: ZKM :: Artikel :: October 17, 2005


:: ZKM Events

÷ Greenpeace versus Shell. 10 years after the Brent Spar :: Shortly after the announcement by the multinational oil corporation, Shell, on 20 June 1995 that the Brent Spar could not be sunk »by overwhelming international opposition«, the legendary Greenpeace action it triggered regularly induced the use of superlatives: mass hysteria or victory for civil protest in the face of an immoral industry; media fraud or consumer power in an age of true ecological thinking more]
[FIlm screening and panel discussion | ZKM Media Theatre | 10/19/2005, 6pm]

÷ Listening Theatre :: The ZKM is pleased to welcome »ensemble recherche«, one of the foremost New Music ensembles, for a guest appearance. Founded in 1985, the ensemble has made a decisive contribution to the development of contemporary chamber and ensemble music, as is indicated by its large number of first performances. Its extremely wide-ranging repertoire extends from the classical to the contemporary[more]
[Concert | ZKM Cube | 10/21/2005, 8pm]

:: ZKM Exhibitions

÷ Masterpieces of Media Art from the ZKM_Collection :: The exhibition presents a panorama of media art from its early days in the 1950s up to current net art, which no other museum in the world has to offer [more]

÷ The Algorithmic Revoluion and World of Games: reloaded :: Over the past 50 years, algorithmic decision-making processes have come very much to the fore as a result of the universal use of computers in all fields of cultural literacy - from architecture to music, from literature to the fine arts, and from transport to management. The exhibition draws on the ZKM_Collection and selected loans in presenting an historical outline of this radical change in the fine arts, music, design, and architecture [more]

÷ Screening War - On the representation of war in video art :: The Screening War exhibition looks at the war representation strategies to be found in video art and asks whether texts can be written that run counter to the communication of information by pictorial means. In addition to the presentation of current works the exhibition comprises a survey of the way in which war has been reflected in video art since the 1970s [more]

:: ZKM Preview

÷ Light Art from Artificial Light :: The ZKM|Museum for Contemporary Art's spectacular exhibition offers the first presentation of the classical highlights of light art, and here, the most recent contemporary art reveals surprising references to earlier works. Early positions of prominent artists such as Dan Flavin, Bruce Nauman, Keith Sonnier, James Turrell, Mario Merz, François Morellet, Ferdinand Kriwet, and Maurizio Nannucci elucidate the use and importance of artificial light in Concept Art, Op Art, Arte Povera, etc [more]

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