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Food

Food

Part of

People

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

Title

Food

Dates of creation

[1971-1972?]

Level of archival description

File 10

Extent and Medium

  • 36 film reels
  • 22 audio reels
  • 6 videocassettes

Scope and Content

File consists of film originals, exposed but unprocessed film footage, workprints, outtakes, edited footage, and video transfers of Food, made in New York City, New York. Materials were recorded in 1971 and possibly 1972 and some were transferred to videocassette in 2001 and other unknown dates.

File contains audio reels, film reels and videocassettes.

Reference Number

CP138.S6.D10

Copyright

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

Related units of description

  • Photographs of Food can be found in File 33 of Series 5 (CP001.S5.D33) of the Gordon Matta-Clark Collection. The script for Food (PHCON2002:0016:029) can be found in Sub-series 1 of Series 4 (CP001.S4.SS1) of Collection.
  • A copy of the film Food can be found in the CCA Library Collection.

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:041
    • Title: Food: 16 mm b&w work prints
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    workprint and mag. track; b&w and col.; 16 mm; 2 x 100' rolls; edge # AA3601; 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

    Copyright:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:043
    • Title: Food: unprocessed 16mm color film
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    negatives; col.; Kodak 7254; 16 mm; 7 x 100' rolls; double perforated; exposed but unprocessed rolls; The films are housed in sealed metal cans and 6 of the 7 are also housed in Kodak boxes. All are housed together in a larger metal can.

    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: PHCON2003:0005:046
    • Title: Food: 16mm workprints
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    1 reel is coded mag track and the other is uncoded workpix; col. and b&w; 16 mm; 2 x 1000' reels; 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

    Copyright:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:047
    • Title: Food: 16mm b&w workprint with sound and outtake reels
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 3

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Contains film reels which include outtakes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    1 reel; print; magnetic track; b&w; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' reel; 2 reels; workprint; sd.; 2 x 40' reels; with edge numbers - outtakes. 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

    Copyright:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:051
    • Title: Food:16mm colour and b&w with mag track
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    colour print and mag. track; b&w and col.; 16 mm; 2 x 1200' rolls; edge # AA0000; 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

    Copyright:

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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:052
    • Title: Food: 16mm 2 reels of b&w originals
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 2 x 800' rolls; 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

    Copyright:

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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:053
    • Title: Food: 16mm 2 reels of b&w originals
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 1 x 800' roll and 1 x 400' roll; 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

    Copyright:

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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:054
    • Title: Food: 16mm b&w workprint outtakes
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Contains film reels which include workprint outtakes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    workprint outtakes; b&w; 16 mm; 2 x 1000' reels; 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

    Copyright:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:055
    • Title: Food: 22 1/4 inch audio tapes
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Catalogued items within this file 22

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    22 audio reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    silicone lubricated; polyester backing; magnetic tape; Scotch Brand; 3M; 1/4 in. x 1200'; 21 of the 22 audio reels are individually housed in boxes and all reels are housed together in a larger box. Individual boxes contain content descriptions.

    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: PHCON2003:0005:057
    • Title: Food: 16mm b&w negative camera originals of 39, 40, 41, 62
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 4 x 400' reels; 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

    Copyright:

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

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:063
    • Title: Food: Edited workprint on two 16mm reels with mag track
    • Dates of creation: 1971
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    edited workprint with mag. track; b&w; 16 mm; 2 x 800' rolls; The films are housed together in a larger box plus four used rolls.

    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: PHCON2003:0005:042
    • Title: Food: 16mm original b&w film
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; marked "rolls 1-2-3";

    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: PHCON2003:0005:044
    • Title: Food: 16mm original colour negative
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 1x 800' roll;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:045
    • Title: Work print for Food, New York, 1971
    • Dates of creation: 1971

    People:

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

    Description:

    Reel is inscribed "outtakes everything"

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 moving image(s)

    Technique and media:

    16mm, black and white, silent

    Dimensions:

    Duration: 00:30:34.00

    Physical Description:

    B+W Print; Acetate Base; 24 FPS; A-Wind; Double Perforation; Ink Edge Numbers; Tears; Shrunken; Tramlines; Existing Splices; 1970 Kodak date code

    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: PHCON2003:0005:048
    • Title: Food: 16mm workprint
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    workprint; b&w and col. ?; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' reel; uncoded;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:049
    • Title: Food: 16mm b&w negative camera original of reels 4,5, and 6
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' reel; marked "reel 4-5-6";

    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: PHCON2003:0005:050
    • Title: Food: 16mm b&w negative camera original of reels 8,9,10, 12
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; negative; b&w; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' reel; marked "reel 8-9-10-12";

    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: PHCON2003:0005:056
    • Title: Food: 16mm mag track
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original [?]; magnetic track; 16 mm; 1 x 1200' reel; no code, but has sync marks;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:058
    • Title: Food: Betacam SP master of Fulton Fish Market, restaurant, and dinner
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971, transferred and assembled 2001

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Jane Crawford (compiler)

    Description:

    Videocassette contains films compiled by Jane Crawford in 2001.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    master; Betacam SP L; 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: PHCON2003:0005:059
    • Title: Food Reel A Betacam SP
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • VidiPax (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    60 min. cassette; restoration 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: PHCON2003:0005:060
    • Title: Food: 16mm workprint, reel B
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    edited workprint; b&w; 16 mm; 1 x 1000' roll;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:061
    • Title: Food: Betacam SP Reel B (Lunch)
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • VidiPax (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; restoration master; Betacam SP L; 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: PHCON2003:0005:062
    • Title: Food: Betacam SP Reel C
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1971

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • VidiPax (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    30 min. cassette; restoration master; Betacam SP S; 3M;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:172
    • Title: Food Reel A transferred to VHS
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1972, transferred ?
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    VHS transfer from a 16mm film

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    VHS cassette, running time 65:00

    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: PHCON2003:0005:173
    • Title: Food Reel B transferred to VHS
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1972, transferred ?
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    VHS transfer from a 16mm film

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    VHS cassette, running time 65:00

    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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