It was not

Es war nicht

Photo/Text # 78

CR 212. Year 1976

Es War Nicht Photo T78 Jochen Gerz Cr 212 Web

It was not the first time. The reason for their coming was all too well-known. Again, they had greeted each other with a handshake, walked on together for a moment, and then, a little apart from one ...



9 framed b+w photographs, 1 framed text (typed on paper), each 13,5 x 18,5 cm, total 42,1 x 83,6 cm, non-exhibited left-right reversed manuscript (ink on paper), stamped: gelebt/nicht gelebt, signed and dated left-right reversed: Jochen Gerz 25/5/76

In addition to the sold English version a German exhibition version exists at Studio Gerz.

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra


Gent 1977. Hannover 1978. Mainz 1987


I: Hannover 1978, p. 100-103. Spenge 1980, p. 84-88

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My name is Jochen Gerz