: ZKM :: Artikel :: October 6th, 2011
 
 

  

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:::::: NEWS :::

On the Current Interest in Marshall McLuhan :: Discussion group with McLuhan experts Martin Baltes and Rainer Höltschl, and culture theorist Klaus Theweleit. On the occasion of his 100th birthday this year, the ZKM is pursuing the question as to just how topical Marshall McLuhan's theses really are, and the kind of influence he has on our thinking ⁄⁄ more
[Sat, Oct. 8th, 2011, 6 pm | ZKM_Lecture Hall, admission free]

Reading with Andri Snær Magnason :: Iceland is a Nordic tourist's dream, steamy geysers amidst a surreally beautiful landscape. Yet most recently, Iceland stands for a bankrupt nation, destruction of nature, and as a result, a decisive rejection of the political establishment. One of the actors of the creative coup on the island, the 39-year-old writer Andri Snær Magnason, details in Dreamland what is behind it all ⁄⁄ more
[Sun, Oct. 9th, 2011, 6 pm | ZKM_Lecture Hall, admission free | reading in English]

:::::: EXHIBITIONS :::

The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989 :: By means of artistic approaches and documentary materials, the exhibition The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989 examines the way in which globalization, both with its pervasive mechanisms of the market and its utopias of networking and generosity, impacts upon the various spheres of artistic production and reception.
[The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989 | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, Sept. 17th, 2011–Feb. 5th, 2012 | www.global-contemporary.de]

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 | www.zkm.de/car-culture]

Hiroshi Kawano. The Philosopher at the Computer :: The Japanese philosopher, Hiroshi Kawano (*1925), is one of the most important pioneers in the conquest of computer technology for the arts. The ZKM is dedicating a first retrospective to his work. The exhibition comprises numerous works and documents which have never before been presented outside Japan, and draws on the rich Hiroshi-Kawano archive located at the ZKM since 2010 ⁄⁄ more
[Hiroshi Kawano. The Philosopher at the Computer | Sept. 24th, 2011–January 8th, 2012 | ZKM | Media Museum | www.zkm.de/kawano]

Sound Art @ Het Apollohuis :: The archive exhibition is a dedication to almost two decades of the work of Het Apollohuis, based in Eindhoven / Netherlands. It was here that artists were presented in numerous exhibitions and installations, performances and concerts, and where art-theoretical debates were carried out in the years between 1980 and 1997 ⁄⁄ more
[Sound Art @ Het Apollohuis | August 5th–Nov. 13th, 2011, ZKM_Media Lounge]

:::::: UPCOMING :::

The Hirsch–Index. "The Art of Quotation" :: By way of a selection of characteristic works, the exhibition The Hirsch–Index. "The Art of Quotation" investigates the ways in which artistic creativity and strategies of artists have evolved over the foregoing decades. The question as to models of style, form and motif is shifted to the foreground. As part of the discourse on the claim to originality of works of art and the role of the author, numerous exhibitions took place during the 1970s that dealt with such topics as the original, the after-image, the quote and the copy ⁄⁄ more
[The Hirsch–Index. "The Art of Quotation" | Oct. 22nd, 2011–April 29th, 2012 | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art | Opening: Fri, Oct. 21st, 2011, 7 p.m.]

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