: ZKM :: Artikel :: April 23rd, 2010



Museums: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Fri 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 11am-6pm
Museum of Contemporary Art: closed from April 12th - May 7th | Media Museum: open
Media Library, Library: Mon closed | Tue - Sun 11am-7pm
Shop: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Sun 11am-6pm
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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

I-X-Herculean :: Sound recordings from European cities offer the base for "I-X-Herculean," a piece comprising music, movement, and space that confronts European identity: Can the culture of a city be perceived through sound? Can sameness and distinctness in these cities be grasped through sound? ⁄⁄ more
[I-X-Herculean | Fri April 23rd + Sat April 24th, 2010 | ZKM_Media Theater, both concerts at 8 p.m. | admission EUR 10/8]

:::::: ZKM OPENINGS :::

Symmetrical Art from Hungary :: No other term connects art and science more closely than that of symmetry. Symmetry has become a key word in modern art, as well as in modern natural sciences. ZKM, whose mission includes supporting the alliance of science and art, presents the exhibition "Symmetrical Art from Hungary" in connection with the European Days of Culture showcasing Hungarian artists’ outstanding visual research on symmetry ⁄⁄ more
[Symmetrical Art from Hungary | Opening: April 24th, 7 p.m. | Exhibition: April 25th–June 20th, 2010]

:::::: ZKM NEWS :::

Global Window :: One major focus of the ongoing research project Global Art and the Museum in the next years is to concentrate on the future of museums that increasingly go beyond the western frame of reference in this global age. To date, several conferences, a workshop and a publication, as well as a database and website have been established. For April’s Monthly Guest Author column, the online magazine Global Window presents an essay by Caroline Turner. Caroline Turner is an Australian curator and scholar, and a central figure in the emergence and definition of a new region of contemporary art production: Pacific-Asian art. Her text “Art and Social Change” was originally published as an introduction to a volume on Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific ⁄&frasl more


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

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

For an overview of our upcoming exhibitions, and more, please see »» here

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