: ZKM :: Artikel :: May 11th, 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
ZetKaeM Restaurant: Mon closed | Opening hours see »» here

:::::: EVENTS :::

The Center for Visual Music Los Angeles as guest at ZKM | Karlsruhe :: Cindy Keefer, Director of the Center for Visual Music Los Angeles, will discuss and screen work by pioneers of kinetic art and pre-digital cinema from CVM's archives. Afterwards Jordan Belson's "Films Films Sacred and Profane" will be presented. This program features rarely screened films including "Caravan" (1952), "Séance" (1959), a new preservation print of "Chakra" (1972), and more ⁄⁄ more
[Lecture and screening | Wed May 11th, 2011, 6 p.m. | ZKM_Lecture Hall, admission free]

:::::: NEWS :::

Catalogue out now: Robert Wilson Video Portraits :: The styles of high and pop culture come together with the classical and new media in Robert Wilson's video portraits. The personalities they present refer in part to their own biographical details, but also to sources in cultural history. Eds: Peter Weibel, Harald Falckenberg, and Matthew Shattuck, with texts in German in English by Robert Wilson, Peter Weibel, Nicola Suthor, Ali Hossaini, Noah Khoshbin, and Matthew Shattuck. ISBN: 978-3-86560-850-5 ⁄⁄ more

:::::: NEW EXHIBITIONS :::

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]

:::::: MONTHLY GUEST AUTHOR :::

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



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