Critical Writing Index

The Lord of Missed Rules:: An Interview with Michael Snow

by Robert Enright

Border Crossings, Summer 2007, v. 26, no. 102, pp. 22-40

Interview: retrospective and biography; focusing on Snow's "aesthetic migration" and interdisciplinary methods. Includes a historical recap of his accession in the art world, and as a pioneer of avant-garde video art. "I'm not so much investigating the world as using different kinds of representational situations to make something that doesn't actually exist in the world." - Michael Snow

ITEM 2007.054 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Walking Woman Works (1962)Michael Snow

Wavelength (1967)Michael Snow

The Jazz Band (1947)Michael Snow

Corpus Callosum (2001)Michael Snow

Conception of Light (1992)Michael Snow

A to Z (1956)Michael Snow

Flash! 20:49, 15/6/2001 (2001)Michael Snow

Lac Clair (1960)Michael Snow

Shunt (1959)Michael Snow

Red Square (1960)Michael Snow

Great American NudesWesselmann

Portrait d'une FemmeEzra Pound

Jonas Mekas

Steve Reich

Bob Hackborn

Joyce Wieland

Graham Coughtry

Yellow SubmarineGeorge Dunning

Paul Klee

Hollis Frampton

Four to Five (1962-4)Michael Snow

Forty Drawings (1961)Michael Snow

New York Eye and Ear Control (1964)Michael Snow

Little Walk (1964)Michael Snow

Flight Stop (1979)Michael Snow

Andy Warhol

John Lennon

Yoko Ono

Gerry Malanga

Back and Forth (1968-9)Michael Snow

Standard Time (1968)Michael Snow

La Region Centrale (1971)Michael Snow

Power of Two (2004)Michael Snow

Rameu's Nephew (1974)Michael Snow

Seated Figures (1988)Michael Snow

Breakfast (Table Top Dolly) (1976)Michael Snow

One Second in Montreal (1969)Michael Snow

Presents (1981)Michael Snow

SSHTOORRTY (2005)Michael Snow

*Corpus Callosum (2002)Michael Snow

In Media Res (1998(Michael Snow

So Is ThisMichael Snow

That/Cela/Dat (2000)Michael Snow

Mike White Band

Vueeuv (1998)Michael Snow

Audience (1989)Michael Snow

The Window Suite (2006)Michael Snow

Robert Crumb

Reverberlin (2006)Michael Snow

D'abord Alcibade et puis... (1996)Michael Snow

Sink (1970)Michael Snow

Powers of Two (2004)Michael Snow

Multiplication Table (1977)Michael Snow

Door (1979)Michael Snow

So Still Living, (9 x 4 Acts) Scene 1 (1982)Michael Snow

Immediate Delivery (1998)Michael Snow

Jelly Roll Morton

Jackson Pollock

Pablo Picasso

Louis Armstrong

Duke Ellington

Teddy Wilson