The catalogue for the "Wutbürger" video installation documents and illustrates selected scenes of the thirteen acts together with the monologue of Stefan W.

Wutbürger — German Rage in Thirteen Acts
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“A new word has entered the German lexicon: ‘Wutbürger,’ ‘enraged citizen.’ It is generally used in the plural to designate crowds of people who are upset over certain issues; disaffected with the political process and feeling powerless, they come together to articulate their displeasure in public. Their ‘rage’ is entirely focused on a particular aspect of outward reality, and their collective purpose is to change that aspect — in some instances, by drastic means. But what about the individual ‘Wutbürger’? What about the rage and disappointment that ultimately simmer within each one? What happens when pent-up feelings of frustration and impotence never find release?

Christoph Grünberger and Andreas Lutz’s video installation ‘Wutbürger’ explores the personal rage and individual failure of a German man. Looking back on his life, the protagonist Stefan W. — played by Andreas Genschmar — relives various episodes that eventually led him into the dead end, effectively a prison of his own making, in which he now finds himself. A five-hour performance set in a custom-made box was recorded to produce images that give the viewer the feeling of being confronted with a live action that addresses him directly.”
Extract from the publishers description

Front and back view of the  turn-around book
Front and back view of the turn-around book
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Preface by Morihiro Satow, Professor at Kyoto Seika University, Japan
Preface by Morihiro Satow, Professor at Kyoto Seika University, Japan
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Prologue for the 13 acts of the play
Prologue for the 13 acts of the play
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The protagonist Stefan W., an “Everyman”
The protagonist Stefan W., an “Everyman”
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Details
Language — English, German
Format — 19 x 30 cm
Features — 216 pages, approx. 200 color images, Hardcover

Link
distanz.de/en/books/wutbuerger.html
shop.gestalten.com/wutbuerger.html

Credits
Concept — Christoph Grünberger, Andreas Lutz
Editor — Andreas Lutz
Design — Christoph Grünberger
Preface — Prof. Morihiro Satow
Essays — Andreas Genschmar, Dr. Frauke Nowak, Christoph Tratberger
Production — KASUGA, DISTANZ Verlag

Publisher
DISTANZ Verlag, Berlin

Published
February 2016