Abigail Child

Film director

1948 –

92

Who is Abigail Child?

Abigail Child is a filmmaker, poet, and writer who has been active in experimental writing and media since the 1970s. She has completed more than thirty film and video works and installations, and six books. An acknowledged pioneer in montage, Child’s early film work addressed the interplay between sound and image through reshaping narrative tropes, prefiguring many concerns of contemporary film and media.

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Born
1948
Newark
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Radcliffe College
    History of literature
    (Specialized in England)
    (1964 - 1968)
  • Master of Fine Arts, Yale School of Art
    Graphics
    (Specialized in Photography/Film)
    (1968 - 1970)
Lived in
  • New York City
    (1980 - )

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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