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Experiments in Art and Technology

In 1966 engineers Billy Klüver and Fred Waldhauer and artists Robert Rauschenberg and Robert Whitman founded Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), a not-for-profit service organization whose goal was to promote collaborations between artists, engineers and scientists.

The website  begins with the history of E.A.T. from Billy Klüver’s first collaboration with Jean Tinguely on Homage to New York in 1960, through the performance series  9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering in 1966 and the founding of Experiments in Art and Technology the same year, It presents E.A.T.’s  activities and  projects in its most active years 1966 to 1975 and carries the story up to the present day. It chronicles the birth and early years of what has come to be called the art and technology movement, which has grown and developed in many directions, involving thousands of artists, engineers and scientists in all fields, producing works that reach and inspire an ever-growing audience.

Jean TInguely in geodesic dome at MoMA

Activities Leading to E.A.T.

Subway Poster

E.A.T. Competition and
Some More Beginnings

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and Development

9 Evenings poster

9 Evenings:
Theatre & Engineering

Pepsi Pavilion

Pepsi Pavilion

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Activities, Projects, and Proposals 1969-1979

AIMS by Robert Rauschenberg

E.A.T. Founding
and Early Activities

Projects Outside Art poster

Projects Outside Art

Trisha Brown
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Documenting E.A.T.

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