Christian Jankowski

Heavy Weight History

Description

This catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition Christian Jankowski: Heavy Weight History, at the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujadowski Castle Warsaw, June 7 - August 25, 2013. Berlin-based artist Christian Jankowski (born 1968) asked members of the Polish national weightlifting team to "lift" selected memorials in Warsaw. This publication is the most comprehensive retrospective to date of Jankowski’s work from 1992–2013.


"Picking Up the Discus: Pitching Monuments Against Memory" by Ewa Gorządek
"Eulogy: A Heavyweight in the Lightness of Being" by Veit Loers
"Please Stop, You're Boring Me to Death: Art and Commentary" by Jeni Fulton
"The Participant, The Spectator, and The Voyeur" by Sergio Edelsztein
"Jankowski as Whistleblower" by Rein Wolfs

Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

© 2014 Christian Jankowski, authors, and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln

ISBN 978-3-86335-446-6

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