: ZKM :: Artikel :: February 16th, 2009



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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Opening: Schnittstelle Schreibtisch oder Wider ein Denken in Schubladen :: The desk appears commonly appears so familiar and normal as part of our everyday culture and experience, that we use it over and over without sparing it a thought. The exhibition Schnittstelle Schreibtisch oder Wider ein Denken in Schubladen [Interface Desk, or against Thinking in Categories], as probably the first exhibition on the theme ever, focuses on the desk from the perspectives of cultural history as well as media studies, thereby discovering it as a playing field of creativity and a drill grounds of discipline ⁄⁄ more
[Schnittstelle Schreibtisch | Feb 21th–April 26th, 2009 | ZKM_Medialounge | Opening: Fri, Feb 20th, 7pm.]

Portrait Concert Martin Schüttler :: The ZKM presents a portrait concert of the young composer Martin Schüttler featuring electronic and electroacoustic works that he created during his stay as a guest artist at the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics. Schüttler (born 1974) is among his generation's leading composers of instrumental and electroacoustic music ⁄⁄ more
[Portrait Concert Martin Schüttler | Fri, Feb 20th, 2009 | Concert in the ZKM_Cube, 8pm. | Concert introduction with the artists, 7pm. in the ZKM_Lecture Hall | Admission EUR 9/6]

Symposium: Traditional Religiousness in Asian Cultures :: Accompanying the exhibition "Medium Religion," the symposium, which was put together in cooperation with the German China Association (DCG), will investigate traditional forms of religiousness in China, Tibet, India, Japan, and Korea. Talks by renowned scholars invited to participate will deal with the areas of belief of Buddhism, Hinduism, Shivaism, and Shintoism. There will be an opportunity to discuss the issues with the speakers at the conclusion of each of the forty-minute talks ⁄⁄ more
[Symposium | Sat, Feb 21st, 2009, 9.30am.-6.30pm. | ZKM_Lecture hall, free admission]


Medium Religion :: Today's religious movements operate predominantly with images that can be spread across the entire world in a flash by means of contemporary mass media. The electronic picture media video and television have become the chosen media for religious propaganda as they are capable of being produced and distributed especially fast. The exhibition Medium Religion aims at demonstrating this medial aspect of religion using current examples of religious video propaganda and the work of contemporary artists. Shown will be, among other things, suicide confessions from religiously inspired terrorists, religious propaganda TV series, and documentaries on new religious sects and faith communities. Participating artists [amongst others]: Adel Abdessemed, Oreet Ashery, Maja Bajevic, Dias & Riedweg, Barbad Golshiri, Vitali Komar, Beryl Korot and Steve Reich, Korpys/Löffler, Sang-Kyoon Noh, Nira Pereg, robotlab, Anri Sala, Michael Schuster, Wael Shawky - The exhibition runs until April 19th, 2009 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/mediumreligion

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

ZKM1:1 - The ZKM staff in life-size portrait :: The Camera IMAGO1:1 is not only the largest existing camera in the world but also the only mobile "full-body - self portrait camera". Over the past ten months it has taken up a place as part of the exhibition YOU_ser: the Century of the Consumer at the ZKM | Media Museum. With these life-size pictures, produced by us, the ZKM staff, we would like to present to you the viewers, a very personal side of ourselves ⁄⁄ more

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 March 29th, 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: 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

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