March - April 2000
Beryl Korot is an internationally exhibited artist first known for her early pioneer work in video art, and for multiple channel work. Korot's early multiple channel works include Dachau 1974 and Text and Commentary, (1977). These early installations have been internationally recognized and included in several video history retrospectives. Over the past 25 years she has received numerous grants from the National Endowment on the Arts (1975, 1977, 1979), the New York State Council of the Arts (1973-74, 1978), and the Creative Artists Public Service Fund (1972, 1975, 1978). A new collaboration with Steve Reich called Three Tales, was presented in Bonn (June 1997) as a work in progress, as well as Paris, Vienna, Amsterdam, Berlin, and London. Act 1 of Three Tales, "Hindenburg," was performed at the Spoleto Festival of Music in 1998.
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