: ZKM :: Artikel :: Oct 1st, 2007



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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Chicks on Speed live and DJ-Event :: In cooperation with Mood Karlsruhe, the ZKM and HfG present the legendary artist and music group Chicks on Speed. With their famous multimedia performances, Chicks on Speed blur the borders between art world and underground. A highlight of this concert evening will be the Chicks on Speed's remix of the 1970s band Hotel Morphila Orchester. The present ZKM chairman and artist Peter Weibel was one of the band's members in its day.
[Chicks on Speed | Tue, October 2nd, 2007, 10pm-6am | Concert in the atria of the HfG | Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe in the ZKM-building, Entry Brauerstraße | Entrance fee EUR 15/12 (at the door); EUR 14/11 (advance tickets)]

Werk 2 HIMALAYA and Werk 7 SPEICHER :: In cooperation with the Werkraum Karlsruhe and the Schauspiel Staatstheater Stuttgart, the ZKM will show the monodramas »HIMALAYA« and »SPEICHER« by Christopher Maas. With these two pieces, the author and director turns to the problem of the individual in postmodern society [more]
[Monodramas at ZKM_Cube | Wed-Thurs, October 3rd-4th, and Wed-Thurs, October 24th-25th, 2007, 8pm, Entrance fee EUR 10/8 (over 18)]

Tilman Spengler: Chinese escape routes. On painting and political control in the middle realm :: Tilman Spengler has approached the theme of »Chinese perspectives« in several narratives and two novels. In the course of the accompanying program for the exhibition Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves he will read several passages and attempt to explain the connections. The author is a sinologist. He studied in Heidelberg, Munich, Taipei, and Kyoto. At the center of his reading is the issue of how politics and art mutually influence one another. Unfortunately, this event will not take place. We apologize for any inconvenience.
[Lecture and reading at ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art | Thurs, October 4th, 2007, 6pm | Entrance fee EUR 5/3 | Exhibition open until 8pm]

:::::: ZKM UPCOMING :::

International Conference: The Global Challenge of Art Museums II :: With this conference the ZKM is bringing representatives together from museums all over the globe. 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]


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

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