Scope and Contents
The papers of Gretchen Bender measure 2.8 linear feet and date from 1980-2004. This material documents her career as a filmmaker and multimedia artist through biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, writings, notebooks, printed material, photographs, slides and transparencies, and artwork. Also included are project files detailing Gretchen's collaborations with dancer/choreographer Bill T. Jones, as well as a handwritten transcription of a conversation between Bender and Cindy Sherman.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2005 by Kate Bender, Gretchen Bender's sister.
Collection processed in 2006 by Justin Brancato. The finding aid was finalized by intern Christen Brown in 2015.