: ZKM :: Artikel :: October 5th, 2010



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:::::: ZKM EVENTS :::

Jaffa – The Orange's Clockwork :: Who does not know of the Jaffa orange? Even such stars as Ingrid Bergman and Louis Armstrong posed for the fruit – “Jaffa” was the Coca-Cola of fruit juices. By means of unique archival materials, interviews with eye-witnesses and discussions with experts, author Eyal Sivan has traced the history of this orange brand and gone on to produce a narrative that pushes beyond the restrictions of mere nationalist historiographical interest ⁄⁄ more
[Film presentation and discussion | Mon October 11, 2010, 7 p.m. | ZKM_Lecture Hall, free admission]

The MoMA Approach to Social Media :: Allegra Burnette, Creative Director of Digital Media at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will present MoMA's online presence. At the forefront is the current diverse application of social media in museum operations, the impact they have on visitors and interested persons and how they are used by them ⁄⁄ more
[Lecture in English by Allegra Burnette, MoMA | Wed October 13, 2010, 6 p.m. | ZKM_Lecture Hall, admission free]

Better and more Beautiful? :: Doping has become a permanent threat to professional sport – and, with the increase in performance, what about everyday life? The conference spotlights the possible impact of “Brain and Body Enhancement” on sport, on everyday culture and on various media and art. One of the key questions to be addressed in this connection will focus on the ways in which such new technologies may lead, where appropriate, to tenable social practices ⁄⁄ more
[Lectures and discussions | Thurs October 14, 2010, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. | ZKM_Media Theater, admission free, followed by a reception]

:::::: ZKM OPENINGS :::

Conversational Art. Kurd Alsleben, Antje Eske and Friends :: The worldwide networking of the computer has led to an exchange of all kinds of messages, which, in sheer quantity, boggles the imagination. Social software services such as Facebook, Twitter, or virtual worlds such as Second Life generate new forms of interpersonal intercourse. Kurd Alsleben, Antje Eske and friends investigate the kinds of artistic possibilities that arise as result of these new forms of communication ⁄⁄ more
[Exhibition: Oct. 16th, 2010–Jan. 9th, 2011, ZKM | Media Museum, Projection Room | Opening: Fri, Oct. 15th, 7p.m. in the exhibition]

Herbert W. Franke – Wanderer between the Worlds :: In honor of the physicist, philosopher, pioneer of information technology and electronic aesthetics, Herbert W. Franke (born 1927 in Vienna, lives and works near Munich), the ZKM | Media Museum presents a comprehensive exhibition on the work of this »Wanderer between the Worlds«. The exhibition, which continues the ZKM series»Philosophy and Art«, sheds light on Franke’s multi-facetted and varied impact on subjects ranging from science to art ⁄⁄ more
[Exhibition: Oct. 16th, 2010–Jan. 9th, 2011, ZKM | Media Museum, Projection Room | Opening: Fri, Oct. 15th, 7p.m. in the exhibition]

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