9 Evenings: Theater & Engineering, Program 1
Followed by a conversation with Robert Whitman, Julie Martin, and Barbro Schultz Lundestam
Thursday, October 2, 2008, 7:00 p.m.
Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2
Includes the following films:
2008. USA. Featuring John Cage. 41 min.
2008. USA. Featuring Lucinda Childs. 10 min.
Following a screening of the 9 Evenings films Variations VII, featuring John Cage, Vehicle, featuring Lucinda Childs, and Two Holes of Water – 3, featuring Robert Whitman, artist Robert Whitman, producer Julie Martin, and Swedish film director Barbro Schultz Lundestam discuss the now legendary 9 Evenings performances and the recent documentaries constructed from original film footage and archival sound recordings. The 9 Evenings films chart an innovative collaborations between ten artists and more than thirty engineers from Bell Laboratories that developed new technical equipment that was integrated into the artists' groundbreaking interdisciplinary sound and performance events at New York Citys 69th Regiment Armory in 1966.
In conjunction with the exhibition Looking at Music
In the Film exhibition Looking at Music
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