: ZKM :: Artikel :: July 19th, 2011


:::::: OPENING HOURS :::

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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:::::: EVENTS :::

KAMUNA – 13th Museum Night :: On August 6th, the ZKM will join visitors to the 13th KAMUNA on a journey through time. As special highlight, Director of the ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics (IMA), Ludger Brümmer, will lead visitors on a unique acoustic expedition with the Klangdom concert "Mit Brümmer durch die Galaxis". In the workshop "Nachtfalter – Ein Workshop mit Bluescreeneffekt", time travel will be possible without a time machine, with the help of a blue box. Epecially for young visitors (6–14 years old), the sound of the stars will be followed in "Ein Himmel voller Sternenklänge", and as usual, the ZKM | Museum Communication will offer guided tours through all exhibitions and the long-time classic, Museumsrallye for children. The entire program is available ⁄⁄ here
[KAMUNA | Sat, August 6th, 2011 | www.kamuna.de]

:::::: NEWS :::

New interview with Isaac Julien :: In an Interview with ZKM curator Chiara Marchini Camia, the internationally renowned media artist Isaac Julien discusses the influence of Derek Jarman on his work for the interpretation of which reference is made to Freudian terminology and to the transformation of the concept of »Expanded Cinema« in the age of computer technology. At varying intervals, discussions with producers of art and culture who work in, and in connection with the ZKM, such as Jürgen Klauke, Olafur Eliasson, Jonathan Meese, Christian Boros along with various other artists, curators and collectors will be published on Interviewstream.

:::::: EXHIBITIONS :::

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]

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 | May 7th–August 7th, 2011, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]

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. How to Carry the World on One's Back? | May 7th–August 7th, 2011, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]

Bill Bollinger. The Retrospective :: In the outgoing 1960s, Bill Bollinger (1939–1988) was among the most prominent sculptors of his time. Slipping into obscurity from around the mid 1970s on, he no longer figured as a presence in the international art world. The exhibition, initially on display at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and to be shown presently at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, is the first retrospective aiming to rediscover the complexity, radicality and intensity characteristic of the artist's oeuvre ⁄⁄ more
[Bill Bollinger – The Retrospective | May 28th–Sept 25th, 2011, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]

Lee Bontecou. Insights :: North American artist, Lee Bontecou, is to be honored for the first time since over thirty years with an exhibition in Europe. On the occasion of her 80th birthday, the ZKM provides a glimpse into the artist's innovative work during the 1960s. It was her extraordinary three-dimensional wall art that made Bontecou – as one of the few women contemporaries in the art scene – a central female artist. The exhibition, Lee Bontecou. Insights, displays a selection of her internationally recognized works of the 1960s ⁄⁄ more
[Lee Bontecou. Insights | May 28th–Sept 25th, 2011, ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art]

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