Selected International TV Broadcasts

NHK, Tokyo, Japan, MONDO 2000 and Cyberspace, 1991

PBS-TV “Video Visionaries” WNET New York, 1976
Video Weavings, Anima, Union

PBS-TV “Videospace Electronic Notebooks” KQED, 1974
Conception, Methods, Cycles

“SCAN” 1972, KQED-TV, San Francisco “Illuminated Music 1” with live interview of Beck by journalist Joe Russin. This live, on the air broadcast, includes a live performance by Stephen Beck, playing his Beck Direct Video Synthesizer to the music “Like It Is” by Yusef Lateef. The transmission was directly connected to Beck’s video synthesizer, with 50,000 watts of power transmitted on Channel 9, 187.25 Mhz, fully NTSC FCC broadcast technical standards compliant. This is the only known time that a video artist performed a video synthesizer directly to broadcast on live TV.

PBS-TV “American Dreams” KQED-TV, 1971,

(other broadcasts between 1976 – 2007 to be filled in – there were many in Germany, France, Italy, Finland, Japan, Venezuela, Canada….