:::::: YOU_SER: THE CENTURY OF THE CONSUMER - NEWS :::
Hørbar/Audiobar: is a responsive environment for exploring the collection of audio art developed at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark (MFSK) ⁄⁄ read 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 :::
From the good form to the good life - 100 years Werkbund ::
The Deutscher Werkbund was founded in 1907 as a coalition of artists, craftspeople, and industrialists. It developed a language of form that remained modern until today, a language that corresponded with the demands of industrialized production processes in the beginning of the twentieth century. The quality insignia »Made in Germany« was born. Interventions in the form of readings will lend a nostalgic glance back at the last 100 years ⁄⁄ more
[Conference at the ZKM_Media Theater | Fri-Sat, December 7th-8th, 2007 | further information:
bwdeutscher-werkbund.de or 0721/55 2547]
Pierre Henry on his 80th birthday - Une maison de sons / A house of sounds :: ZKM | Karlsruhe presents an homage to Pierre Henry, grandfather of electro-acoustic music and Musique Concrète, in honor of his 80th birthday. Three programs will present works that he created from 1982 to 2002 for the "Studio Akustische Kunst" at WDR Cologne. In a three-part, sound space installation, ZKM will realize nine poetically-musical radio works that Pierre Henry composed for the WDR "Studio Akustische Kunst," a music film, and several studio conversations ⁄⁄ more
[Fri-Sun, December 7th-9th, 2007 | ZKM_Music Balcony]
:::::: 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
Nature 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 - The exhibition runs until Jan 6th, 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