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"Prometheus" Student Design Bureau Celebrates 55th Anniversary

07.04.2017

On April 6, 1962 Alexander Scriabin's "Poem of Fire" was for the first time performed with light, as the composer conceived.

On April 6, 1962 Alexander Scriabin's "Poem of Fire" was for the first time performed with light, as the composer conceived.

The performance, which became the first in the USSR, was held on the Radio Department of then Kazan Aviation Institute (KAI) within the framework of students' amateur performances concert. That was the starting point of long and eventful history of "Prometheus" Student Design Bureau known in 1994–2009 as The Joint Research Institute of Experimental Aesthetics under KAI and the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan.

Nowadays "Prometheus" laboratory works within the Institute for Radio-Electronics and Telecommunications of KNRTU-KAI and continues its glorious history.

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