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Jochen Gerz «Writing by Hand»
Jochen Gerz, «Writing by Hand», 1973

 Jochen Gerz
«Writing by Hand»

With no writing utensil but his hand, Jochen Gerz writes on the wall of a building: ‘Diese Worte sind mein Fleisch und mein Blut’ (‘These words are my flesh and my blood’). Towards the end of the sentence, traces of his bleeding fingers can be seen.