Voices Lecture Series
Michael Hall: The Disinterested Spectator
Michael Hall is currently an independent curator based in Vienna, Austria. Hall was founder of Chicago Project Room in 1996, and Co-director (with Daniel Hug) from 1998-2000 in Chicago, and also Codirector of Chicagoprojectroom in Los Angeles from 2000-2002.
Recent exhibitions curated by Hall include “Waiting for the Ice Age” (2002) at Georg Kargl, Vienna; “Brutal Ornamental” (2005) at Kosak Hall GmbH, Vienna; “Autonomous Acts” (2008-2009) KÖR (Art in Public Space), Vienna; and “Miete Strom Gas oder Brasilien Wax” (2009) at INSTITUT im Museumsquartier, Vienna. Hall received his M.F.A. in Photographic Theory from the Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit, MI. He has had articles published in Camera Austria and Tema Celeste, and edited a publication for the De Appel Museum, Amsterdamn, NL.