9/23/69: Experiment with David Atwood

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Exhibition Label
9/23/69: Experiment with David Atwood was created while Nam June Paik was artist-in-residence at WGBH, a public-television station in Boston. The title refers to the date Paik orchestrated this spontaneous performance in which he composed a myriad of televisual and musical scores into a stunning electronic display. The production was broadcast live as Paik collaborated with engineers, musicians, video technicians, and fellow artists to mix television signals with sound, fusing electronic abstractions of moving color and imagery that had never before been seen or experienced in the medium of television.
Watch This!: Revelations in Media Art, 2015
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department
Artist Archive
1969
Object number
NJP.1.VID.1
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Nam June Paik Archive; Gift of the Artist's Estate
Artist
Nam June Paik, born Seoul, Korea 1932-died Miami Beach, FL 2006
Medium
single-channel video, color, sound; 80:00 minutes
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Restrictions & Rights
© Nam June Paik Estate
Type
Media Arts