Here you will find newly digitized Hallwalls publications, including exhibition catalogs, literary journals, books and calendars. This database of texts and publications can be searched by year of publication, by search terms, or by type of publication. Scroll over and select the resulting links to learn more information and to download the text.

If you have questions about our archives project, or if you have materials you would like to share, we invite you to contact us. Like our larger archives project, this is a work in progress and more materials are being added regularly. Please visit us again soon!

The Hallwalls Digital Archives Project is co-produced by Hallwalls' Technical Director Bill Sack and Hallwalls' Media Arts Director Carolyn Tennant. We would like to thank our interns and volunteers who helped to digitize and compile these materials: Fernando Alvarez, Justin Chartrand, Katie Coyle, Joey Falon, Corey Mansfield, Rachel Patall-David, Hodari Vassell.

NYSCA The Hallwalls Digital Archives Project was made possible by a generous Digitization grant from the New York State Council on the Arts.
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Sarah Fonzi
Infrastructure Misappropriated

Sarah Fonzi is a Buffalo based sculptor and designer. Frequently drawing upon common building materials such as plaster and metal, Fonzi borrows imagery from diverse sources such as ornament, architectural details, and various everyday objects but tends to skew these sources and their appearance through specific reworkings of material.

Renée Lear
Every Shot from Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera as an Animated GIF

In Every Shot from Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera as an Animated GIF, Vertov's pioneering film Man with a Movie Camera is meticulously reorganized and reconfigured spatially as a series of animated GIF montages, projected large scale. One complete viewing of the GIF montages runs well over three hours—far exceeding the length of its source—contains every shot in the film, edit for edit ...