The Wall

Matta wall xl

Gordon Matta-Clark

1976-2007

Video, 00:15:04.
Materials: 16 mm film on video

Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp.

This film was made after the death of Gordon Matta-Clark. It documents an action Matta-Clark carried out around the Berlin Wall in 1976. Initially he planned to dynamite a hole in the wall but ultimately it became a performance. The film shows Matta-Clark hanging up posters with ‘Made in America’ on the Wall, commercial ads stuck over graffiti, and a clash with the police.

Music: Peter Gordon. Montage: Jane Crawford. Production: Alex Gunuay.

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