: ZKM :: Artikel :: Dec 12, 2007



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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 :::

DaimlerChrysler Grant from the Casa di Goethe in Rome 2003-2006 :: For almost 10 years now, DaimlerChrysler has sponsored Casa di Goethe's grants for writers, journalists, scientists, translators, and artists. The Casa di Goethe, which is ten years old this year, will put forth a publication with contributions from the last twelve stipend recipients ⁄⁄ more
[ZKM_Cube | Tues, Dec. 11th, 2007 | 8pm, free admission]

Music Festival: Piano+ :: Striving to create previously unheard-of sounds has always been the goal of instrumentalists and composers. A »round table« will explore the question of which conditions are necessary for sound research to take places. On Friday, composer Philippe Manoury will introduce his work »PLUTON«. In »Voices and Piano« by Peter Ablinger, presented on Saturday night will be a very specific musicality of language synchronously with a »talking« piano ⁄⁄ more
[Music Festival | ZKM_Cube, ZKM_Media Theater, ZKM_Lecture Hall | Festival ticket EUR 25/15, single events EUR 8/5]

The Wooster Group: »THERE IS STILL TIME . . BROTHER« :: The Wooster Group, founded in New York in 1975, has greatly influenced international theater: In their works, the ensemble combines classic and modern theater texts with new media. Specially for the PanoramaScreen, the renowned performance collective The Wooster Group has developed a new project: »THERE IS STILL TIME . . BROTHER«, an interactive installation, which enables the visitors to individually explore a complex filmic scenario ⁄⁄ more
[Opening: 12/14/2007, 7pm | Artist's Talk with Elizabeth LeCompte (The Wooster Group): 9 pm | Installation: 12/15/2007 - 01/06/2008, ZKM_Media Theater ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/panoramafestival]

Exhibition Opening: Paul Thek in the Context of Today's Contemporary Art :: Paul Thek (1933-1988) is considered an artist with cult status. The hitherto most comprehensive retrospective of his oeuvre focused on the phenomenal effect of his work on contemporary art and established Thek's historical significance, from legendary outsider to the founder and center of an art movement.
With works by Paul Thek and [amongst others] Franz Ackermann, Kai Althoff / Robert Elfgen, Björn Dahlem, Rachel Harrison, Axel Heil / John Isaacs, Thomas Hirschhorn, Mike Kelley, Jon Kessler, Jonathan Meese, John Miller, William Pope.L, Gregor Schneider, Bob & Roberta Smith and a special contribution by Peter Hujar and Edwin Klein ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/thek
[Opening: Dec 14th 2007 | Exhibition: Dec 15th 2007-March 30th 2008 | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]


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

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