: ZKM :: Artikel :: February 19th, 2010
 
 

  

:::::: ZKM OPENING HOURS :::

Museums: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Fri 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 11am-6pm
Media Library, Library: Mon closed | Tue - Sun 11am-7pm
Shop: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Sun 11am-6pm

:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Pedro Bittencourt: "Enlarge Your Sax" :: Charismatic saxophonist Pedro Bittencourt will guest at ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics with a new program; this time interactive. Electronic sounds interact with applause, voices, and other noises, and together with live electronic alterations and videos, expand the saxophone to a multiple instrument. In the compositions by Bernd Schultheis, Arturo Fuentes, and Paulo Ferreira Lopes the live-electronic possibilities of expanded saxophone playing techniques are explored through gestures, noises, and sounds ⁄⁄ more
[Pedro Bittencourt: "Enlarge Your Sax" | Fri 26 February 2010, 8 p.m. | ZKM_Cube, admission EUR 9/6]

Movin' Out :: The band "Movin' Out" presents the best songs of Billy Joel and Elton John in a two-hour concert at ZKM. The six musicians thrill audiences with their live stage show and interpretation of hits including "Leningrad," "I'm Still Standing," and "Just the Way You Are." "Movin' Out" will play this concert for the benefit of the hospice Arista. This stationary hospice in Ettlingen is a home during the final stage of life for the terminally ill ⁄⁄ more
[Movin' Out | Sat 27 February 2010, 8 p.m. | ZKM_Media Theatre, Tickets EUR 12 / Tickets in advance EUR 9,50 | Ticket hotline (Mon–Fri 9 a.m.–12 noon) 07246 / 7081717 | out of stock!]

:::::: ZKM EXHIBITIONS :::

Bense and the Arts :: For the 100th birthday of the philosopher Max Bense, ZKM will present an exhibition showing his international impact on the fine arts and literature, which can be compared to that of Umberto Eco and Marshall McLuhan. The exhibition, which carries forth the ZKM series "Philosophy and Art," presents Bense as poet and author, scholar of the arts and literature, as well as exhibition curator and publicist ⁄⁄ more
[Bense and the Arts | Exhibition: Feb. 7th-April 11th, 2010 | ZKM | Media Museum, Projection room]

Experiments in Art and Technology. research@zkm :: In conjunction with its twenty-year anniversary, ZKM will open its archives. More than 1,500 videos, around 13,650 works of electroacoustic music and a selection of more than 1,000 documents can be comfortably called up and studied at viewing and listening sites and via innovative interfaces. With the archive exhibition Experiments in Art and Technology ZKM displays a central piece of media art history - The exhibition runs until May 5th, 2010⁄⁄ more

Just what is it... :: The large scale anniversary exhibition just what is it... will celebrate ten-years of the Museum of Contemporary Art in the bays 1 and 2 of the Hallenbau (industrial building). On 4 December 1999, the Museum of Contemporary Art opened at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Karlsruhe with the goal of presenting key private collections from the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg. In celebration of its ten-year existence, the Museum of Contemporary Art will become a »Temporary Museum of the Modern Era.« One hundred years of art from the beginning of the twentieth century to the first decade of the twenty-first, will be documented on the basis of first-class, privately owned seminal works in Baden-Württemberg - The exhibition runs until April 11th, 2010 ⁄⁄ more

IMAGINING MEDIA@ZKM :: For its twentieth anniversary, the ZKM | Center for Media and Art Karlsruhe will present, its best artistic productions in a lavishly planned review beginning on 10 October 2009. In its research institutes, more than 500 visiting artists from around the world have produced a great number of highly regarded works, which following their presentation in Karlsruhe, have been honored worldwide in biennales, festivals, and exhibitions thereby decisively contributing to shaping the face of media art for two decades. The show aims at no less than reconstructing the international development of media art based on the best productions from the ZKM. Works in the Exhibition: 66movingimages, Algorithmic Echolocation, Bubbles, CHROMA LUX, Disappearance, reconFIGURING the CAVE, The Tree of Knowledge, Miss World, StickiesWorld 2.0, SusiCarts, YOUbiläums Browser I and YOUbiläums Browser II, and many more - The exhibition runs until December 31st, 2010 ⁄⁄ Desktop: http://at.zkm.de | Mobile phone: http://m.at.zkm.de

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