Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past

Blast from the Past theatricalizes found texts about the work of Gordon Matta-Clark and Robert Smithson, combining their words with contemporaneous interviews and articles to propose the genesis of two artworks Blast from the Past (1972–73) and Reality Properties: Fakes Estates (1974) by Matta-Clark. The text is written by Jessamyn Fiore and commissioned for The Marienbad Sessions, a public event series produced as part of the exhibition Last Year at Marienbad redux. It is part two of a two-volume publication.


Gordon Matta-Clark and Jessamyn Fiore

Published by Bureau for Open Culture, 2013
Designed by Nate Padavick
80 pages
11 x 6.67 inches
out of print

Curated by James Voorhies