Collapse Volume VII, 239–262


FOOD and the City (Interview)


In 1971 Gordon Matta-Clark and Carol Goodden founded FOOD. Part restaurant, part art project, and offering employment to artists, FOOD provided a space for social, architectural and culinary experimentation and a meeting place for the artistic community.

[…] Collapse spoke to Carol Goodden about FOOD, about Matta-Clark’s relation to the city, and the extent to which alchemical or culinary practices infuse his work. The accompanying images, notes drawn from the Gordon Matta-Clark Archive at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, capture something of the artist’s mercurial imagination…