: ZKM :: Artikel :: November 21, 2005
 
 

  

:: ZKM news

÷ Exhibition: »Light Art from Artificial Light« :: Very few media have revolutionized and democratized our living space in the last hun-dred years as much as electrical light has. The most diverse areas of everyday life, of working life, consumption, media, etc., have transformed through artificial light - and so has art. Since the beginning of the last century, artificial light has increasingly illuminated ever more streets, shop windows, billboard signs and houses in an unprecedented abundance and form. 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. Artists [selected] László Moholy-Nagy, Thomas Wilfred, Zdenek Pesánek, ZERO, Gruppo T, Gruppo N, Dan Flavin, Bruce Nauman, Keith Sonnier, James Turrell, Mario Merz, François Morellet, Jenny Holzer, Cerith Wyn Evans, Jason Rhoades, Zaha Hadid, Tobias Rehberger, Steven Pippin, Olafur Eliasson [more]
[»Light Art from Artificial Light« | Opening: 11/18/2005, 7.30pm | Exhibition: 11/19/2005-05/01/2006]

÷ 50 Years of the Karl Sczuka Prize - Festival for Acoustic Art :: The Karl Sczuka Prize donated by what was then Südwestfunk Baden-Baden was first awarded exactly 50 years ago. WR and the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics are taking the occasion of the jubilee to relate the works of this year’s prize winners, Hanna Hartman and Antje Vowinckel - combined with discussions and performance of works - to the history of the award. Throughout the weekend visitors can listen to the award-winning works of the past 50 years at four listening stations [more]
[ZKM various locations | 11/25–11/27/2005 | admission to each concert €5/3]

÷ Informal Screenings :: These screenings will present historical as well as more recent approaches in media art. Occasionally guest curators will also be invited to contribute. Each evening presents its own thematic program. Naturally, this supports to constrain the selection of the artwork as well as the introduced artists. In tandem, the platform of Informal Screenings will be used to realize special technical settings experimentally [more]
Program and live-streaming: http://zkm.oasis-archive.info
[Informal Screenings | 10/27/2005, 7.30 pm | HfG Hochschule für Gestaltung, Blue Salon]

:: 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]

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