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Visiting Information: Ascension Day [Thurs, 05/17/2007] :: ZKM | Media Museum and Museum Shop 10am-6pm ⁄⁄ Library, Medialounge 11am-6pm ⁄⁄ Guided Tours at 2pm, 3pm, 4pm.
ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art :: Museum closed for reconstruction work from 05/14/ to 06/13/2007.
Weizenbaum. Rebel at Work - Screening of the documentary film :: The film "Joseph Weizenbaum. Rebel at Work" highlights the life of the renowned scientist Joseph Weizenbaum, who, for example, invented ELIZA/DOCTOR at MIT. With this program, he wanted to demonstrate the processing of natural language by a computer. In the film, Weizenbaum describes his life: from his youth in 1920s Berlin, to his escape to America with his family in 1936, through to his work at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge and his return to Berlin. Following the film screening there will be opportunity for discussion with the filmmakers Peter Haas and Silvia Holzinger ⁄⁄ more
[Weizenbaum. Rebel at Work | Fri, May 18th, 2007, 4pm | ZKM_Media Theater, admission free]
Early Memory - Interactive Music Theater for Ensemble,
Live Electronic Music, and Live Video by Yannis Kyriakides :: MusikFabrik creates exemplary interpretations of contemporary music. Characteristic of this international ensemble of soloists are its innovative, programmatic work and its autonomous organizational structure, which enable it to further develop its own ensemble sound and the musical content in collaboration with other composers and conductors ⁄⁄ more
[Early Memory | Fri, May 18th, 2007, 8pm | ZKM_Cube, admission EUR 15/10]
Opening: June 14th: Thermocline of Art - New Asian Waves :: The exhibition presents the first comprehensive view of contemporary Asian art production, with more than 100 artists from ca. twenty Asian countries—from Japan to Korea to China, from Southeast Asia to central Asia ⁄⁄ more
Opening: June 14th: Clio. A short history of art in Euramerica after 1945 :: On the ground floor and the first floor at ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, there will be an overview of the contemporary art revolution in Asia. On the second floor of the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, a selection of works from the ZKM_Collection and the founding collectors of ZKM ⁄⁄ more
Opening: June 22nd: Wolfgang von Kempelen.
Mensch-[in der]-Maschine :: Taking the chess automaton, an amazing work with great significance in technical history as well as an incubator of utopian ideas, the joint exhibition expands the image of Kempelen, the scientist, engineer, artist, actor, state official, and private person, by exploring the mechanical inventions of his epoch ⁄⁄ more
zwischen zwei toden / between two deaths :: From May 12 to August 19, 2007 ZKM | Karlsruhe will present an exhitibion curated by Ellen Blumenstein and Felix Ensslin. It will show a critical artistic reflection on the political, social, and cultural trend toward melancholic retrospection. Participating artists [among others]: Rita Ackermann, Sue de Beer, Harry Dodge und Stanya Kahn, Brock Enright, Barnaby Furnas, Luis Gispert und Jeffrey Reed, Nan Goldin, Dan Graham, Terence Koh, Erik van Lieshout, Marlene McCarty, John Miller, Chloe Piene, Adam Putnam, Stephen G. Rhodes, Kirstine Roepstorff, Aïda Ruilova, Florian Slotawa, Javier Téllez, Mark Titchner, Ryan Trecartin, Jennifer West, Charlie White - The exhibition runs until August 19, 2007 ⁄⁄ more
[zwischen zwei toden / between two deaths | Exhibition: May 12, 2007-August 19, 2007 | Opening: May 11, 2007]
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 - The exhibition runs until August 2007 ⁄⁄ more
rosalie: Helios :: The artist and set designer rosalie presents a hanging light garden in a new context at the ZKM_Subraum. Sounds from Ludger Brümmer and Chandrasekhar Ramakrishnan expand the visuals on an acoustic level ⁄⁄ more