01 | 2007
Day of the Open Door
ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe
And the Municipal Art Gallery Karlsruhe, 10 am–6 pm; admission:
New Year with ”flick_ka&lrquo;. Anniversary
celebration of “10
Years ZKM in Hall A”
The ZKM will inaugurate the new year with a “Day of the Open Door”.
Numerous special tours of the exhibitions for children and adults and workshops
for all age groups will afford an insight into the artistic possibilities
of new media and their background in the theory of art. In this anniversary
year the ZKM will place the active participation of visitors in the artworks
at the center of its program and will present the results in the exhibition
“YOU: The Century
of the Consumer”, opening in mid-October. The prelude will be sounded
by “flick_ka”, one of the projects at the popular portal “flickr.com”,
which will invite the citizens of Karlsruhe to upload pictures of themselves.
The result, “The Citizens of Karlsruhe”, will be presented at
the exhibition, beginning on 10–18–07, as an expression of gratitude to the
city of Karlsruhe. On the occasion of the exhibition “totalstadt.beijing case&lrquo; a
Bobby Car race will be held in the HfG. All children are asked to bring their
Sat.–Sun. 10 am–6 pm, ZKM_Media
“cosmos³–Verklärte Nacht”. Light installation by rosalie
Before the Karlsruhe premier of “Verklärte Nacht” (based
on Arnold Schönberg’s composition), the ZKM will show on the “Day
of the Open Door” and the following Sunday the spectacular hanging
light-garden designed by rosalie. In co-operation with the Schauspiel
Staatstheater Stuttgart / Stuttgarter Kammerorchester.
2 pm, ZKM_Lecture Hall
“Beijing Bubbles” – Punk and Rock in China’s capital
The “Day of the Open Door” is not only a celebration of the ZKM’s
birthday, but also a day of exhibition closings. For the closing of the exhibition “totalstadt.
beijing case”, we take the opportunity of presenting before its German
premier “Beijing Bubbles”, a documentary about five bands in Peking.
5 pm, ZKM_Lecture Hall
“Less is More”
The title of the exhibition “FASTER! BIGGER! BETTER! Signet Works
of the Collections” provokes the question about the necessity of the
ubiquitous chase after superlatives. This will be considered at a podium discussion