Christian Jankowski | the artist




The artist Christian Jankowski
Born 1968, Gottingen, germany.
Lives and works in Berlin.

Style and technique of the artist: Video, Berlin Biennial, Sydney Biennale,


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How do I appear to you in this medium. Do you find any qualities here that you already know?’, asks Christian Jankowski during his week-long love-chat on the Web, which he is using to test the medium for its love-friendliness…
Inspired by juxtapositions of different worlds and subcultures, Christian Jankowski’s conceptual work often involves non-artists such as televangelists, psychics, children, and therapists…
With the work Telemistica, Jankowski plunges into the medial world of the Italian local TV. Speaking live on telephone with several TV-fortunetellers he asks questions about his forthcoming artwork. The TV sequences are recorded and are Jankowski’s later artwork. Here the mystic not only lays in the private prophecy but gains significance within the work as it prophecies itself…


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