Robert Stearns Statement

Robert Stearns



Robert Stearns, Statement (2001)

Written by the Kitchen's first director, Robert Stearns, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Kitchen and Electronic Arts Intermix, this personal narrative describes the first years of the Kitchen. Stearns details the Kitchen's relationship with Howard Wise and EAI, recounting issues relating to funding, finances, administration and space. Tracing his own role, as well as that of Wise and other important participants, Stearns gives a first-hand account of the Kitchen's early history, from its inception in 1971 through its incorporation in 1974.