Thursday, September 20, 2012
An Evening of FilmsThree Films by Robert Rauschenberg, John Cage and David Tudor
7 – 9 pm
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition "The New York Collection for Stockholm," these three films feature archival material from a series of innovative dance, music and theater performances, known as 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering, held in 1966 at the 69th Regiment Armory, New York City. Immediately following the event, the organizers formed the group Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) to continue facilitating artist–engineer collaborations. From 1971 to 1973, E.A.T. put together the New York Collection for Stockholm and produced its fundraising portfolio of the same name, which on view at GMOA through Oct. 28, 2012.
The films include Robert Rauschenberg’s “Open Score,” John Cage’s “Variations VII” and David Tudor's "Bandoneon! (a combine)."
Lynn Boland, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art at the Georgia Museum of Art, and curator of the exhibition, will introduce the films with a 30-minute talk outlining the history and goals of 9 Evenings and E.A.T., and discussing some of the prints in the exhibition. The three films total 113 minutes and are not rated.