Beryl Korot | the artist




The artist Beryl Korot
Born 1945, Queens, New York, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Video,


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Composer Steve Reich and video artist Beryl Korot.
Interview with Steve Reich and Beryl Korot
Beryl Korot was born in 1945 in New York, where she continues to live and work. An early video-art pioneer and an internationally exhibited artist, her multiple-channel (and multiple-monitor) video installation works explored the relationship between programming tools as diverse as the technology of the loom and multiple-channel video. She has commented: “Just as the spinning and gathering of wool serve as the raw material for a weave, so the artist working with video selects images to serve as the basic substance of the work…”
Beryl Korot is an internationally exhibited artist first known for her early pioneer work in video art, and for multiple channel work in particular. She was co-founder and co-editor of Radical Software (1970), the first publication to document artists’ work and ideas concerning video, and in l976 she co-edited Video Art with Ira Schneider, published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Her most recent video work for music theatre is created entirely on computer…


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