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2 ReVerse Butcher Original Graphic Scores made for the Women in Music Festival 2019

ReVerse Butcher was enlisted by the Women in Music Festival 2019 to make 2 new graphic notation works in March as part of their inaugural event.   ReVerse Butcher, March 2019, Visual Art response to Jennifer Higdon's "Dash". Sold to private collector.  This first artwork, "Dash" is A3 (29.7 x 42 cm) in size, on Canson Montval Medium Cold Press watercolor paper stock (185 gsm). Made with watercolor, ink, pencil, & acrylic this artwork responds directly to Jennifer Higdon's complex and wonderful composition "Dash", and was projected live as a time laps as Plexus played the piece at the Women in Music Festival 2019.  See the whole artwork come alive in this timelapse collapsing 9 hours of work into just under 5 minutes! ...

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'End-to-End', Accordion Book (25 hand-bound prints only) by ReVerse Butcher, due 2019

In November 2018, Burning House Press published the digital version of ReVerse Butcher's new accordion book 'End-to-End'. She will be doing a limited run of 25 fine art prints only, hand bound (or framed & unfolded, buyer's choice) of this in a gorgeous rare books run in 2019.  To see the digitial version, check out Burning House Press. In the meantime check out this picture of the first test print/proof! 

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The First 'On The Rod, An Artists Book' BOOK REVIEW is In!

Eliana Gray reviewed 'On The Rod, An Artist's Book' for Girls On Key. Read what she has to say! "The respect I have for the ideological underpinning of this book is enough to make me want to rain copies of it from rooftops and stand outside libraries shaking pages in the faces of passersby. But more so than that - the work is beautiful. The paintings and collages are arresting; the verse clever, subversive and impeccably placed. On The Rod stands out not only as a wonderfully transformative critique of the original work; but as an impressive artwork that is just as engaging on a visual level as it is on a cerebral deep-dive. Each page is both its own...

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