: ZKM :: Artikel :: June 21st, 2010
 
 

  

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

Konrad Zuse – Inventor of the First Functional Computer :: Professor Dr. Udo Kebschull (head of the working group Technische Informatik in der Physik at Kirchhoff Institute for Physics at Heidelberg University) will hold a talk at ZKM on Zuse's influence and accomplishments on June 22, 2010 ⁄⁄ more
[Lecture in the ZKM_Media Theater | 4.30 p.m. View of the Zuse Z22 Computer in the ZKM | Media Museum; 5 p.m. Beginning of the lecture | Admission free]

Series of talks: The Performer in Electronic Music :: In the newly conceived concert talk series at ZKM, we speak with musicians and composers and discuss artistic strategies: the field of tension between presence and absence, between playable and unplayable structures as well as the artistic use of video and light, of body interfaces and sound correspondences ⁄⁄ more
[Sound Correspondences | Johannes Schwarz and Sascha Armbruster in conversation with Ludger Brümmer | Talk in the ZKM_Lecture Hall, June 24th, 2010, 6 p.m., free admission]

Soundspaces - Premiere concert for bassoon, saxophone, and live electronics :: In the concert by Sascha Armbruster and Johannes Schwarz, new sound columns and spheres will be discovered through the use of electronics: for one, sound expansions and timbre fusions – also between the two instruments – are possible, and for another, the electronic expansions are contrasted by a clear focus on the pure instrumental sound ⁄⁄ more
[Soundspaces | Concert in the ZKM_Cube | Thurs June 24, 2010, 8 p.m., admission EUR 9/6]

:::::: ZKM EXHIBITIONS :::

fast forward 2. The Power of Motion - Media Art Sammlung Goetz :: Seven years after "fast forward," the exhibition fast forward 2 will show a wide range of new video acquisitions from the internationally renowned private collection of Ingvild Goetz from Munich. With her impressive collection, originating from the 1960s, she has put together a museum-quality panorama of contemporary art that is as comprehensive as it is personal. Participating artists (selected): Francis Alÿs, Janine Antoni, Matthew Barney, Ulla von Brandenburg, Mike Kelley, Óscar Muñoz, Marcel Odenbach, Hans Op de Beeck, Yang Fudong, Zhao Liang, and others - The exhibition runs until October 3rd, 2010 ⁄⁄ more

Robert Wilson. Video Portraits :: Although Robert Wilson refuses to interpret his works, he gladly takes on the task of interpretation when it has to do with personalities. He created his first portraits of important personalities, such as Louis Aragon, Pontus Hultén, and Helene Rochas already in the 1970s. Wilson has concentrated all of his experiences as worldwide celebrated visual and object artist, as stage designer and director, as choreograph and curator in his video portraits since 2004, as the technological possibilities of High Definition television allow him to differentiate the wealth of his pictorial and stage languages - The exhibition runs until August 22nd, 2010 ⁄⁄ more

Jürgen Klauke. Aesthetic Paranoia :: In his photographs Jürgen Klauke contemplates in austerely minimal to excessive, sometimes also surreal scenes, the basic conditions of paranoid existence. Using quotidian materials as a means of staging his photos, he achieves a concentrated look at the absurdity of life and the systematic collisions between subject and system, stimulus and reaction. As one of the seminal photo and media artists in Germany, Jürgen Klauke has achieved pioneering art work in the area of Body Art and critical confrontation with socially normed gender identities and social patterns of behavior - The exhibition runs until October 3rd, 2010 ⁄⁄ more

Katrin Jakobsen: alles wird gut. :: In "alles wird gut." the media artist and photographer presents videos, mixed media installations, photographs, as well as a documentary poster wall with which she aims to draw attention to the various aspects of sexual abuse of children. Jakobsen's photos show doll houses she built herself, which serve as backdrops for fictive scenes playing out immediately before or after the sexual abuse of a child. With these miniature spaces, as well as her guerilla art actions in the public space, the artists forces beholders to look carefully - The exhibition runs until July 25th, 2010 ⁄⁄ more

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 - The exhibition runs until June 20th, 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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