: ZKM :: Artikel :: March 2nd, 2009



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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Presentation of the work TIM in the exhibition "Medium Religion" :: Tim Steiner had a motif designed by Delvoye tattooed on his skin which is playing on, in addition to the Virgin Mary with a death's head floating above her elements from Asian mythology as well as from cartoon culture. TIM will be present at the exhibition Medium Religion on March 6th, 2009, from 11am 6pm ⁄⁄ more
[Presentation of the work »TIM« | Fri, March 06th, 2009, 11am-6pm | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, 10am-6pm | → www.zkm.de/mediumreligion]

Panel discussion: State of Emergency Art Market Space of Emergency Art :: The theme: state of emergency art market space of emergency art, refers explicitly to a problem already given a position in 1997 by Catherine David at the Documenta 10, namely, the threat presented by the art market to the art space. The panelists are: Catherine David [documenta X], Jean-Baptiste Joly [Akademie Schloß Solitude], Yana Milev [A.O.B.B.M.E.©] and Peter Weibel [ZKM Chairman and CEO] ⁄⁄ more
[Panel discussion | Sat, March 07th, 2009, 7pm-9pm | ZKM_Media Theater, Admission free]

Concert: Toysrus 3.0 :: The composer Josef Klammer is one of the most creative artistic minds in the Austrian scene. "Toysrus 3.0" is the third update of his live-composition series for percussion, computer, electric guitar, and eight loudspeakers. Klammer is accompanied by Seppo Gründler. Klammer and Gründler have been producing musical experiments for thirty years and have also realized numerous recordings, as well as theater music, radio plays, and trans-musical projects ⁄⁄ more
[Concert: Toysrus 3.0 | Concert: Sat, March 07th, 2009, ZKM_Cube, 8 pm | Concert introduction: ZKM_Cube, 7 pm | Admission EUR 9/6]

Reading and discussion with Thomas Meinecke :: In the context of the exhibition "Medium Religion," Thomas Meinecke presents his latest novel, "Jungfrau" (published by Suhrkamp, 2008). The author, DJ, and musician is blessed with a pop approach to Catholicism. In his novel, he embarks on extravagant paths of belief: the way leads polyphonously straight through the centuries, campy and kinky. Moderation: Prof. Dr. Schmidt-Bergmann (Literarische Gesellschaft e.V. / Museum für Literatur am Oberrhein, Karlsruhe) ⁄⁄ more
[Reading and discussion | Sun, March 08th, 2009, 4pm | ZKM_Lecture hall, Admission EUR 3/5]


Notation. Calculation and Form in the Arts :: Notation is dedicated to the multifaceted spectrum of artistic process existing between concept and work. The exhibition places works from all areas of art from 1900 until today in relation to one another: sign systems in literature, music, painting, choreography, architecture, photography, film and in media art. Over 450 positions by more than 100 artists and drawn from international collections, the ZKM and the archive of the Academy of the Arts are to be presented - The exhibition runs until July 26th, 2009 ⁄⁄ www.zkm.de/notation

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

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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