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David Hall screenings & exhibitions

Selected Screenings and Exhibitions


  • Critic's Choice: One Year of British Art 1962, Tooth Gallery, London (selector Edward Lucie-Smith).


  • Kasmin Prize, Young Contemporaries, London.
  • Four Young Artists, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • 1st prize (Prix des Jeunes Artistes), and group prize (Prix de la Ville de Paris), IV Biennale de Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris.
  • Towards Art II, Arts Council Gallery and tour.


  • Primary Structures: Younger American and British Sculptors, Jewish Museum, New York.
  • Solo exhibition, Richard Feigen Gallery, New York.
  • Sonsbeek '66, international sculpture exhibition, Arnheim.
  • Sculpture in the Open Air, Battersea Park, London.
  • White on White, Kunsthalle, Bern.
  • Contemporary Sculpture, Arts Council tour.


  • Solo prize-winner's exhibition, V Biennale de Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris.
  • 8 Young British Sculptors, Kunsthalles Bern, Dusseldorf and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.


  • Solo exhibition, Royal Institute Galleries, London.
  • Younger Generation - Great Britain, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin.
  • Contemporary British Sculpture, Coventry Cathedral.
  • City of London Festival.


  • Plans and Projects as Art, Kunsthalles Bern and Munich.


  • Displacement (Removal Piece), sanded floor in British Sculpture Out of the Sixties, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
  • Contemporary British Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
  • Drawings and Projects by 16 British Artists, C.A.Y.C, Buenos Aires.


  • TV Interruptions, ten works commissioned by the Scottish Arts Council and broadcast by Scottish Television, unannounced and uncredited.
  • Inno 70, Artist Placement Group exhibition, Hayward Gallery, London.
  • Prospect 71: Projection, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf.


  • 60 TV Sets, multi-channel live broadcast television installation/ performance with Tony Sinden, at A Survey of the Avant-Garde in Britain, Gallery House, London.
  • Solo film show, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • Solo film show, National Film Theatre, London.
  • Video installation/performance in Open Circuit, Scottish Arts Council Gallery, Edinburgh.


  • Solo film show, Tate Gallery, London.
  • Solo film show, Millennium Cinema, New York.
  • Videotapes and films in the 5th Experimental Film Festival, Knokke-Heist, Belgium.


  • Co-organiser of the Arts Council's The Video Show; showed installations Progressive Recession(1974), 101 TV Sets, and videotapes, Serpentine Gallery, London.
  • First Festival of Independent British Cinema, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol.


  • This is a Television Receiver, videotape featuring newsreader Richard Baker, commissioned and broadcast on BBC Television's Arena video art special, presented by David Hall.
  • Vidicon Inscriptions, installation in the Video Show, Tate Gallery, London.
  • Installation and tapes in Video: Towards Defining an Aesthetic, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow.
  • International video exhibition, Amerika Haus, Berlin.
  • International video exhibition, International Cultural Centre, Antwerp.


  • Videotapes in Documenta 6, Kassel, Germany.
  • Perspectives on British Avant-Garde Film, Hayward Gallery, London.
  • Film en Video Manifestatie, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht.
  • British Film and Video, Cavallino Gallery, Venice.
  • British Film and Video, Bon a Tirer Gallery, Milan.


  • The Situation Envisaged installation, plus videotapes, in Video Art 78, Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry.
  • Perspectives on British Avant-Garde Film, British Council tour of Britain, Australia and Europe including the Pompidou Centre, Paris.
  • London Video Arts opening exhibition, AIR Gallery, London.


  • Video: The First Decade, Museum of Folklore, Rome.
  • Videotapes by British Artists, the Kitchen, New York.
  • Personal tour, exhibitions and screenings in Canada.


  • A Situation Envisaged: The Rite installation, solo exhibition, South Hill Park Arts, Bracknell.
  • Solo videotape show and lectures, Photographers' Union, Warsaw.
  • Solo videotape retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • Video Art: A History, documentation show, Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • Personal tour, exhibitions and screenings in the USA.
  • Installations, AIR Gallery, London.


  • Channel 5 exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • Videotapes screened by Channel 4 TV.


  • Channel 6 exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • The Elusive Sign, British Avant-Garde Film and Video (1977-1987), Tate Gallery London and Arts Council/British Council international tour.
  • Videotapes broadcast, WGBH/Channel 2, Boston, USA.
  • Videotapes broadcast, Finnish Television.


  • Total Dissent, films at the Tate Gallery, London.


  • A Situation Envisaged: The Rite II (Cultural Eclipse), installation commissioned for Video Positive 89, Tate Gallery, Liverpool.
  • Revision, videotapes at the Tate Gallery, London.
  • Videoculture2, videotapes at the Institut Francais de Naples.


  • Stooky Bill TV, videotape commission for 19:4:90 Television Interventions, broadcast by Channel 4 TV followed by exhibitions at the Third Eye Centre, Glasgow and Ikon, Birmingham.
  • Four TV Interruptions (1971) broadcast by Channel 4 TV.
  • A Situation Envisaged: The Rite II (Cultural Eclipse), installation in Signs of the Times: A Decade of Video, Film and Slide-tape Installations, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.


  • Solo video retrospective, Vidéo Art Plastique festival, Herouville-Saint Clair, Caen, France.


  • TV Interruptions (1971) purchased and broadcast by Canal+ TV, France.
  • Solo videotape retrospective, ELAC, Lyon, France.
  • Solo film and videotape retrospective, New Visions Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre.


  • Signes des Temps, installations, Centre d'Art Contemporain, La Ferme du Buisson, Paris.
  • Five TV Interruptions 1993: reacTV, contexTV, exiTV, withouTV, and ecstaseeTV commissioned and broadcast internationally by MTV Networks.


  • Diverse Practices, screenings of videotapes, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
  • Films and videotapes in 60;70;80;90, Showroom Gallery, London.
  • Solo retrospective of single-screen films, videotapes and TV works, Lux Centre, London.
  • Videotapes cablecast from Utrecht.


  • Panelist and personal presentation of work in Dialogues with the Machine symposium, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.


  • Video/TV works in Against the Mainstream: Artists' films from the '20s to the '90s, National Film Theatre, London.


  • Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain, 1965-75, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London.
  • Videotapes at Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
  • Videotapes in Canada/UK Video Exchange, Montreal, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Ontario and Buffalo, USA.


  • Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain, 1965-75, Chiado Museum, Lisbon.


  • Shoot Shoot Shoot: The first decade of the London Filmmakers' Co-operative and British avant-garde film 1966-1976, Tate Modern, London and international tour.


  • Solo presentation of videotapes and films, Tate Britain, London
  • Early British Video Works, Tate Britain, London.
  • A Century of Artists' Film in Britain, Tate Britain, London.
  • Nothing Special: Artists' Video, Media and Reality, FACT, Liverpool.


  • United Professors: David Hall, Wojciech Bruszewski, Wolf Kahlen and Ladislav Galeta, film and video presentations at Galeria Wschodnia and Academy of Economics and Humanities, Lodz, Poland, and Nicolas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland.


  • Video Art: From the Margins to the Mainstream, symposium, Tate Britain, London.
  • Variety, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill.


  • The Discovery of the Electronic Body - Art and video in the 1970s, Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin.
  • Exploding Television, 35th International Film Festival, Rotterdam
  • Rewind launch exhibition, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee.
  • Test Transmissions, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow.
  • First Generation: Art and the Moving Image (1963-1986), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid.


  • Solo presentation of video and film works, Lodz Arts Center, Lodz, Poland.
  • Video installation in RE: [Video Positive], FACT Gallery, Liverpool.
  • Video and film works in A History of Artists' Film and Video in Britain, BFI Southbank, London.


  • We Interrupt This Program, Mercer Union Centre for Contemporary Art, Toronto.
  • Running Time - Artists Films in Scotland, Dean Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh.
  • Disconnect Festival, Venice.
  • Interruptions on BBC Big Screen, Edinburgh Festival.
  • Grey Matter, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh.
  • Rewind Artists' Video in the 70s & 80s, Stills Gallery, Edinburgh.


  • Changing Channels: Art and Television 1963 -1987, MUMOK Museum of Modern Art, Vienna.
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