I. HAD. A. DREAM. OF. A. CENTURY. TO. COME. NOTHING. BEING. BURNT. OUT. OR. DEAD. WITH. THE. YEARS. BUT. YOUNG. I. SAW. EVERYTHING. AT. STAKE. BUT. I. DID. NOT. SEE. BLOOD. JUST. WATCHED. ALL. THE. ...
The milky gelatinous character of the texts interacts with the dissolving character of the photographs. The text refers to the impending turn of the millennium and the opaqueness of the transient existence between past and future.Petzinger, Rattemeyer, III, p14
Gerz does not surrender to the steamroller of time, and does not cease shaping up-dated portraits, in an on-going journey of confrontation with the heritage of the 20th century on the way to a new time.Tel Aviv 1995
Mixed Media Photograph
3 framed b+w photographs with collage (white vinyl), each 40,5 x 50,5 cm, 1 framed text collage (typescript on red vinyl behind sandblasted glass), 2 sandblasted glass panels, each 50,5 x 40,5 cm, total 92 x 153,5 cm
In addition to the English original a German and a French translation have been authorized.
Bremen 1992 (Karlsruhe 1993. Manchester 1993. Saarbrücken 1993. Altenburg 1993. Potsdam 1993). Tel Aviv 1995
I: Bremen 1992, pp. 153, 155. Tel Aviv 1995, p. 112-113
II: Fleck 1995, p. 76
VI: Düsseldorf 1997, pp. 198-201