: ZKM :: Artikel :: May 5th, 2011


:::::: OPENING HOURS :::

Museum of Contemporary Art: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Fri 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 11am-6pm
The Media Museum will be partially closed for reconstruction works
from May 9th to June 17th, 2011
Media Library, Library: Mon closed | Tue - Sun 11am-7pm
Shop: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Sun 11am-6pm
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Francesco Lo Savio – Tano Festa. The Lack of the Other :: While their significance for the art world is uncontested, they nevertheless fell into obscurity: the brothers Francesco Lo Savio and Tano Festa. The exhibition shows paintings and objects, which, while appearing to fundamentally differ in their aesthetic effect, nevertheless reveals – in a passionate sense –astonishing parallels in their basic artistic conception ⁄⁄ more
[Francesco Lo Savio – Tano Festa | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, May 7th–August 7th, 2011 | Opening: Fri. May 6th, 2011, 5 p.m., ZKM_Foyer]

ATLAS. How to Carry the World on One's Back? :: In what way do certain artists work, and how do they develop their ideas? The ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art shows an interdisciplinary exhibition which, commencing with Aby Warburg’s illustrated atlas "Mnemosyne", covers a period extending from the early years of the 20th century through to the 21st century ⁄⁄ more
[ATLAS | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, May 7th–August 7th, 2011 | Opening: Fri. May 6th, 2011, 5 p.m., ZKM_Foyer]


Global Window – Monthly Guest Author :: In her essay on David Goldblatt’s Intersections series, art historian Anne Linden analyzes different displays of his photographs, and their contextualization; a contextualization within art historical discourse regarding the role of documentary photography, and against the background of the socio-political setting of South Africa during and after Apartheid ⁄⁄ more

:::::: EVENTS :::

Happy Birthday AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL :: In 1961, the British lawyer, Peter Benenson, called upon all people of the world to join forces in an active struggle for human rights, thereby laying the foundation of Amnesty International. A movement then emerged, now numbering up to 2.8 million people, spread across 150 countries ⁄⁄ more
[Happy Birthday AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, a celebration marking the 50th anniversary of the human rights organization | Sat May 7th, 2011, 8 p.m. | ZKM_Media Theater, admission free]

BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE :: On 7th of May, the II. Karlsruhe Integrale is between hammer and anvil in the workshops of the former munitions factory. The erstwhile workshops have been transformed into what are now academic spaces for free artists. Six regional groups will be playing constantly hard sounds on mobile stages: Horse?, Watered, All Joines, Stereo Drama, Johnboy and Buddha Sentenza ⁄⁄ more
[BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE | Sat May 7th, 2011, 8.30 p.m. | II. Karlsruhe Integrale in the HfG_Atria, admission free]

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