Jeanno Gaussi

*1974. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Jeanno Gaussi started her art career as a video artist and filmmaker before using photography and installation. Her film Three notes was listed as one of the Best 100 German Short films and was first prize winner of the Short Film Festival in Oberhausen. She is a member of the Afghan Contemporary Art research team initiated by the Eindhoven Museum.

 GAUSSI Three notes HD 5

Three notes / Germany-Afghanistan / 2007 / 4' / 4:3

Twenty images form the only extant evidence of the artist’s early childhood homeland – evidence of an almost forgotten home in Kabul, Afghanistan. By means of staged cinematographic rituals, Jeanno Gaussi tries to find herself in these images and re-appropriate her lost memories.