This year's greetings tape features a milestone in the history of electronic arts at Rensselaer. With a significant grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, we inaugurated a series of live, interactive satellitecasts, beaming to North America direct from our studios.
For the initial series, four artists or collaborative teams of artists were invited to fill 90 minutes of airtime with a new or newly re-created artwork that was suitable to the medium and included an element of interactivity. This tape contains the second of those shows, satellitecast on November 17th, 1993. The featured artist is composer/singer Robert Ashley, in a new version of his television opera, EMPIRE. This is the complete 90-minute satellitecast and includes live call-ins from around the country and a live videolink to the Electronic Cafe in Santa Monica, CA.

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