Festival: 9 Evenings: Theater & Engineering, Armory Hall, New York

This festival of electronic and interactive performances and happenings was developed in cooperation between artists and engineers from Bell Labs and led to the founding of E.A.T. Experiments in Art and Technology. Initiators are Robert Rauschenberg and Billy Klüver. The main technological element in the performances is the electronic modulation system TEEM, which is made up of transportable electronic units without any cables, which are remote-controlled. The nine evenings of performances feature John Cage, Lucinda Childs, Merce Cunningham, Öyvind Fahlström, Alex Hay, Deborah Hay, Steve Paxton, Robert Rauschenberg, David Tudor, and Robert Whitman.