Fire Child

Fire Child

Part of


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


Fire Child

Dates of creation


Level of archival description

File 9

Extent and Medium

  • 5 film reels

Scope and Content

File consists of film originals and a film transfer of Fire Child, made in New York City, New York. Materials were recorded in 1971.

File contains film reels.

Reference Number



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

Related units of description

  • Videocassettes of Fire Child, some from the Programs series distributed by Electronic Arts Intermix, can be found in Files 21 and 24 of Series 6 (CP001.S6.D21; CP001.S6.D24) of the Gordon Matta-Clark Collection.


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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:040
    • Title: Fire Child: Super 8 original and 16 mm answer print
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0


    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    4 original and 1 answer print; col.; BB Optics; 4 reels super 8 mm and 1 reel 16 mm; + note; The films are 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


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


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