: ZKM :: Artikel :: July 28th, 2009



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Admission is free for all visitors from August 2nd - August 30th, 2009
Media Museum closed from September 1st - October 10th, 2009

:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

KAMUNA 2009 :: We would like to invite you to (re)discover ZKM through the numerous actions and events of KAMUNA 2009. Entirely in line with the motto of the 11th KAMUNA, visitors to ZKM will become adventure travelers ⁄⁄ more
[KAMUNA 2009 | Sat, 2009/08/01, 6pm-1am | EUR 8/6 (advance sale), EUR 10/8 (box office), free admission for children up to 12 years]

:::::: ZKM OPENINGS :::

Collectors' Choice II :: Supplemental to the first part of the exhibition "Collectors' Choice," which is already showing works from the Boros, Grässlin, and Landesbank Baden-Württemberg collections on the third floor of the Museum, beginning in August, presented on the second floor will be works from the FER, VAF, and Weishaupt collections; thus all collections that work in cooperation with the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art will be represented with numerous works ⁄⁄ more
[Collectors' Choice II | August 1st–October 18th, 2009 | An exhibition at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art | Opening Fri July 31st, 7pm.]

Martin Walde. Hallucigenia :: For several years, Martin Walde has succeeded with an unmistakable innovative praxis to involve exhibition viewers in his dynamic installation processes. Martin Walde became internationally recognized first and foremost through his participation in Catherine David's "documenta X" (1997). His works advanced the concept of sculpture at the cutting edge of material research. The concept of viewing sculpture as a performance in space has meanwhile asserted itself in numerous works ⁄⁄ more
[Martin Walde. Hallucigenia | August 1st–October 18th, 2009 | An exhibition at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Project Space | Opening Fri, July 31st, 7pm.]

Zachary Seldess: A Head of View :: "A Head of View” is a surround audio/video environment in a 3D-game-space, which can be used interactively by several players in real-time. The core of this installation by the American composer and media artist, Zachary Seldess, is a new type of game navigation, which allows for the manipulation of the game-space by the user’s bodily movements ⁄⁄ more
[Zachary Seldess | Sat–Sun, August 1st-August 2nd, 2009 | Interactive sound world in the ZKM_Cube | Opening Fri 31 July,7 pm.]

Libelli – Paper Objects from Print Media by Gerhild Rother :: Book objects belong to the sought after rarities of the art market and enjoy a legendary aura. Consider the role of the book in novels which have as their theme conspiracy, for example, "The Name of the Rose" (1982). Thus, the book has long-since been recognized as an artistic medium. Gerhild Rother has succeeded in elaborating a new variant of this medium by specifically focusing on the multiple attributes of the carrying medium of paper from which books are produced ⁄⁄ more
[Libelli | August 1st–August 30th, 2009 | An exhibition at the ZKM_Medialounge Opening Fri, July 31st, 8pm.]

Habitable Libraries :: "Building for Architects" was the thematic title of the semester for 40 students of architecture at the ETH Zurich held in August 2008. The soon-to-be architects were required to complete designs and three-dimensional models especially adapted to the habits and manner of working either of the philosopher and cultural theorist Peter Sloterdijk, or the artist and media theorist Peter Weibel. Together with the two "architects," each of the latter's standards and requirements with respect to the buildings were elaborated ⁄⁄ more
[Habitable Libraries | August 1st–August 30th, 2009 | An exhibition on the ZKM_Music Balcony | Opening Fri, July 31st, 8pm.]

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