A Day, a Month, a Year

Ein Tag, ein Monat, ein Jahr

CR 747. Year 1971

Ein Tag Eain Monat Jochen Gerz Cr 747 Web

A day
A month
A year

The works of Jochen Gerz have always had a particular, deliberate relation to time, either in a theme of perception and description as a continuous process, which can only be undertaken in time (as in the four books of “Zeit der Beschreibung" (The time of description), created between 1973 and 1984) or in a rhythm of action and experience, as is constantly evident in his performances, and also in the uncertainties and irritations the participant of these works on memory is constantly confronted with. Time passes, happens, but it does not give certainty nor is there any certainty of it. To engage with this is strategy for the artist...

Ulrich Krempel 1988



Text (typewriting, bookprint), 21.5 x 14.5 cm

Liège: Edition Guy Jungblut, 1971 (YELLOW NOW, no. 18)

See the performance Atmosphärische Drucke (23).

A reprint is part of the edition Postsachen

Courtesy Galerie Cora Hölzl, Vienna


V: Mœglin-Delcroix 2022, Gieser 2022, p. 327

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My name is Jochen Gerz