© 18 May 2011 Katrin Glanz

Jackpot 07.10.2006

Action and series of exhibitions Emergency Room, Berlin
Video installation in the shop window of the Galerie Olaf Stüber

On the 7th of October 2006, there were 35 million Euros in the lotto jackpot.
A survey on the streets of Berlin asked, What would you do if you won the jackpot?
Sound recordings of the interviews linked with the moving image of the blinking figures,
which were on show in every kiosk in the days before the draw.

Answers from the interviews:
I don’t know, I’ve got no idea… pay my debts… just have a comfortable life … leave Europe … first of all, I’d have a meal in a really good restaurant … phone someone … no idea… I’d probably buy myself a house in Grunewald … travel the world …pay off my loans, pay a few debts … I‘d give it away … invest in a home of my own … go shopping … I have no idea … just go on as before… spend it … don’t know