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David Hall bibliography

Selected Bibliography


  • 'British Sculpture: The Developing Scene', Gene Baro, Studio International, London, October.


  • 'Halls of Perception', Eddie Wolfram, Art and Artists, London, January.


  • 'David Hall interviewed', Evan Thomas, Art and Artists, London, March.


  • 'David Hall - The Sculptor as Filmmaker', Paul Overy, The Times, May 14.


  • Movements in Art Since 1945, Edward Lucie-Smith, Thames and Hudson. Buy from
  • The Video Show catalogue, Serpentine Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain.
  • 'The Video Show', David Hall, Art and Artists, London, May.
  • 'Video Report', David Hall, regular column in Studio International, mid-1970s...


  • 'British Video Art: Towards an Autonomous Practice', David Hall, Studio International, special video art issue, May/June.
  • 'Here's Looking at Yourself', Richard Cork, Evening Standard, June 3.


  • Film en Video Manifestatie exhibition catalogue, Introduction, David Hall, Bonefantenmuseum, Maastricht.
  • Perspectives of British Avant-Garde Film, Hayward Gallery exhibition catalogue, Arts Council.
  • Artists Video exhibition cat. introduction, David Hall, Biddick Farm Arts Centre, Washington, Tyne and Wear.
  • Documenta 6 exhibition catalogue, Paul Dierichs KG and Co, Kassel, Germany.


  • Video Art 78 catalogue, introduction, David Hall, Arts Council/Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry.
  • London Video Arts catalogue, London Video Arts, London.
  • 'Using Video and Video Art', David Hall, Aspects magazine, Winter.


  • Videotapes by British Artists exhibition catalogue, The Kitchen, New York.
  • 'Video in Europe', David Hall, International Video Symposium paper, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario.
  • Video 79: The First Decade, Kane, Rome.


  • Video Art: A History, documentation exhibition, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • Kunst und Video, DuMont Buchverlag, Cologne.


  • 'The Early Chronology of Video Art (1959-1976)', Mick Hartney, London Video Arts catalogue.
  • 'Video Installations in Britain', Tamara Krikorian, London Video Arts catalogue.
  • 'Artists' Television', Tamara Krikorian, Art Monthly, Feb.
  • 'Video Art Education: 20 Years On', David Hall, Luminous Image catalogue, Stediljk Museum, Amsterdam.


  • 'Deconstruction', Mark Wilcox, Subverting Television programme catalogue, Arts Council.
  • British Film and Video; The New Pluralism catalogue, introduction, Michael O'Pray, Tate Gallery.


  • Channel 6 exhibition catalogue, London Video Arts.


  • The Elusive Sign, Tate Gallery and international tour catalogue, Arts Council and British Council.
  • 'Shows, Schisms and Modernisms', and 'TV Fighter (Cam Era Plane)', Michael O'Pray, Monthly Film Bulletin magazine, British Film Institute, February.


  • Video Positive '89 catalogue, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, Merseyside Moviola.
  • Video-Skulptur, Retrospectiv und Aktuell 1963-1989, DuMont, Cologne.


  • 19:4:90 Television Interventions cat., Channel 4 TV and touring, Fields and Frames, Scotland.
  • 'Structures, Paraphernalia and Television', David Hall, and other articles, Signs of the Times catalogue, ed. Chrissie Iles, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.


  • 'Television as a Creative Medium', Syn Guerin, and 'David Hall on David Hall', in the Vidéo Art Plastique catalogue, Herouville-St Clair, Caen, France.
  • 'Before the Concrete Sets', David Hall, And magazine No 26 1991, and London Video Arts catalogue.


  • 'David Hall', Michael O'Pray, Variant magazine No 11.
  • 'David Hall interview', Alan McCluskey, Scope magazine No 1, Geneva.


  • 'Le temps, l'espace des signes', Anne-Marie Duguet, Signes des Temps exhibition catalogue, Centre d'Art Contemporain, La Ferme du Buisson, Noisiel, Paris.
  • Videography: Video Media as Art and Culture, Sean Cubitt, MacMillan. Buy from
  • Arts TV: A History of Arts Television in Britain, John A Walker, Arts Council/John Libbey.


  • A Directory of British Film and Video Artists, ed. David Curtis, Arts Council/John Libbey. Buy from
  • 'InT/Ventions', Mick Hartney; 'Early Video Art: A Look at a Controversial History', David Hall, and other essays in Diverse Practices: A Critical Reader on British Video Art, ed. Julia Knight, Arts Council/John Libbey.


  • A History of Experimental Film and Video, A. L. Rees, British Film Institute.
  • 'David Hall interview', Stephen Partridge, Transcript magazine, vol 3 no 3, University of Dundee/Morris Julien.


  • 'Film Video TV', Nicky Hamlyn, Coil magazine, issue 9/10.
  • Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain, 1965-75 catalogue, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.


  • 'A Situation Revisited - David Hall: A Situation Envisaged: The Rite II (Cultural Eclipse)', Chrissie Iles, Factor 1989, FACT, Liverpool. Buy from
  • Vidéo: un art contemporain, Françoise Parfait, Editions du Regard, Paris.



  • Video: Das Reflexive Medium, Yvonne Speilman, Suhrkamp, Frankfurt.
  • Video Art: A Guided Tour, Catherine Elwes, I.B. Tauris. Buy from


  • First Generation: Art and the Moving Image (1963-1986), Catalogue, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Experimental Film and Video, Jackie Hatfield ed., John Libbey.
  • 'Greyscale Video and the Shift to Colour', Sean Cubitt, Art Journal magazine, Vol.65, No.3, Fall 2006
  • A History of Video Art, Chris Meigh-Andrews, Berg


  • 'Experimenting on Air: UK Artists' Film on Television', AL Rees, in Experimental British Television, ed. Laura Mulvey and Jamie Sexton, Manchester University Press.


  • 'Media of Now: an Interview with David Hall', Joanna Heatwole, Afterimage, Vol.36. No.1.


David Hall, A L Rees, 100 Video Artists, ed. Rosa Olivares, EXIT Publications in collaboration with the Fundación ICO.

'British Expanded Cinema and the 'Live Culture' 1969-79', Duncan White, Visual Culture in Britain, Volume 11, Issue 1, March.

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