01/21/2005, Fri : Tim Otto Roth: 1 of 100 ::
Tim Otto Roth, winner of the \\international\media\art\prize2004, presents his project entitled »100 Days - 100 Imachinations«. In the words of Peter Weibel, »images are no longer there to help understand the world; images are there help to understand data«. In his project entitled »100 Days - 100 Imachinations« Tim Otto Roth uses data flows to make the world behind them visible again through use of the imagination. His images stem from the overlapping of two patterns consisting of vertical sequences and they undergo a 50% change every day as a result of alterations to one of the sequence patterns resting on the number pi. Roth's delocalising intervention - one and the same picture appears simultaneously in several places - enables him to draw attention to a new quality in Web-based images: their potential lack of location. The Imachinations begin simultaneously at the Schloss Dagstuhl International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science, a global mecca for computer scientists. Tim Otto Roth, who has received several awards for his work as a media artist, including the \\international\media\art\prize2004 in the Interactivity category, is thus continuing the project that he began in Kassel in 2002 and presented last year, amongst other locations, at the Arctic research station of the Alfred Wegener Institute in Spitzbergen, the northernmost civilian hub on the World Wide Web. This net-based series of images can be seen on the square outside the ZKM and the Municipal Gallery on a screen that is 3 metres tall and 12 metres wide.
[Tim Otto Roth presents his project | ZKM Lecture Hall | 01/21/2005, 7pm | admission free]
Change of program ::
We regret that Who's speaking? Voices in an exhibition, scheduled for Sunday, January 23, 2005, has to be cancelled due to illness. We apologize for any inconvenience.
01/23/2005, Sun : Who's speaking? Voices in an exhibition ::
Sabine Himmelsbach, Head of the ZKM Exhibitions Department, and Charlotte Martinz-Turek, a cultural historian and museologist, debate the increasing importance of communication in exhibitions, the imparting and understanding of information, and new media forms of acoustic participation.
[ZKM_Museum of Contemporary Art | 01/23/2005, 1pm | admission to the exhibition Phonorama]
01/23/2005, Sun : ..se sont penchés dessus ::
New music and dance [Compositions by Reudenbach, Staude (UA), Feldmann and Asmus (UA) Choreography by Hernandez, ensemble omega, tHEL danse]
Given that movement is indispensable for the playing of music and that dancing is impossible without sound, this concert project combines contemporary music and dance to produce a performance in which the focus is on movement. It revolves around the premiere of »Dance Music V« by Bernd Asmus, in which instrumental and live electronic music, the motions of the instrumentalists and the motions of the dancers are closely intertwined, thereby creating a link between the choreography and the composition.
The programme is supplemented by works composed by Reudenbach, Staude and Feldmann, who use different aspects to examine the communicability of music through movement in inner-musical terms.
[New Music and Dance | ZKM Cube | 01/23/2005, 8pm | € 5/3]
until 01/23/2005, Closing Weekend : Exhibition 'Hans Kupelwieser' ::
Along with Franz West and Erwin Wurm, Hans Kupelwieser presents post medial sculpture in which medias, materials, functions, and formulas are bound together in a new sculptural fabric. His works may look like photographs or sculptures, yet in reality they are pure conceptual art, as Rainer Metzger explains: »Kupelwieser removes a dimension from things. And even if this dimension is the second one.« With photograms, in photogram photos, through aluminum coatings, the artist gives back to simple things such as spaghetti, potatoes, and rice, or chairs, armchairs, and tables, that dimension which they lose in the constant effort to create a technically perfect reproduction. Thus the photogram of a series of various chairs first makes clear the relationship between things and light (Bar, 2001). The reality of the things seems precise, independent of their appearance. It is first the medial impression, the photogram, which allows us to clearly recognize the subject.
[Exhibition 'Hans Kupelwieser' | until 01/23/2005 | Project space of the ZKM_Museum for Contemporary Art]