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Cinematographic Film


[9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering] / Produced by Billy Klüver; camera operators: Alfons Schilling and other unknown operators. — [Shot from October 13 to 23, 1966]. . — 24 film reels (ca 9 hr.): original, b&w, silent; 16 and 35 mm + negatives. — Factual footage of each of the performances by John Cage ("Variations VII", October 15 and 16), Lucinda Childs ("Vehicle", October 16 and 23), Öyvind Fahlström ("Kisses Sweeter than Wine", October 21 and 22), Alex Hay ("Grass Field", October 13 and 22), Deborah Hay ("Solo", October 13 and 23), Steve Paxton ("Physical Things", October 13 and 19), Yvonne Rainer ("Carriage Discreteness", October 15 and 21), Robert Rauschenberg ("Open Score", October 14 and 23), David Tudor ("Bandoneon ! (A Combine)", October 14 and 18) and Robert Whitman ("Two Holes of Water-3", October 18 and 19) within the context of the "9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering", The Armory (New York, N.Y., United States), October13-23, 1966. — The duration of each of the performances does not match the time length of their presentation at the Armory. — The factual footage was edited by Alfons Schilling in his unreleased 1967 film entitled: "9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering". See: 9 EV VID 00032223 / O. — It is also appearing in Barbro Schultz Lundestan's series of documentaries on each ten performances (production started in 1996). Two films from this series are completed. See: 9 EV VID 00011887 / M; 9 EV VID 00022421 / M; 9 EV VID 00033983 / SM. — Sub-master copy on digital Betacam videocassette made in 2005 from the original material in 16 mm. — Reference copy available (10 DVD-Video). — The Daniel Langlois foundation for Art, Science, and Technology, 9 Evenings: Theatre and Engineering fonds.

Cinematographic Film
- CR+D call code: 9 EV VID 00031602 / R / 10 ÉLÉMENTS
- State in the CR+D Collection : ORIGINAL
- Fonds/Collections : 9 Evenings

The CR+D Database contains the following indexation:
(Please note that indexation is not always exhaustive.)

Individuals:
- John Cage (RF : High)
- Lucinda Childs (RF : High)
- Alex Hay
- Deborah Hay
- Steve Paxton
- Yvonne Rainer
- Robert Rauschenberg, 1925 (RF : High)
- David Tudor, 1926-1996 (RF : High)
- Robert Whitman

Linked events:
- 9 Evenings : Theatre and Engineering, 1966, New York
- Variations VII, 1966, New York

Themes:
- Dance (RF : High)
- Performance (RF : High)