Abigail Child in Millennium Film Journal, No. 22 (Winter/Spring 1989/90)
There’s tons of great stuff happening at Anthology this week:
Tuesday, Oct 11: FixC presents “Fixation” (programs 1&2)
FixC is an independent artist cooperative based in Helsinki, which was launched to generate, distribute, and promote video art, media art, and experimental cinema, and to produce curated touring exhibitions and screenings.
Wednesday, Oct 12: New Filmmakers present Erotic Films
All video, all 2011: Short films and two features. All sound good.
Friday, Oct 14: Abigail Child Book Launch and Screening
Marking the occasion of the new book “IS THIS WHAT YOU WERE BORN FOR” Anthology presents an artist talk and screening with Abigail Child. (The book features five essays examining different aspects of the BORN FOR series, an interview with Child, and transcriptions of her texts/poems, which form the soundtracks of the BORN FOR films)
PERILS (Part 4) (1986, 3.5 minutes, 16mm, b&w)
COVERT ACTION (Part 5) (1984, 7.5 minutes, 16mm, b&w)
MAYHEM (Part 6) (1987, 16.5 minutes, 16mm, b&w)
MERCY (Part 7) (1989, 10 minutes, l6mm)
Abigail Child, Mirror World, 2006