ETC: 1969 - 2007
The Experimental Television Center (ETC) was established in 1969 by Ralph Hocking at the State University of New York at Binghamton and is among the oldest yet still existing nexus for video / media artists on the East Coast.
In 1972, ETC began a residency program, inviting artists such as Nam June Paik, Shikego Kubota, poet Jackson MacLow, and glass artist/video activist Rudi Stern to explore the center's tools. Engineer David Jones deleloped ETC's unique one of its kind image-processing system in 1974
An anniversary DVD compilation
For it's 40th year anniversary ETC started to produce a DVD compilation of a selection of artists who had created video art during ETC residencies over the course of 40 solid years.
Digitizing, restorations, and overall support: Bill Seery and Maria Venuto and Standby program
The DVD is accompanied with a 130-page catalog and is distributed by EAI
Experimental Television Center 40th anniversary DVD selection guest curated by Kathy High
Blue | Peer Bode | 5 min.
Complimented by a selection of early video from Electronic Arts Intermix that celebrates technology in the service of artists, presented by Rebecca Cleman, EAI’s Director of Distribution.
Edited for Television | Nam June Paik | 1975 | 28:14 min.