: ZKM :: Artikel :: November 3rd, 2008



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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Oliver Sturm "Prayeromat", 2008 :: The "Prayeromat" represents the smallest form of spiritual space. Designed for train stations, airports, service areas and various other public places, it offers useful opportunity for inner contemplation ⁄⁄ more
["Prayeromat" | Installation at the ZKM_Foyer, as part of the ARD Radio Play Convention | Nov 5th, 2008-Feb 1st, 2009]

László Hudacsek: Looping on the Ghost Train of Time :: For some time the percussionist László Hudacsek has been occupied with the musical-aesthetic idea of a horizontal and vertical time spiral. The work’s individual percussion voices were recorded in succession. In the performance they will be mounted next to each other temporally and projected as an ensemble onto the screen ⁄⁄ more
[László Hudacsek: Looping on the Ghost Train of Time | Concert at the ZKM_Cube, as part of the ARD Radio Play Convention | Thurs, Nov 6th, 2008 at 6pm. | admission free]

Sound Dome Concert :: With the installed, dome-shaped Sound Dome, including 47 loudspeakers that can be adjusted and distributed in the space and on the ceiling, the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics has created an instrument for the spatial representation of moving light-sound perfomances. On this evening, the control software Zirkonium developed at the ZKM and a color laser will provide an innovative synaesthesis ⁄⁄ more
[Sound Dome Concert | Concert at the ZKM_Cube, as part of the ARD Radio Play Convention | Sat, Nov 8th, 2008 at 7pm. | admission EUR 9/6]


The Discreet Charm of Technology. Arts in Spain :: Exploring the ambiguous relationship between art and technology, this exhibition suggests the existence of another form and another content inherent in the practice of media art. Technology as an instrument gives way to technique as a procedure that artists use to create visual poetics, sensory and formal explorations, and conceptual developments. The discreet charm of media art lies precisely in this potential to blaze new trails. Participating artists [among others]: Antoni Abad, Bressemer & Alia, Daniel Canogar, Salvador Dali & José Montes-Baquer, Equipo 57, Joan Fontcuberta, Dora García, Jodi, Enrique Marty, Victor Nubla, José Val del Omar, Wolf Vostell - The exhibition runs until February 15th, 2009 ⁄⁄ more

Vertrautes Terrain - Collectors' Choice :: The show Vertrautes Terrain – Collectors' Choice includes inventories drawn from the private collections that cooperate with the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, namely, those of Boros, Grässlin and the LBBW - The exhibition runs until February 28th, 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

Olafur Eliasson: Your Spiral View :: After the outstanding success of his first large overview exhibition Surroundings Surrounded at the ZKM | Karlsruhe, in 2001, Olafur Eliasson returned once again to the ZKM | Media Museum with his large-format mirror object Your Spiral View. Always stepping the fine line between nature and technology, Eliasson's works encourage reflections on self-observation. In the magic looking glass of nature and self-observation, the visitors are able to advance into the border zone between knowledge and perception ⁄⁄ more

rosalie: HYPERION_Fragment :: With HYPERION_Fragment, and in addition to HELIOS (to be seen at the ZKM_Cube) another of rosalie's works is to be presented at the ZKM. The work was created as a collaborative project between the Stuttgart artist and the composer, Georg Friedrich Hass, on the occasion of the Donaueschingen Music Festival, in 2006. With its presentation at the ZKM_Foyer, it has now attained a new dimension but, at the same time, a new level of meaning as a unique example of light sculpture ⁄⁄ 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

Nam June Paik - Works from the ZKM Collection :: Nam June Paik is internationally recognized as co-founder of the Fluxus movement and the most important pioneer of media art. The exhibition in the entrance Foyer of the EnBW building in Durlacher Allee, Karlsruhe displays over 30 of Nam June Paik's works drawn from the ZKM Collection, among which are the Art Satellites Canopus (1989), the meditating Buddha (1989) poised before a candle within an empty television case, the video wall Internet Dream (1995) comprising 52 monitors, a gift by the RTL Group, as well as the rarely seen Noah's Arch (1989), especially restored for the present exhibition - The exhibition runs until January 18th, 2009 ⁄⁄ more
[Exhibition: Oct 23rd, 2008-Jan 18th, 2009 | EnBW Foyer | Opening Times: daily (except public holidays) 10 am–6 pm, admission free. Location: Durlacher Allee 93, Karlsruhe]

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