Critical Writing Index

Rooted in the Experimental: A Conversation with Gary Hill

by Colette Copeland

Afterimage, Nov. 2009, v. 37, no. 3, pp. 19-22

Colette Copeland interviews Seattle-based media artist and writer Gary Hill. Hill, one of the early innovators in video art, addresses themes of language and communication in his work while continuing to reinvent the medium of video. The interview touches on what it means to be called a "video artist" and how Hill identifies with this term, his views on installation and performance art, and documentation of live performance.

Key words: video art, video installation, installation art, documentation, performance art, live performance

ITEM 2009.143 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

In Blind SpotGary Hill