which time it will be a hybrid format, with in-person sessions at Sensorium Loft Space (4th Floor CFA, Room M333) and a virtual stream for those who cannot attend in person.

Due to COVID-19, in-person capacity is limited. Please adhere to York’s COVID regulations, including completion of the YU Screen and wearing a mask.

Dr. Andrew Raffo Dewar (Composer/Musician/Ethnomusicologist / Fulbright Canada Research Chair, York U. DisPerSion Lab / Prof. of Interdisciplinary Arts at the University of Alabama)
April 20, 2022

Andrew Raffo Dewar, Ph.D. is a composer, soprano saxophonist, electronic musician, ethnomusicologist, and arts organizer. Recent publications include ethnographic research on 1970s intermedia art in Argentina during a military dictatorship, 1960s handmade electronic music collective the Sonic Arts Union, philosophical issues of ontology in performance and music technologies, original music for his performing ensembles in San Francisco, New York City, and Hamburg, music for film, compositions incorporating ethnographic interviews, biofeedback, and interdisciplinary electronic music installations and performances utilizing 3D spatial audio. He has performed internationally over the past 25 years, with over 200 performances and installations on five continents in the past decade. Recordings of Dewar as a composer and performer are available on over two dozen albums published by record labels throughout the United States and Europe.

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Apr 20 2022


11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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