n 1967, a group was createdby engineers Billy Kluver and Fred Waldhauer, and artists Robert Rauschenbergand Robert Whitman. This group was then called “EAT” which was shortned from(Experiments in Art and Technology) and its goal was encourage the partnershipbetween art and the world of technology.They createdinstallations and performances which involved advanced electronic systems,including electrical circuity, video projection, Doppler sonar and wirelesssound projection. This was a good step as it gave a good base for this type ofart which contained and discovered the technological progress.The EAT experiments signifiedthe connection between artists and technology and this would have neverhappened without them.The first widely knownpiece was created in the 1960s in a scientific research company Bell Labs wherethe creator of EAT Billy Kluver worked.
The piece was made by Kenneth C.Knowlton who was a computer graphics specialist. His work was a photograph of ayoung nude woman and he turned the image into computer pixels.