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Splitting

Splitting

Part of

People

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

Title

Splitting

Dates of creation

[1974]

Level of archival description

File 12

Extent and Medium

  • 23 film reels
  • 4 videocassettes
  • 1 film cassette

Scope and Content

File consists of film originals and video transfers of Splitting, made in Englewood, New Jersey. Materials were recorded in 1974 and some were transferred to videocassette in 1990 and 1991.

File contains a film cassette, film reels and videocassettes.

Reference Number

CP138.S6.D12

Related units of description

  • Videocassettes and film reels of Splitting, 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. Photographs of the project can be found in File 10 of Series 5 (CP001.S5.D10) and an artist's book (PHCON2002:0016:022), containing cut pages related to Splitting, can be found in Sub-series 3 of Series 4 (CP001.S4.SS3) of the Collection.
  • A copy of "Splitting", published in 1974, can be found in the CCA Library Collection.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: PHCON2003:0005:104
    • Title: Splitting: Super 8 original films
    • Dates of creation: 1974
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Description:

    Contains film reels which include originals and outtakes.

    Quantity / Object type:

    18 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original; col.; Kodak Kodachrome; super 8 mm; 17 of the films are housed in Kodachrome boxes and 1 is housed in a plastic case. The individual boxes and the case are inscribed. All 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: PHCON2003:0005:105
    • Title: Splitting: Super 8 five additional camera originals with mag track
    • Dates of creation: 1974
    • Form: video
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 film reel(s)

    Physical Description:

    camera original with mag. track; col.; Kodak; super 8 mm; 2 of the films are housed in Kodak boxes, 2 plastic cases and one is loose. All 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: PHCON2003:0005:070
    • Title: Visit to Humphrey Street House
    • Dates of creation: 1974
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Unknown (filmmaker)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)
    • Devlin Videoservice (role unspecified)

    Description:

    Gordon Matta-Clark and a school bus full of people travel from 98 Greene Street in SOHO to the Humphrey Street House, Englewood, New Jersey, site of Matta-Clark's site specific work "Spitting".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    60 min. cassette; PAL submaster 625/50; #M; PAL; b&w; 3/4 in.;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:071
    • Title: House Splitting dubbing master on 3/4 inch video
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1974, transferred March 1990
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • Electronic Arts Intermix (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    60 min. cassette; dubbin master; XBR; Sony; NTSC; b&w; 3/4 in.; The film was transferred from 1/2 in. reel to reel at EAI.

    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: PHCON2003:0005:106
    • Title: Splitting: 8mm loop in colour with no sound
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1974

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 film cassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    continuous loop; col.; 8 mm; si. The reel is double boxed.

    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: PHCON2003:0005:142
    • Title: House Splitting: video dub in NTSC format
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1974, transferred 10 December 1991
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)
    • Devlin Videoservice (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    51:31 min. on a 60 min. cassette; VHS; NTSC 525/60;

    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: PHCON2003:0005:143
    • Title: House Splitting: video dub in PAL format
    • Dates of creation: recorded 1974, transferred 10 December 1991
    • Form: video

    People:

    • Gordon Matta-Clark (filmmaker)
    • 20/20 Film Production, Inc. (role unspecified)
    • Devlin Videoservice (role unspecified)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 videocassette(s)

    Physical Description:

    51:31 min. on a 60 min. cassette; VHS; PAL 625/50;

    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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