<em>Dachau 1974</em>

Beryl Korot
Dachau 1974, 1974
24 x 18 in / 61 x 45.7 cm, framed archival inkjet
24 min, with pictographic video score with sound
Edition of 3

Art 21 Interview with Beryl Korot on “Dachau 1974”

The installation Dachau 1974 focuses on the former concentration camp as a tourist site, as she found it in 1974. Today this piece is highly regarded in the canon of video art for its powerful framing of place and time, in addition to the installation’s technical and structural rigor. Premiered at The Kitchen in 1975, Dachau 1974 is one of the first multiple-channel video art works.

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Exhibition History

1975____The Kitchen, New York NY. “Dachau 1974” (solo)
_________Everson Museum, Syracuse NY. “Dachau 1974” (solo)

1976____Hartwick Center for the Arts, Oneonta NY. “Dachau 1974” (solo)

1977____Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany

1980____Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. “Two Video-Installations” (solo)
_________San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco CA. “Kos, Burden, Korot”

1988____Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach CA. “Planes and Memory: Campus, Korot, Nauman”
_________The Jewish Museum of Art, New York NY. “Time and Memory: Video Art and Identity”

1989____Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland. “Video Skulptur”
_________Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany. “Video Skulptur”
_________Neuen Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany. “Video Skulptur”

1990____Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh PA. “Points of Departure: Origins in Video Art. Campus, Korot, Nauman, Wegman”

2002____Whitney Museum of Art, New York NY. “Into the Light”

2009____Centro de Arte y Naturaleza (CDAN), Huesca, Spain

2014____Tate Modern, London, UK. “Transformed Visions”
_________Art Basel, Switzerland. “Dachau 1974”

2016____SF MoMA, “Film as Place,” “Dachau 1974.”

2017____Barcelona LOOP, “VIDEO REWIND: Beryl Korot,” Museu d’Historia de Barcelona, Capilla de Santa Ágata

2017-18____The Raindance Foundation, “Radical Software,” Media Ecology and Video Art, ZKM_Atrium 1+2

2018____Santa Fe Thoma Art House, “Dachau 1974” and “Babel 1.”




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