CHARLES SIMONDS
FILMS


LITTLE PEOPLE
Since 1970 Simonds has created Dwelling places for an imaginary civilization of “Little People” who are migrating through the streets of neighborhoods in cities throughout the world; New York, Paris, Shanghai, Berlin, London, Dublin among many others. Below is a selection of films of Simonds constructing Dwellings on the Lower East Side of New York.
dwellings 1972
Dwellings 1972 with David Troy, 16 mm, black and white, 13.37 min.



dwellings 1974
Dwellings Winter 1974 filmed and edited by Rudy Burckhardt, 16 mm, color, 9.36 min.

NIAGARA GORGE
Niagara Gorge; in 1974 Simonds was invited to work at Art Park in Lewiston, New York. He created a work entitled “Excavated and Inhabited Railroad Tunnel Remains.” A Film recording its construction is included below.

Niagra Gorge
Niagara Gorge 1974, 6.65 min.