Exhibitions, Events and TV productions that I have acted as organiser, curator or producer.

Video Art 78 Catalogue Cover

Video Art 78 at the Herbert Art Gallery in Coventry, was a major exhibition that I curated in 1978, with installations, screenings, performance and a symposium.

PDF file of the whole catalogue ▶︎

Letter to Stephen Partridge from Marina Abramović regarding participation in the show

UK TV, a selection of British artists’ videotapes for The Kitchen, New York in 1979.

Glasgow Events Space 1, Transmission Gallery, February 1986. Curated by Malcolm Dickson, Steve Partridge, Doug Aubrey and Steve Littman. The first video show in Glasgow since the Third Eye Centre’s Video; Towards defining an aesthetic in 1976. The show included installations by Steve Littman, Jane Rigby (film), Zoe Redman, David Hall; screenings from Derek Jarman; and performances from Kevin Atherton, Tom McGrath and Peter Nardini.

Preview by Graham Caldwell for The LIST, February 1986 

Not Necessarily….. New Works for Television a series of productions for BBC Scotland, broadcast on BBC2 July to September in 1991. A collaboration between BBC Scotland, Fields & Frames Productions and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, with Ken Macgregor as BBC Producer and Partridge co-producer. The eight programmes of 10 minute duration contained 4 new live action commissions and several pieces from ex-students in the Post-Grad Department at DJCAD. The commissioned artists were Lei Cox (Three Unanswered Questions), Kate Meynell (As She Opened Her Eyes), Doug Aubrey (Blood Tied and Colour Blind) and Judith Goddard (A Bluish Green). The Title Sequence was by Partridge with sound composed by David Cunningham.

Review of Not Necessarily….. by Malcolm Dickson, Variant Magazine July 1991. PDF ▶︎

David HALL: SITUATIONS ENVISAGED Richard Saltoun Gallery, London

David HALL’s legacy as one of the founders of video art in the UK will be recognised in this upcoming exhibition featuring his pioneering work in sculpture, film and video. Curated by Stephen Partridge, the exhibition features major works from his estate. This exhibition takes as its nexus the ground-breaking installation, A Situation Envisaged: The Rite II (Cultural Eclipse) (1989-1990) – a fifteen monitor video installation, first commissioned and exhibited for Video Positive ’89 at Tate Liverpool. 17 July—14 August 2015 ▶︎

David Hall | A Situation Envisaged: The Rite II (Cultural Eclipse) installation view at Richard Saltoun Gallery.