"… the never-ending country"

"…das unermessliche Land"

Photo/Text # 81

CR 215. Year 1977

Das Unermessliche Photo T81 Jochen Gerz Cr 215 Web

"... the never-ending country... the rivers abounding in fish... the natural wealth of the Priamurye forests... the vast country..." From the monotonous clanging of the iron buffers it came toward ...



6 framed b+w photographs, each 18,5 x 13,5 cm, 1 framed Text (typed on paper), 13,5 x 18,5 cm, total 18,5 x 111,5 cm, non-exhibited left-right reversed manuscript (ink on paper), stamped: gelebt/nicht gelebt, signed and dated left-right reversed: Jochen Gerz 25/1/77

In addition to the German original an English translation has been authorized.

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles


Paris 1977. Hannover 1978


I: Hannover 1978, pp. 112-115. Spenge 1980, pp. 101-107

II: Mulders 1978, p. 12

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My name is Jochen Gerz