: ZKM :: Artikel :: July 11th, 2008



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The following events will be taking place in the context of the exhibition
Vertrautes Terrain. Contemporary Art in/about Germany:

Presentation, Reading, Discussion Draufgeschaut: Uraufführungswerkstatt Deutschlandsaga
[Fri, 07/11/2008, 6pm | Resonating space, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]
Discussion Kunstvereine in Deutschland
[Sat 07/12/2007, 4pm | Resonating space, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]
Discussion Und das ist Kunst?!
[Wed, 07/16/2008, 7pm | Atrium 4, State Academy for Design Karlsruhe]
Lecture Kokerei Zollverein / Nizza Transfer
[Thurs, 07/17/2008, 6pm | Resonating space, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]


un_imaginable :: the show un_imaginable is dedicated to the concept of the "unimaginable", which, over the course of most recent events in various areas of life - from politics and ecology through to psychology and biology - has undergone substantial transformations - The exhibition runs until August 24th, 2008 ⁄⁄ more

MAGNET. Thorbjørn Lausten's Visual Systems :: Visual arts have always endeavored to make the invisible visible. The Danish light and media artist Thorbjørn Lausten has been devoted for several years to the visualization of scientific data in the context of art, science, and media. Lausten's illustrations of digital readings become concrete "color films," which will be presented interactively and simultaneously at three exhibition sites (ZKM, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, and Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg) and additionally, can be followed online via www.meteomag.dk - The exhibition runs until October 19th, 2008 ⁄⁄ more

Rome - Open Painting. The Material Picture in Italy During the 1950s and 1960s :: n Italy, during the 1950s, an artistic dissolution and destruction of panel painting was initiated. One began separating panel from painting, a development which was to have far-reaching consequences for art history. A number of artists ranging from Alberto Burri to Lucio Fontana abandoned the path of abstraction. They distanced themselves from general tendencies, which predominated in the Abstract Expressionism of the New York scene during the 1950s. One not only rejected the portrayal of the object world but also the materials of painting, namely, of oil and canvas - The exhibition runs until August 24th, 2008 ⁄⁄ more

Giuseppe Uncini :: Parallel to the exhibition Rome - Open Painting. The Material Picture in Italy During the 1950s and 1960s, this show of approximately 50 sculptures, mural paintings and studies is dedicated to the work of the Italian artist Giuseppe Uncini. From material painting, he developed a new kind of sculpture: he creates three-dimensional sculpture from surface and structure - The exhibition runs until August 24th, 2008 ⁄⁄ more

Vertrautes Terrain - Contemporary Art in/about Germany :: The project Vertrautes Terrain Contemporary Art in / about Germany conceives itself, namely, as a resonance space within which the differentiated examination of works by international artists, who reflect on Germany in distinctly different ways as a historical-, art-, and social sphere can be carried out. The focus placed on the German context refers to an "imaginary cartography", which seeks to trace those concerns dealing with the form and content, the symptoms and the virulent features in art as set against the backdrop of their socio-political presence - The exhibition runs until October 12th, 2008 ⁄⁄ www.vertrautes-terrain.de

bit international. [Nove] tendencije: Computer and Visual Research, Zagreb 1961-1973 :: In the exhibition bit international, the ZKM turns its attention to one of the most important artistic movements of the 1960s, which was of enormous influence in its day, but has sunk into near oblivion today: New Tendencies. Beginning with an exhibition of concrete and constructive art in Zagreb in 1961, New Tendencies quickly developed to a dynamic movement triggering an international Op-Art boom. Art became »visual research« - The exhibition runs until January 6th, 2009 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/bit

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 August 30th, 2009 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/you

World of Games: reloaded :: This Exhibition is an extension of the previous presentation of video and computer game 'classics' of recent years, which from now on is to be updated at regular intervals - Permanent Exhibition ⁄⁄ 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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