Critical Writing Index

Cutting through history: Found Footage in Avant-garde Filmmaking

by Rob Yeo

Cut: film as found object in contemporary video, 2004, pp. 13-28

Milwaukee: Milwaukee Art Museum, 2004

A historical survey of found-footage film and video, from pioneer Joseph Cornell through Bruce Conner to more recent artists like Abigail Child, Martin Arnold and Craig Baldwin.

ITEM 2004.090 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Fall of the Romanov DynastyEsfir Shub

The Great Road

Rose HobartJoseph Cornell

A MovieBruce Conner

The Great BlondinoRobert Nelson

Cowboy and "Indian" FilmRaphael Montanex Ortiz


Loose EndsChick Strand

DecodingsMichael Wallin

Tom, Tom, the Piper's SonKen Jacobs

Perfect Film

Public DomainHollis Frampton

The Ties that BindSu Friedrich

Peggy and Fred in HellLeslie Thornton

Old Worldy

Covert ActionAbigail Child

RemovedNaomi Uman

piece toucheeMartin Arnold

passage a l'acte

Alone: Life Wastes Andy Hardy

Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under AmericaCraig Baldwin

The Zapruder FootageKeith Sanborn