: ZKM :: Artikel :: October 23rd, 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
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:::::: NEWS :::

Digitalization and Conservation of Digital Cultural Heritage :: The documentary heritage, which we pass down to future generations, will be above all a digital heritage. However, the increasing digitalization of information and its provision in the preferred digital formats brings with it a high degree of technological dependency. The conference on "Technology and Culture" will be given over to the problems, questions and perspectives connected with the conservation and transference of digital heritage ⁄⁄ more
[Conference | Mon./Tues., Oct. 24th/25th, 2011 | ZKM_ Lecture Hall, registration required]

Artist-in-Residence-Programm II :: Artist Talks with Anetta Chisa & Lucia Tkácová, Brendan Fernandes, Pooneh Maghazehe and Tintin Wulia as part of the exhibition "The Global Contemporary. Artworlds after 1989" ⁄⁄ more
[Artist talk | Thurs., Oct. 27th, 2011, 7pm | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, studio, 1st floor]

Scholarship Awards :: Shaping the future—facilitating ZKM and HfG has been the goal of the Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Kunst und Medientechnologie for more than twenty years. 
The annual awarding of scholarships presents the ceremonial highlight of funding activities ⁄⁄ more
[Scholarship Awards | Thurs., Oct. 27th, 2011, 7pm | ZKM_Media Theater, registration required]

:::::: OPENINGS :::

Digital Art Works. The Challenges of Conservation :: What happens to media art when the Internet environment for which it was conceived, changes? Can works that were once developed for the PC now be shown on an iPad? The exhibition Digital Art Works. The Challenges of Conservation at the ZKM | Media Museum fundamentally explores questions related to collecting, exhibiting, and maintaining computer–based art works and makes the work concerning digital conservation visible ⁄⁄ more
[Digital Art Works. The Challenges of Conservation | Exhibition: Oct. 29th, 2011–Feb. 12th, 2012 | Opening: Opening: Oct. 28th, 2011, 7pm, ZKM_Foyer]

:::::: EXHIBITIONS :::

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. 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" | Exhibition: Oct. 22nd, 2011–April 29th, 2012, Museum of Contemporary Art | Opening: Fri, Oct. 21st, 2011, 7 p.m.]

Sensor. Time for Young Approaches :: The exhibition series Sensor. Time for Young Approaches shows works at short intervals by young artists from collections cooperating with the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art – either as single presentations or in dialog. The exhibition is to be opened with a solo exhibition by Alicja Kwade from the Christian Boros Collection ⁄⁄ more
[Sensor. Time for Young Approaches | Exhibition: Oct. 22nd, 2011–January 8th, 2012 | Museum of Contemporary Art]

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 29th, 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, 2011–Jan. 29th, 2012, ZKM_Media Lounge]

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