The Smoker

Der Raucher

Le fumeur

CR 327. Year 1986

Le Fumeur Jochen Gerz Cr 327 Web

The smoker was a man from inland. From a warlike tribe and he said he was the only one who had survived. People recognized him by the fact that he sat in the open in the sun and gazed at the smoke. ...

Mixed Media Photograph

12 framed b+w photographs, 1 framed text (typed on paper, enlarged photograph), each 40,5 x 50,5 cm, total 150 x 250 cm

The text is typed in three languages.

Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Étienne.
Collection François et Ninon Robelin.


Calais 1986 (Chartres 1986). Vancouver 1986. Montréal 1987. Tokyo 1989. Yamaguchi 1989. Saint-Étienne 1995


I: Calais 1986, pp. 116-117. Saint-Étienne 1995, pp. 180-181

II: Honnef 1988, p. 30. Red. 28, 1995

VI: Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 144-145

My name is Jochen Gerz