Jeff Behary · underground artist
MUSEUM CURATOR · ELECTRICAL HISTORIAN · ENGINEER · DISSIDENT · HIGH VOLTAGE PROPS FOR TELEVISION & FILM INDUSTRIES
phone:  (954) 253-3529



I dreamed my whole life of being front page on the BBC, but instead something better happened:  My best drinking buddy landed the spot.
It was accidental.  Possibly my fault.  But a beautiful accident.  Much like the rest of life.  





Large Tesla Coil engineered and built by Jeff Behary for OSHA training and special effects

     
 
   
 


 
  National Geographic's series "American Genius"  
 
 





Snovonne Snowhite "Freezing Skin" (Extended Version) and "Making Of..." Music Video Collaborations
 
 
 
 
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  Spanish TV special on the "Death Ray" by Antonio Longoria  
 
   
  Travel Channel's Mysteries At The Museum  
 
NHK Japanese TV "Giants Of The Light And Shadow"
 
 
   
   
   
   
  Wenneker TV's "Struck By Lightning" (Holland)  
 
   
     
 
Various episodes of "Strangest Weather On Earth 2", Weather Channel, Discovery Channel, Channel 4 (UK)
 
 
     





ABC's Forever
 
 

 
  History Channel's Modern Marvels  
     
     
   
     
   
  Michael Krause's film "All About Tesla:  The Movie" (Germany)  
     
     
  Lecturing with high voltage

Lighting Lamps Wirelessly in Salt Lake City; Demonstrating 1920s Electrosurgical Techniques to Physicians in Seattle


 
   
  Public Acheivements  
 

 

 
 


Io, Mejla, Madeline


Mort Subite, Floris Cactus, and I suppose we drank the Cantillon...
Pilsner Urquell, Absinth, Delirium Tremens,
#GCG
Stone Button Gallery
Agora Restaurant
Table 427
Carilla Ice Cream
Historic Northwood.  It's home.  

BBC Future "Why Victorians Electrocuted Themselves" / "The strange Victorian fashion of self-electrification", David Robson,   2017
Snovonne "Sno" Drake "The Child And The Bitch Chronicles (1984-2014)" (100% Sno.  I just provided the personal scrapbook of Frederick Strong)    2017
Museum Curator / Research & Development for RGF Environmental Group, Inc.    2016

Television Programmes:
American Genius, National Geographic/Stephen David Productions (USA), 2015
Forever, ABC/Time Warner (USA), 2014
Strangest Weather On Earth Series II, Weather Channel (USA) Channel 4 (UK), 2014
American Restoration, History Channel (USA), 2014
American Pickers, History Channel (USA), 2014
Strangest Weather On Earth, Weather Channel (USA) Channel 4 (UK), 2013
Mysteries At The Museum 2, Travel Channel (USA), 2012
Giants Of The Light And Shadow, NHK TV (Japan), 2010
Modern Marvels “Mad Electricity”, History Channel (USA), 2008
Somewhere Out There, Pilot Episode, Toronto (Canada), 2007
Disinformation TV, (UK), 2001

Movies / Films:
Struck By Lightning, Wenneker TV (Netherlands), 2012
All About Tesla: The Research, Maxim Films (Germany), 2007
Miracle Events Unbelievable, Fuji Film, (Japan), 2003

Independent Films:
Too many to remember (but remind me and I will list them)  Great people like P. J. Tamayo...
So many people who traveled from around the world... I am so sorry I can't remember your names.  But we had fun! 

Music Video:
Snowhite (Freezing Skin), Snovonne (Slovakia, USA), 2013
"Making Of..." Snowhite Video, Snovonne (Slovakia, USA) 2013
Sno did all the work, I just rearranged the furniture :)
And more to come!

Set/Props:
Tesla Motor, Tesla Coils, and Edison Lamp Factory  for National Geographic's American Genius Miniseries
Victorian Doctor's Office and Traveling Salesman Table for ABC/Time Warner's Forever
Frankenstein Props/Replicas, and actual Kenneth Strickfaden relics for John "Grizzy" Grzywacz OSHA Lead Instructor

Book References:
Worldwide list of Dissident Scientists, Jean de Climont, 2016
Lebensdaten: verdienter Persönlichkeiten in den ersten Jahrzehnten der Röntgenologie, Gerhard Kütterer, 2015
 Capacity for Murder, Bernadette Pajer, Poised Pen Press, 2013
Infinite Energy Technologies, Finley Eversole, Inner Traditions / Bear & Co.  2012
Wie Nikola Tesla das 20. Jahrhundert erfand, Michael Krause, 2010
Reminiscences Of A Birdman, Robert Campbell, Living History Press, 2009
Quack! Tales of Medical Fraud, Bob McCoy, Santa Monica Press, 2001
Bayonne Passenges, Kathleen M.  Middleton, 1999
Apocalypse Culture II, Adam Parfrey, Feral House Publishing, 1999
(Thanks to Adam for my first "gig" promoting his book)

Dissertation/Thesis Assistance:
RADIANT EXPOSURE: THE ART AND SPECTACLE OF THE X-RAYED BODY IN AMERICAN VISUAL CULTURE,          
Lita Tirak, College Of William & Mary, 2016
Life in the Open Air: The Persistence of Outdoor Air Treatment for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Patients in America          
from the Industrial Revolution to the 1950s, Tara Darlene Mastrangelo, James Madison University, 2011
The Rhetoric of Hysteria in the U.S., 1830--1930: Suffragists, Sirens, Psychoses, Georgianna Oakley Miller, 2009
Countless others, apologies to everyone I forgot!

Magazines and Periodicals:
New Glass Review 37, Corning Museum Of Glass, 2016
Palm Beach Senior/Boomer, Cover story, November 2012
Colors (Italy), 2012
Aunt Minnie Radiology News (Worldwide Web), 2011
Les Nouvelles Esthetiques (USA, Canada), 2010
Revolver, Archiv für Aktuelle Kunst, 2004
Flyer Magazine (UK), 2002
Sail Magazine (USA), 2002

Art Exhibits:
Linda Matney Gallery X-RA*DI*ANCE, Curated by Lita Tirak, Williamsburg VA, 2013

Public Lectures published on DVD:
 The Quest For Kinraide, Long Island, NY, 2011
 History of High Frequency Coils in Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2011
  Real History Of Electrotherapy, Seattle, WA, 2007
  150th Anniversary of Nikola Tesla, Long Island, NY, 2006
 Redefining Tesla Technologies, Salt Lake City, UT, 2005
 Turn Of The Century Discoveries, Washington DC , 2004

Radio Interview:
  “Questions Questions”, BBC Radio (United Kingdom), 2005

Historical Accomplishments:
Documented and restored over 500 Antique medical and electrical machines, 1996-2016
Reinvented the technique of winding flat "Pancake" style Tesla Coils, 2001-2016
Collaborated closely with the Tesla Family 2005-2016
Drove $30,000 worth of rare Tesla apparatus to Tesla Museum & Science Center at Wardenclyffe from Frank Jones Collection, 2016
Restored original Kinraide X-Ray machine for the Kinraide family, 2010
Found the home of X-Ray and high frequency pioneer and Thomas Burton Kinraide.  Recovered the world's oldest Tesla Coils (1896-1899), 2005
Developed the Binary Tuning Condenser for tuning High Frequency Coils, 2004

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Czech Underground, Václav Havel, Plastic People Of The Universe, Eva Turnova, Joe Carnation, Pavel Zajíček... Good books, good music, good inspiration to live by...

Gift from Nikola Tesla's closest relative William Terbo.
I have been considered one of the top authorities on the work of Nikola Tesla, and am grateful and honoured for that.



Dedication:   Nikola Tesla, Frank Jones, Grizzy, Bill Wysock, Jim Hardesty, Graham Foulkes, William Terbo, Thomas Burton Kinraide, Frederick Finch Strong, Harry Goldman, Madeline, Julian, Io, Mejla, Sno & Eric, and Astrid.