:::::: ZKM OPENING HOURS :::
Museums: Wed - Fri 10am-6pm | Sat - Sun 11am-6pm | Mon, Tue closed
Media Library, Library: Tue - Sun 11am-7pm | Mon closed
Shop: Wed - Sun 11am-6pm | Mon, Tue closed
:::::: ZKM UPCOMING :::
Music festival: Quantum Leaps V :: The ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics will present the fifth "Quantensprünge" festival: Again, old masters of electronic, electroacoustic, and acousmatic music encounter current works from a young generation.
Thurs-Sat, September 27th-29th, 2007 -> http://on1.zkm.de/zkm/e/musikfestivals/quantenspruengeV
PanoramaFestival :: From October 2007, every month will be public premieres of recent projects conceived for the "PanoramaScreen," a cylindrical 360° projection environment. The festival will open on 28 September 2007 with the interactive installation globorama.
Festival opening: Fri, September 28th, 2007 -> http://www.zkm.de/panoramafestival
International Conference: The Global Challenge of Art Museums II :: With the conference »Where is Art Contemporary? The Global Challenge of Art Museums II« the ZKM is bringing representatives together from museums all over the globe. They have been invited by the ZKM to state the situation as they see it concerning the museum as an art institution today, relating experiences that are often entirely different than those we encounter in this country. Participants [among others]: Claude Ardouin [British Museum, London], Hans Belting [Karlsruhe], Guido Gryseels [Royal Central African Museum, Brüssel], Alexandra Munroe [Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York], Colin Richards [University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg], Mirjam Shatanawi [KIT Tropeninstitut, Amsterdam], William Wells [Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Kairo].
[Konferenz »The Global Challenge of Art Museums II. Where is Art Contemporary?« | Fri-Sat, October 19-20, 2007 | Admission: EUR 10/6 (per day), Conference language: English | Registration at: gamzkm.de]
:::::: ZKM EXHIBITIONS :::
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. Participating artists [among others]: Yee I-Lann [Malaysia], Wang Mai [China], Sheba Chhachhi [India], Yael Bartana [Israel], Makoto Aida [Japan], Almagul Menlibayeva [Kazachstan], Yong-seok Oh [Korea], Vong Phaophanit [Laos]. Curated by Wonil Rhee [Korea] - The exhibition runs until November 4th, 2007 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/thermocline
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 - The exhibition runs until April 20th, 2008 ⁄⁄ 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 - The exhibition runs until January 6th, 2008 ⁄⁄ 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