Arts Catalyst presents a new programme titled '9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering Revisited 1966/2016'

Exactly fifty years after the legendary 9 Evenings: Theater and Engineering, Arts Catalyst revisits this hugely influential art event with a new performance commission by Robert Whitman, participating artist in the original 9 Evenings and co-founder of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T) who produced it. An exhibition, talks and events programme will be held at Arts Catalyst Centre for Art, Science & Technology and other venues across the city, developed in collaboration with Afterall and students from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London and Goldsmiths, University of London.

Programme listings:

Arts Catalyst presents Experiments in Art and Technology
Private View: Thu 22 September 6pm – 8.30pm
Thu 22 September – Sat 29 October 2016, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12 noon – 6pm
Arts Catalyst Centre, 74-76 Cromer Street, London, WC1H 8DR
An exhibition chronicling the history of E.A.T., the group who were behind the 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering event.

Gallery tour of the Story of E.A.T with Barbro Schultz Lundestam
Sat 24 September 3pm – 4pm
Please RSVP admin@artscatalyst.org
Arts Catalyst Centre, 74-76 Cromer Street, London, WC1H 8DR
Joins us for a gallery tour with Swedish journalist and independent documentary director Barbro Schultz Lundestam who was responsible for the re-emergence of documentation of the seminal performances by E.A.T. in 1966.

Side Effects by Robert Whitman
Fri 7 October 2016, entrance 7pm, performance 7.30pm
Tickets £10 student, £15 standard, Tickets via Eventbrite 
The Crossing, Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA
Robert Whitman presents a new Arts Catalyst commissioned performance called Side Effects.

Exhibition Histories - Art and Technology Talk: Jeremy Millar
Thu 13 October, 6.30pm
Tickets £3 via Eventbrite 
Arts Catalyst Centre, 74-76 Cromer Street, London, WC1H 8DR
Jeremy Millar, artist and Senior Tutor, Royal College of Art, will host an evening screening of the film documenting John Cage's performance Variations VII, developed as part of Afterall’s research strand in Exhibition Histories and presented within Arts Catalyst’s current season.

Exhibition Histories - Art and Technology Talk: Catherine Wood
Thu 20 October, 6.30pm
Tickets £3 via Eventbrite 
Arts Catalyst Centre, 74-76 Cromer Street, London, WC1H 8DR

Catherine Wood, Senior Curator, International Art (Performance) at Tate, will host an evening of screenings, developed as part of Afterall’s research strand in Exhibition Histories and presented within Arts Catalyst’s current season.

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This programme is supported by Arts Council England, Cockayne – Grants for the Arts, The London Community Foundation, PACE, Afterall, Central Saint Martins, UAL, King’s Cross, Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Westminster, London: The Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) with the Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture (IMCC) and The Performance Studio.