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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.

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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.
 
For a comprehensive primer on Hallwalls' first 20 years, you could do no better than Consider the Alternatives: 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Hallwalls. Click on the link below to find out more about this book, read it, and search through it via an embedded PDF viewer. [Note that the embedded file is large and may take a moment to load ... it will be worth the wait!]
 
CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES CONSIDER THE ALTERNATIVES: 20 Years of Contemporary Art at Hallwalls
 
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David Schirm
All The Glad Variety


Though distilled into broad symbolic forms or abstract landscapes, David Schirm's work often springs from his own experiences during the Vietnam War and paintings may allude to the scenes of horrific and senseless battles, the strafing of weapons across a landscape, "whose laser-like blazes of fired bullets gave a distinctive hum of un-worldliness to the darkness." Though his depictions of landscape forms even touch upon the pastoral in their depiction and use of color ...