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Conical Intersect

Conical Intersect

Part of

People

  • Gordon Matta-Clark (creator)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (artist)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

Title

Conical Intersect

Dates of creation

[1975]

Level of archival description

File 7

Extent and Medium

  • 11 film reels
  • 2 videocassettes

Scope and Content

File consists of film originals and video transfers of a film about the building cut Conical Intersect, made in Paris, France. Materials were recorded in 1975 and some were transferred to videocassette in 1992.

File contains film reels and videocassettes.

Reference Number

CP138.S6.D7

Related units of description

  • DVDs PH2006:0234 and PH2006:0235 in the CCA Photographs Collection are films by Marc Petitjean of Conical Intersect.
  • Videocassettes of Conical Intersect, some from the Programs series distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix, can be found in Files 21 24 of Series 6 (CP001.S6.D21; CP001.S6.D24) of the Gordon Matta-Clark Collection. Photomontages and a drawing of Conical Intersect can be found in File 7 of Series 5 (CP001.S5.D7) of the Collection.

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:023
    • Title: Conical Intersect: 16mm 7 rolls of originals
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Contains film reels which include work prints and original outtakes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    original; some rolls have magnetic stripe and paint [?]; col.; 16 mm; 7 x 100' spools The film reels are individually housed in sealed cans and housed together in a larger box.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:025
    • Title: Conical Intersect: 16mm reversal print with outtake roll
    • Dates of creation: 1975
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    edited print and reversal print; b&w; 16 mm; 2 reels on core; with outtakes and hot splices; The films are housed together in a larger box.

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:019
    • Title: Conical Intersect Beta SP Master
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975, transferred 18 May 1992

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Du Art Video (role unspecified)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    18:45 min. on a 30 min. cassette; master; Betacam SP S; Fuji;

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:020
    • Title: Conical Intersect: Super 8 original
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    print; col.; si. (no titles or head titles ?); super 8 mm; 1 x 1000' box; single perforated;

    Inscription:

    Inscriptions

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:021
    • Title: Edited film for Conical Intersect, Paris, 1975
    • Dates of creation: 1975

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 moving image(s)

    Technique and media:

    16mm film, reversal, colour, silent

    Dimensions:

    Duration: 00:18:16.00

    Physical Description:

    Color Reversal; Acetate Base; 24 FPS; A-Wind; Double Perforation; Existing Splices; Opening Splices; Perforation Damage; Faded Color; Tramlines; Tape tabs removed

    Conditions governing access:

    • Access to the original recording is restricted. A digital access copy is available for consultation on-site by appointment only. Please contact the CCA reference department (ref@cca.qc.ca) for further information.

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • For copyright information or permission to reproduce material from the fonds, please contact the CCA at reproductions@cca.qc.ca.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    General note:

    • This recording was digitized in June 2019 by outside vendor The MediaPreserve
    • Dates based on the date of the project.
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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:022
    • Title: Conical Intersect: Original Title and Title w/ Correction in Beta SP
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975, transferred 17 June 1992

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)
    • The Tape House Editorial Co. (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    20 min. cassette; master; Betacam SP S; Sony;

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:024
    • Title: Conical Intersect: 16mm silent with titles
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1975
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Master finished copy

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    18:47 min.; "A" wind "orig" eco; print with codes; reversal; col.; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' reel on core; single perforated; head titles; outtakes with edge # AA0000-AA3800; shifting frame lines;

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:026
    • Title: Outtakes for Conical Intersect, Paris, 1975
    • Dates of creation: 1975

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Gordon Matta-Clark (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 moving image(s)

    Technique and media:

    16mm film, original, colour, reversal, sound, composite, magnetic track, mono

    Dimensions:

    Duration: 00:20:38.00

    Physical Description:

    B-Wind; Double Perforation; Single Perforation; Color Reversal; Composite Magnetic Soundtrack; Acetate Base; 24 FPS; Tramlines; Ink Edge Numbers; Edgewave; Cinch Marks; Ektachrome stock with 1974 and 1975 Kodak date codes; Built-in in obstruction top of frame in some sections; Embedded dirt; No audio on magnetic sound stripe section;

    Conditions governing access:

    • Access to the original recording is restricted. A digital access copy is available for consultation on-site. Please contact the CCA reference department (ref@cca.qc.ca) for further information.

    Conditions governing reproduction:

    • For copyright information or permission to reproduce material from the fonds, please contact the CCA at reproductions@cca.qc.ca.

    Credit line:

    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture /
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal
    Don de la succession Gordon Matta-Clark /
    Gift of Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    Copyright:

    © Succession Gordon Matta-Clark
    © Estate of Gordon Matta-Clark

    General note:

    • This recording was digitized in March 2019 by outside vendor The MediaPreserve.
    • Dates based on dates of project.
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