:::::: YOU_SER: THE CENTURY OF THE CONSUMER - NEWS :::
NETZSPANNUNG.ORG - PERFORMING THE ARCHIVE ::
In the installation NETZSPANNUNG.ORG - PERFORMING THE ARCHIVE, the dimension and mode of operation of the online archive netzspannung.org becomes visible. What is only sequentially perceptible on the websites and in the data bank entries of the media platform is given a new clarity by different space-and time based interfaces ⁄⁄ more
:::::: 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 VISITING INFORMATION MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART
ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art partly closed for reconstruction work from Nov. 7th to Dec. 14th.
The show Clio is on display through April 2008 (Entrance fee 1 EUR).
Combination Tickets ZKM and Combination Tickets 3 Museums are not available until Dec. 14th.
ZKM | Media Museum: business as usual.
:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::
Opening: Natur and the Environment in Armenia :: On the ZKM_Music Balcony, ZKM presents photographs and videos in which Armenian children and youths grapple with their country's natural environment and the ecological problems specific to the southern Caucasus region. The environmental education program »Following the Sun,« founded in 2006 by the SunChild organization, has meanwhile brought together over 1,000 children and youths in six different regions of Armenia around the themes of nature and the environment ⁄⁄ more
[Opening: Nov 22nd, 2007, 6pm on ZKM_Music Balcony | Exhibition: Nov 23rd, 2007-Jan 6th, 2008]
Giga-Hertz-Award: Award ceremony, festival with concerts and symposium :: ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics, together with Freiburg's EXPERIMENTALSTUDIO for a coustic a rt e.V. present the first Giga-Hertz-Award for electronic music. This award for electronic and acousmatic compositions is unique in Germany and underlines the importance of electronic music. In concerts, the works of the five prize recipients will be presented, along with further significant contemporary compositions for electronics. The symposium "c³ubic: sound in space+" will provide a context. Scientists, scholars, and composers will join here to discuss technical novelties and aesthetic dimensions of the electronic projection of sound in space
[Fri-Sun, Nov 23rd-25th, 2007 | Giga-Hertz-Award | ZKM_Cube, ZKM_Media Theater, and ZKM_Lecture Hall | Ticket to the concerts Fri/Sun EUR 10/7, Sat free admission, free admission to the symposium]
:::::: ZKM EXHIBITIONS :::
YOU_ser: The Century of the Consumer :: This exhibition invites the visitor to become an integral part of the art works. For the works shown here constitute themselves only in the act of reception by the viewer and include in their conception his active participation in the process of creation. Artists [among others]: Giselle Beiguelman, Michal Bielicky, Norman Klein/ Andreas Kratky, Armin Linke, Catalina Ossa/ Enrique Rivera, PIPS:lab, Jill Scott, Susigames, The Orbitants, The SLatelliterates - The exhibition runs until January 6th, 2009 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/you
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