JEANETTE GAUSSI born in Kabul, is a Berlin based mixed media artist. Gaussi is one of the exhibiting artists at dOCUMENTA (13) in Kassel and Kabul and had a solo show at the Cultuurcentrum Brugge museum in Belgium March 2012. Gaussi started her art career as a video and film artist. Her short films were internationally shown in several festivals including Clermont Ferrand in France and the International Short Film Festival in Oberhausen, Germany, which won her the first prize. It was also listed as one of the Best 100 German Short films in 2008 and was nominated for the national Best German Short Film Award. In 2007, Gaussi has extended her art practice to also include photography and installations where she created several projects in residencies in Pakistan, Jordan, Turkey, Palestine among others. She received art grants from the Triangle Arts Fund, the Defa Film Fund and the Goethe-Institut. In 2010 Jeanno Gaussi participated in the Jerusalem Show IV curated by Jack Persekian, and was invited by ArteEast to present her work at the Sharjah March meetings. Gaussi is now a member of the Afghan Contemporary Art Research team initiated by the Van Abbe Museum in Eindhoven that is documenting the contemporary art scene in Afghanistan.