|The Typical Inhabitant of Schloss-Nauses 1992/2000
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111 Prints and 2 composites
In 1992 Gerhard Lang photographed all residents (58) of his home village Schloss-Nauses before superimposing them over each other by means of a particular photographic technique composite photography. The outcome was The Typical Inhabitant of Schloss-Nauses 1992. Eight years later, Lang repeated the process. The composite from the year 2000 shows how much the typical inhabitant of Schloss-Nauses 1992 had changed within eight years.
See also Work: The Typical Marking of Farmer Jenni’s Cow Herd in Schöntal
Ill. I: Composite: The Typical Inhabitant of Schloss-Nauses 1992
Ill. II: Composite: The Typical Inhabitant of Schloss-Nauses 2000
Ill. III: Presentation of the work in the exhibition Spectacular Bodies at the Hayward Gallery in London, 2000. Below the composites, the display cabinets 1992 and 2000 contain the photographs of the villagers.
Ill. IV: View through the main gallery space on the upper floor of the Hayward Gallery
I a. / I b.
|Gerhard Lang © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn