Fire Child

Gordon Matta-Clark


Video, 00:09:47 .
Materials: super 8mm film on video

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. BK7762_M489_1).

In 1971 Matta-Clark participated in the ‘Brooklyn Bridge Event’ exhibition. Using litter, he built a wall [*Garbagewall*](, a sort of anchorage serving as a setting for domestic activities like eating, cleaning and washing. This film shows the terrible conditions in which the poor and homeless of the Lower East Side in New York lived.

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