The works of Jeanno Gaussi deal with questions of cultural identity and the storage of memory-scraps. Photographs and installations originating mainly from travels of the artist to Kabul between 2007 and the present day will be on display. Jeanno Gaussi, born in Kabul, is a Berlin based mixed media artist. She was one of the participating artists at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel and Kabul. Gaussi started her art career as a video and film artist and her short films were internationally shown in several festivals.


Solo Exhibitions


2014

DEDICTED, Galerie koal, Berlin, Germany


2012

HORIZON 3- Kabul Fragments, Cultuurcentrum Bruges, Belgium


Group Exhibitions


2014

SUMMER color SHOW, Galerie koal, Berlin, Germany

The Kinematic Modern, Art Dubai, Emirates


2013

No-Mad-Ness in No-Man’s Land, Eslite Gallery Taiwan

Southern Panoramas of the 18th International Contemporary Art Festival Videobrasil
Coup de Ville, Sint Niklaas, Belgiun

Open Sesam, apexart, New York, USA 


2012

dOCUMENTA (13) Kabul, Afghanistan
dOCUMENTA (13) Kassel, Germany
Take Me to the River, Tapestry Museum, Aix en Provence, France


2011

Home?, CIIS, San Francisco, US
The Island, The Menasa Studio Dispatches, Dubai
Human Frames, Substation contemporary arts centre, Singapore
Dislocated, Worth Ryder Gallery UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice, USA


2010

Time After Time: Actions and Interactions, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, USA
Afghanistan, Bazonnale 02, Weimar, Germany
Exhaustion, The Jerusalem Show IV, Jerusalem, Palestine
Petersburg - Available Work, HBC Berlin, Germany


2009

Shatana International Artist Show, Jordan
Kunstecho Hamburg, Germany
Take me to the River, Depo Anadolu Kultur Istanbul, Turkey 


2008

Diasporic, Indus Valley Gallery Karachi, Pakistan
Goethe Institut Riga, Lettland


2007

Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv, Israel 
Limited Access, Tarahane Azad Art Gallery Teheran, Iran
 Moving People Migration/Refugee/Exile/Diaspora, World Social Forum Nairobi


Film Festivals


2013

Nuit Blanche Paris 


2012

Hangzhou Asian Film Festival
City University of Hong Kong


2011

Festival des Cinémas différents et expérimentaux de Paris
Afghan Film Festival Amsterdam, Netherlands


2009

Kunstecho Hamburg, Germany


2008

Indus Valley Gallery Karachi, Pakistan
L’ Alternativa Barcelona, Spain
Clermont-Ferrand Film Market, France
Shortfilmfestival Dresden, Germany
Cubacine, Cuba
Goethe Institut Riga, Lettland


2007 

Center for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv, Israel
 7th KaraFilm Festival, Pakistan
 50st International Filmfestival DOK-Leipzig, Germany
5ème Festival Signes de Nuit Paris, France
53rd International Shortfilmfestival Oberhausen, Germany
 “Moving People” Migration/Refugee/Exile/Diaspora, World Social Forum Nairobi
 “Limited Access”, Tarahane Azad Art Gallery, Tehran


2005 

Mood Indigo Filmfestival Bombay, India

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2004

Mocha Film Club Bombay, India
Bollywood and Beyond Film Festival Stuttgart, Germany
No Masala Film Festival, Filmmuseum Frankfurt, Germany


2003 

Bombay International Film Festival, India
Berlin Asia Pacific Film Festival, Germany


Grants/Awards


2012 

Art grant, Goethe Institut Kabul


2010 

Art grant, Goethe Institut Ramallah


2009 

Film research grant, Defa German Film Foundation
Art residency grant, Goethe Institute Amman 


2008 

Three Notes, nomination for the best German Shortfilm 
Three Notes listed as one of the best 100 German Shortfilms 


2007 

three Notes, First Prize, 53rd International Shortfilm Festival Oberhausen



Residencies


2011 

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, US


2010 

Al-Mamal Art Residency Jerusalem, Palestine
HBC Berlin Artist Residency, Germany


2009 

International Artist Workshop Shatana, Jordan


2008 

International Diasporic Artists Residency Karachi, Pakistan


    Active Texture - between Text and Textile

    Mar 16th 2019 to Apr 13th 2019, Berlin