: ZKM :: Artikel :: July 1st, 2011
 
 

  

:::::: OPENING HOURS :::

Museums: Mon, Tue closed | Wed - Fri 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 11am-6pm
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 Pyramids - Living Legends of African Jazz :: The Pyramids are certainly the most mysterious and legendary of all cosmic jazz collectives from the early 1970s, which following the immortal Sun Ra explored not only musical, but also social experiments in black consciousness and human coexistence. Their republication on vinyl by the Chicago Label IKEF 2007 amounted to a minor sensation. The ensuing rediscovery of The Pyramids led to the band’s reunion in 2010. The Reunion Tour has brought the musicians, in their original line-up, back to Europe for the first time since their break up in 1977 ⁄⁄ more
[The Pyramids - Living Legends of African Jazz | Concert in the ZKM_Cube | Wed, July 6th, 2011 8 p.m., admission 10/7 €]

ZKM International AppArtAward – Award Ceremony :: We received over 90 Apps from the most diverse of countries by the end of the submission deadline on the 15 May, 2011. Today, we cordially invite you and your friends to an evening full of App-Art on Friday, 8 July 2011! The prize giving ceremony will take place at 8 pm in the ZKM_Cube. From 9 pm onwards, you can test the most creative and innovative Apps and meet their makers in the AppArtAward-Lounge in person. At round 10 pm the Aftershowparty will kick off in the HfG. Your musical favorites played, which you can import onto your mobile jukeboxes ⁄⁄ http://en.app-art-award.org/award-ceremony/

:::::: NEW EXHIBITIONS :::

Gewebtes Licht – Woven Light :: The exhibition »Gewebtes Licht – Woven Light« presents 23 selected works from the »Gewebtes Licht – Woven Light« competition initiated by ZKM | Karlsruhe. Artists, designers, and architects from European academies and universities were provided with the fabric and LED lamps and invited to sound out the creative and artistic possibilities of this new technology. A total of 130 artists participated ⁄⁄ more
[Gewebtes Licht – Woven Light | Exhibition: July 2nd – July 16, 2011, ZKM_Music Balcony and Museums Balcony]

CAR CULTURE. Media of Mobility :: The opening of CAR CULTURE. Media of Mobility is a highlight as part of the Automobile Summer Baden-Württemberg and the 296th Anniversary of the City of Karlsruhe 2011. The ZKM | Karlsruhe presents an exhibition on the theme of mobility in a two-fold sense: on the one hand the material and physical mobility of the body by means of the car, while, on the other, the immaterial mobility ⁄⁄ more
[CAR CULTURE. Media of Mobility | June 18th, 2011–January 8th, 2012, ZKM | Media Museum]

:::::: CATALOGUES :::

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

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