Tension Building

2014/16MM/HD/9 minutes
Film Page

Forrest, Nicholas. “Ericka Beckman on Filmmaking, Gameplay, and Her Berlin Show.” BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 22
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Hoberman, J. “Cinema Gamer.” MOUSSE, Summer 2013

Frame UP

2005/dual screen installation/8 minutes
Film Page

Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
New Spaces for Moving Images.” WALKER, April, 2005

Switch Center

2003/16MM/12 minutes
Film Page

Gaudlitz, Moritz. “ericka beckman über virtual reality…  i-D GERMANY, October 2015
Bier, Arielle. “Ericka Beckman.” ARTFORUM, October 6, 2015
Forrest, Nicholas. “Ericka Beckman on Filmmaking, Gameplay, and Her Berlin Show.” BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 22
Neuendorf, Henri. “The 25 Shows Around Europe Everyone Should See.” ARTNET, September 11, 2015
Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
Fulton, Jeni. “Ericka Beckman — Digital Analogue Pioneer.” SPIKE ART MAGAZINE, October, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Stefan, Olga. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” ART IN AMERICA, September, 2013
Hoberman, J. “Cinema Gamer.” MOUSSE, Summer 2013
Bieri, Martin. “To Understand the world through Sport and Game.” DER BUND, June 7, 2013
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
MOMA FILM AT THE GRAMERCY THEATRE (program document), 2003
6th Views from the Avante Garde (program document)
Origins, Influences, And Interests: Four Women Filmmakers” ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES (program document)

Hiatus

1999/2015/16mm/21 minutes
Film Page

Erica Beckman.” THE NEW YORKER, 2016
Gaudlitz, Moritz. “ericka beckman über virtual reality…”   i-D GERMANY, October 2015
Woeller, Marcus. “Ich kreiere das Spiel, und ich setze die Regeln.” DIE WELT, October 10, 2015
Bier, Arielle. “Ericka Beckman.” ARTFORUM, October 6, 2015
Forrest, Nicholas. “Ericka Beckman on Filmmaking, Gameplay, and Her Berlin Show.” BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 22, 2015
Ribas, Amanda. “Ericka Beckman.” EXBERLINER MAGAZINE, Issue 141, September 2015
Neuendorf, Henri. “The 25 Shows Around Europe Everyone Should See.” ARTNET, September 11, 2015
Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
Larios, Pablo. “Review: Ericka Beckman VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin, Germany.” FRIEZE, October, 2015
Fulton, Jeni. “Ericka Beckman — Digital Analogue Pioneer.” SPIKE ART MAGAZINE, October, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Baker, Sarah. “On Hiatus.” ART & MUSIC, Winter 2013, pp. 18-19.
Hoberman, J. “Cinema Gamer.” MOUSSE, Summer 2013
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Terry, Jennifer, & Calvert, Melodie. “Processed Lives: Gender and Technology in Everyday Life.” 1996
Gender and Technology, 1995 (program)
A ‘Video Viewpoints’ Special Presentation: ‘Through a Video Window: Technology in the 1990’s’.” THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART DEPARTMENT OF FILM (program document)

Blind Country

1989/Beta SP/HD/18 minutes
Film Page

Spooner, Cally. “Top Ten.” ARTFORUM, May 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Taubin, Amy. “The Whitney Biennial.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, April 1991
Taubin, Amy. “Voice Choices: An Opinionated Survey of the Week’s Events.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January, 1990
Mike Kelley: Post-Renaissance Man.” PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE (program), 1989
Seid, Steve. “Mike Kelley: Post-Renaissance Man.” PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVE (program), 1989

Nanotech Players

1989/ 60″x40″ C-Prints with audio and controlled lighting.
Installation Page

Lewis, Jo Ann. “Multimedia Marvels.” THE WASHINGTON POST, June, 1989
Gordon, Kelly. “Ericka Beckman: Recent Work.” HIRSHHORN MUSEUM (exhibition document), 1989
Schwendenwein, J. “Nanotech Players.” ARTFORUM, October, pp. 145-146
Morgan, Robert C. “Nanotech Players.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, September 1988, p.100
Huntington, Richard. “Hallwalls to Unveil Pioneering Media Art.” BUFFALO NEWS, April, 1988

Boundary Figures

1989/ 60″x40″ C-Prints with audio and controlled lighting.
Installation Page

Wagley, Catherine. “5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week, Including Cinderella as Badass.” LA WEEKLY, May, 2014
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013

Memory Core

1989/Installation with computerized audio and lights
The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.
Installation Page

Lewis, Jo Ann. “Multimedia Marvels.” THE WASHINGTON POST, June, 1989
Gordon, Kelly. “Ericka Beckman: Recent Work.” HIRSHHORN MUSEUM (exhibition document), 1989

Industrial Series

Photographic Series
Photography Page

Gordon, Kelly. “Ericka Beckman: Recent Work.” HIRSHHORN MUSEUM (exhibition document), 1989
Goldberg, RoseLee. “Critics’ Choice for ‘85.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Art Survey Goes Beyond the Mere Black and White.” LOS ANGELES TIMES, July
Levine, Daniel. CEPA WORLD VIEW (exhibition document), February, 1985
Hart, Claudia. “Building Your Dream Machine.” INDUSTRIAL DESIGN MAGAZINE, 1984
Collins, Tricia, & Milazzo, Richard. “Anomaly and Effect.” NATURAL GENRE (exhibition program), August 1984
Bankowsky, Jack. “Review: Still Life with Transition at International with Monument.” EAST VILLAGE EYE, July, 1984

Cinderella

1986/16mm/28 minutes
Film Page

Gaudlitz, Moritz. “ericka beckman über virtual reality…”   i-D GERMANY, October 2015
Woeller, Marcus. “Ich kreiere das Spiel, und ich setze die Regeln.” DIE WELT, October 10
Bier, Arielle. “Ericka Beckman.” ARTFORUM, October 6, 2015
Forrest, Nicholas. “Ericka Beckman on Filmmaking, Gameplay, and Her Berlin Show.” BLOUIN ARTINFO, September 22
Neuendorf, Henri. “The 25 Shows Around Europe Everyone Should See.” ARTNET, September 11, 2015
Larios, Pablo. “Review: Ericka Beckman VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin, Germany.” FRIEZE, October, 2015
Fulton, Jeni. “Ericka Beckman — Digital Analogue Pioneer.” SPIKE ART MAGAZINE, October, 2015
Wagley, Catherine. “5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. this Week, Including Cinderella as Badass.” LA WEEKLY, May, 2014
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Stefan, Olga. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” ART IN AMERICA, September, 2013
Hoberman, J. “Cinema Gamer.” MOUSSE, Summer 2013
Bieri, Martin. “To Understand the world through Sport and Game.” DER BUND, June 7, 2013
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Joselit, David. “Mind Over Matter.” THE BOSTON PHOENIX, September 7, 1990
Gordon, Kelly. “Ericka Beckman: Recent Work.” HIRSHHORN MUSEUM (exhibition document), 1989
Dika, Vera. “Cinema: A Feminist Fairy-Tale.” ART IN AMERICA, April, 1987
Hoberman, J. “Avant to Live.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, June 1987
LIKELY STORIES (TLC Program document), 1987
Hoberman, J. “The Mild Bunch.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December 16, 1986
Hoberman, J. “Encore Series: Ericka Beckman.” (series document)
A ‘Video Viewpoints’ Special Presentation: ‘Through a Video Window: Technology in the 1990’s’.” THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART DEPARTMENT OF FILM (program document)

GISTSO TRUST

1986/Electronic Sign Display
Times Square, NYC
Installation Page

Public Art Fund Presents Ericka Beckman at Times Square” PUBLIC ART FUND INC (press release), July 1988

You the Better

1983/16mm/32 minutes
Film Page

Fletcher, Alex. “The Inoperative Community.” ART MONTHLY, February 2016
The International Group Exhibition Less Than One To Present Major Recent Acquisitions Alongside Signature Works from the Walker Center Collection in April 2016.” WALKER ART CENTER (press release), 2016
Black, Hannah. “Review: Ericka Beckman. New York, at Mary Boone.” ART IN AMERICA, June 12, 2015
Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
Ebony, David. “David Ebony’s Top New York Gallery Shows for March.” ARTNET, March 2015
Ericka Beckman, You the Better.” TIME OUT NY, 2015
Larios, Pablo. “Review: Ericka Beckman VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin, Germany.” FRIEZE, October, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Bieri, Martin. “To Understand the world through Sport and Game.” DER BUND, June 7, 2013
Hoberman, J. “Cinema Gamer.” MOUSSE, Summer 2013
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Dika, Vera. “Cinema: A Feminist Fairy-Tale.” ART IN AMERICA, April, 1987
Sitney, P. Adam “Point of View: The Rear Garde.” ART IN AMERICA, Summer, 1985
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
Cinéma du Musée (exhibition document), July, 1984
Collins, Tricia, & Milazzo, Richard. “Anomaly and Effect.” NATURAL GENRE (exhibition program), August 1984
Phillips, Michael. “Provocative Films.” 1984
Hoberman, J. “Passion Pit.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January, 1984
Rickey, Carrie. “Popcorn and Canvas.” ARTFORUM, December 1983
Hoberman, J. “A Kind of Close Encounter.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December 1983
White, Armond. “Little Big Films.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, October 2, 1983
MacKintosh, Helen. “Review: Three New York Women Film-makers.” CITY LIMITS, no 109, November, 1983
Hoberman, J. “Stakeout on 65th Street.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, September 1983
Hoberman, J. “Review: You the Better.” The Village Voice, April 1983
Hoberman, J. “Review: Out of Hand.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, January 1981
Origins, Influences, And Interests: Four Women Filmmakers” ANTHOLOGY FILM ARCHIVES (program documents)
Hoberman, J. “An Opinionated Survey.” VILLAGE VOICE

Grand Galop

1983/Installation with synchronized lighting and audio.
Installation Page

Casebere, James. “Grand Galop” ARTISTS SPACE (exhibition document), 1983

Out of Hand

1980/16mm/25 minutes
Film Page

Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
Beeson, John. “Ericka Beckman.” monograph by jrp|ringier, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Schneider, Anja Isabel. “Ericka Beckman at Le Magasin, Grenoble.” KALEIDOSCOPE, Winter 2013/14
Stefan, Olga. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” ART IN AMERICA, September, 2013
Dika, Vera. “The (Moving) Pictures Generation”, published by PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, New York, NY
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Biovier, Lionel, & Stroun, Fabrice. “A Conversation with Ericka Beckman.” Novembre Magazine, Fall/Winter 2011
Cotter, Holland. “At the Met, Baby Boomers Leap Onstage.” THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 2009
Hoberman, J. “Big and Life.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, June
Hoberman, J. VULGAR MODERNISM. 1991.
Dika, Vera. “Cinema: A Feminist Fairy-Tale.” ART IN AMERICA, April, 1987
Sitney, P. Adam “Point of View: The Rear Garde.” ART IN AMERICA, Summer, 1985
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
Hoberman, J. “A Kind of Close Encounter.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December 13, 1983
HEAD HUNTERS (Exhibition document), 1983
Rabinowitz, Ellen. “Ninth Season of ‘Video/Film Review’.” THIRTEEN (press release), September, 1983
Dika, Vera. “Erica Beckman’s ‘Out of Hand’: In Search of Meaning.” DREAMWORKS, Fall 1982
Lister, Ardele, & Jones, Bill.“Ericka Beckman Interviewed.” THE INDEPENDENT FILM VIDEO MAGAZINE, Summer 1981
Rickey, Carrie. “Behind the Super-8 Ball.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “The Avant-Garde Now.” FILM CULTURE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “Review: Out of Hand.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, January 1981
Keeps, David. “Review: Out of Hand.” NEW YORK ROCKER, November, 1981
Gross, Linda. “Personal Visions of Worlds Unhinged.” LOS ANGELES TIMES, January, 1981
Baim, Richard. “Ericka Beckman: Movies for the New American Adult.” REAL LIFE MAGAZINE, Summer 1980
Hoberman, J. “The Independents.” FILM CULTURE, January, 1979
Hoberman, J. “The Best of Apples and Pears.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January, 1979
Hoberman, J. “Vanguard ’79: Critic’s Award.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December, 1978
Filmmakers: Ericka Beckman (exhibition document)
Hoberman, J. “Voice Choices.” THE VILLAGE VOICE.
Hoberman, J. “An Opinionated Survey.” VILLAGE VOICE

The Broken Rule

1979/16mm/19 minutes
Film Page

Spooner, Cally. “Top Ten.” ARTFORUM, May 2015
Beeson, John. “Ericka Beckman.” monograph by jrp|ringier, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Los Angeles Filmforum presents Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES MOCA (press release), 2014
Schneider, Anja Isabel. “Ericka Beckman at Le Magasin, Grenoble.” KALEIDOSCOPE, Winter 2013/14
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Stefan, Olga. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” ART IN AMERICA, September, 2013
Dika, Vera. “The (Moving) Pictures Generation.” published by PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, New York, NY
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Biovier, Lionel, & Stroun, Fabrice. “A Conversation with Ericka Beckman.” Novembre Magazine, Fall/Winter 2011
Cotter, Holland. “At the Met, Baby Boomers Leap Onstage.” THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 2009
Hoberman, J. “Big and Life.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, June
Hoberman, J. VULGAR MODERNISM. 1991.
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
HEAD HUNTERS (Exhibition document), 1983
Rabinowitz, Ellen. “Ninth Season of ‘Video/Film Review’.” THIRTEEN (press release), September, 1983
Dika, Vera. “Erica Beckman’s ‘Out of Hand’: In Search of Meaning.” DREAMWORKS, Fall 1982
Rickey, Carrie. “Behind the Super-8 Ball.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “The Avant-Garde Now.” FILM CULTURE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “Review: Out of Hand.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, January 1981
Hoberman, J. “Ten Best 1980.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January
Jenkins, Bruce. “New Film/New York.” MEDIA STUDY MAGAZINE, Fall 1980
Baim, Richard. “Ericka Beckman: Movies for the New American Adult.” REAL LIFE MAGAZINE, Summer 1980
Hoberman, J. “The Independents.” FILM CULTURE, January, 1979. p. 40
Hoberman, J. “The Best of Apples and Pears.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January, 1979
Hoberman, J. “Vanguard ’79: Critic’s Award.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December, 1978. p. 54
Filmmakers: Ericka Beckman (exhibition document)
Hoberman, J. “Voice Choices.” THE VILLAGE VOICE.

We Imitate; We Break Up

1978/Super-8/23 minutes
Film Page

Ericka Beckman: Augmented Reality and Cinema Games.” HIGHLINEART, March 2015
Beeson, John. “Ericka Beckman.” monograph by jrp|ringier, 2015
Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Schneider, Anja Isabel. “Ericka Beckman at Le Magasin, Grenoble.” KALEIDOSCOPE, Winter 2013/14
Scheller, Jörg. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” FRIEZE, September/ October 2013
Stefan, Olga. “Ericka Beckman at Kunsthalle Bern.” ART IN AMERICA, September, 2013
Dika, Vera. “The (Moving) Pictures Generation”, published by PALGRAVE MACMILLAN, New York, NY
Harbison, Isobel. “Image Games.” FRIEZE, October, 2012
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Biovier, Lionel, & Stroun, Fabrice. “A Conversation with Ericka Beckman.” Novembre Magazine, Fall/Winter 2011
Cotter, Holland. “At the Met, Baby Boomers Leap Onstage.” THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 23, 2009
Hoberman, J. “Big and Life.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, June
Hoberman, J. VULGAR MODERNISM. 1991.
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
HEAD HUNTERS (Exhibition document), 1983
Rabinowitz, Ellen. “Ninth Season of ‘Video/Film Review’.” THIRTEEN (press release), September, 1983
Dika, Vera. “Ericka Beckman’s ‘Out of Hand’: In Search of Meaning.” DREAMWORKS, Fall 1982
Rickey, Carrie. “Behind the Super-8 Ball.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “The Avant-Garde Now.” FILM CULTURE, May, 1981
Hoberman, J. “Review: Out of Hand.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, January 1981
Gross, Linda. “Personal Visions of Worlds Unhinged.” LOS ANGELES TIMES, January, 1981
Baim, Richard. “Ericka Beckman: Movies for the New American Adult.” REAL LIFE MAGAZINE, Summer 1980
HORROR PLENI (exhibition document), 1980
Carroll, Noel. “Review: Filmworks ‘79.” SOHO WEEKLY NEWS, 1979
Hoberman, J. “The Independents.” FILM CULTURE, January, 1979
Gross, Linda. “Quirk Ethic of Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES TIMES, April, 1979
Hoberman, J. “The Best of Apples and Pears.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, January, 1979
Hoberman, J. “Vanguard ’79: Critic’s Award.” THE VILLAGE VOICE, December, 1978
Best Film by an Emerging Filmmaker.” SOHO WEEKLY NEWS.
Hoberman, J. “Encore Series: Ericka Beckman.” (series document)
Filmmakers: Ericka Beckman (exhibition document)
Hoberman, J. “Voice Choices.” THE VILLAGE VOICE.

Hit and Run

1977/Super-8/9 minutes
Film Page

Ericka Beckman Works 1978 – 2013” MAGASIN, Centre National d’Art Contemporain (press release), 2014
Taubin, Amy. “Fairytales of New York.” ARTFORUM MAGAZINE, April 2011
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
HORROR PLENI (exhibition document), 1980

White Man Has Clean Hands

1976/Super-8/30 minutes
Film Page

Hoberman, J. VULGAR MODERNISM. 1991.
Banes, Sally. “Imagination and Play: The Films of Ericka Beckman.” MILLENNIUM FILM JOURNAL, Winter, 1984
Gross, Linda. “Quirk Ethic of Ericka Beckman.” LOS ANGELES TIMES, April, 1979
Hoberman, J. “Encore Series: Ericka Beckman.” (series document)
Taubin, Amy. “Fascinating Fragments: Two Films by Ericka Beckman.” SOHO WEEKLY NEWS”