: ZKM :: Artikel :: October 31, 2005


:: ZKM Events

÷ Piano+. Music for Piano and Electronics :: The Festival Piano+ Music for Piano and Electronics under the artistic direction of the internationally famous pianist, Catherine Vickers, is a clear indication, if any were needed, that the ZKM Institute for Music and Acoustics devotes its attention not only to its own programme for scholarship holders, but also to the fostering of talented youngsters in the field of contemporary electro-acoustic music. Catherine Vickers will curate the festival and perform along with Robert Taub, the pianist who came to the fore under James Levine and the Münchner Philharmoniker, the New Music specialist, Benjamin Kobler, and representatives of a generation of pianists who have devoted themselves to contemporary music. The avant-garde composer, Dieter Schnebel will be present for the performance of his composition Zwei Studien [more]
[Festival »Piano+« | 11/03/-11/06/2005 | Single ticket €5/3, Festival ticket €25/15]

÷ Art & Language & Luhmann III - Symposium and Exhibition :: From their beginnings in 1966, Art & Language have called the traditional concept of art into question and as a result of their modus operandi have largely been assigned to the category of concept art. Proceeding from Marxist and linguistic analyses, they have from the very outset radically opposed any variation of l’art pour l’art and individualist conceptions, their intention being to replace art objects by linguistic concepts. In conjunction with the symposium Art & Language are presenting their latest work on the ZKM Museum balcony [more]
[»Art & Language & Luhmann III« | Symposium 11/05/-11/06/2005 | Exhibition 11/05/-01/08/2006]

:: 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]

:: 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]

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