Artist

Ian Murray

Born in Pictou, Nova Scotia 1951. Ian Murray is an electronic media and video installation artist who has worked with radio, records, audio tapes. perofrmance, and video since the early 1970s. He studied at the Nova Scotia School of Art and Design, Halifax. He has taught media arts at various post secondary institutions and acts as a media consultant to government and community groups. His video works are widely exibited internationally. Videography includes Come on Touch It (1979-83), Diet (1980), Who Can Help an Amateur with Her Delivery?(1978-79), Kids (1978), Interrogation (1978), Pigeons Intimidation #2 (1976), Hold Still (1975-78), Nova Boetia - Another World (1975-76), Slected Reading (1974-78), Keeping on Top of the Song (1970-73), Retreated Advanced (1970-73).

Videography

Citizens Against Censorship Part 1 to 3

1985, 180:00 minutes, colour, English

Come On Touch It

1983, 34:00 minutes, colour, English

Keeping On Top Of The Top Song

1973, 17:00 minutes, B&W, English

Critical Writing

David Askevold, 1940-2008
by Ian Murray. C Magazine, Spring 2008, no. 97.
re-play: Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton
by Natalie De Vito. C Magazine, Winter 2004, no. 80.
Collection of Halifax video art recalls genre's first principles
by Cameron Bailey. Now, Nov. 16, 1995, v. 15, no. 11.
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Corpus Loquendi: body for speaking, 1994. Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1994.
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Corpus Loquendi/Body for Speaking: Body-Centred Video in Halifax 1972-1982, 1994. Halifax: Dalhousie Art Gallery, 1994.
Video In Canada: In Search of Authority
by Renee Baert. From Sea to Shining Sea, 1986. Toronto: The Power Plant, 1986.
Consolidation and Resistance:: Video in Toronto, An Overview
by Elke Town. Canadian Video Art, 1985. S.N, 1985.
Video in Canada: Process and Production
by Renée Baert. Video '84, - Recontres Vidéo Internationales de Montreal, 1984, v. sept.
The New Work Show
by Victor Coleman. Vanguard, Nov. 1984, v. 13, no. 9.
The New Work Show
by B.D. Hershorn. Toronto: Litho Offset, 1984.
Television By Artists
by Martha Fleming. Video Guide, Mar. 1981, v. 3, no. 4.
Television By Artists
by Philip Monk. Canadian Forum, May 1981, v. 61, no. 709.
222 Warehouse
by Judith Doyle. Parachute, Fall 1980, no. 20.
Cable TV experiment brings video art into the living room
by John Bentley Mays. The Globe and Mail, July 5, 1980.
Introduction:: International Video Art Symposium
by Linda J. Milrod. International Video Art Symposium - Queen's University, Mar. 5, 1979.
Video at NSCAD
by Gary Neill Kennedy. artscanada, Oct. 1973, v. 30, no. 4.
Video's Second Link
by Barb Leckie. Artnews.