Gordon Matta-Clark 1943-1978
Office Baroque (1977)
1977-2005, 44 min, b&w and color, sound, 16 mm film on video
Matta-Clark made a cut in a five-story commercial building located in front of the Steen, a tourist spot in Antwerp. (On Matta-Clark's death shortly after, an attempt was made to save the work as a future museum of contemporary art, but the building was demolished.) This tape includes an interview with the artist.
Interview with Gordon Matta-Clark in English.
Camera: Eric Convents. Assistant: Dirk Geens. Audio: Roger Steglaerts. Montage: Roger Steylaerts, Eric Convents. Music: Andre Stordeur "syntheses." Realization: Eric Convents. Producer: E.C.F., Roger Steylaerts. -- EAI
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