: ZKM :: Artikel :: November 14th, 2011


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:::::: NEWS :::

Tempel Dance Festival :: In his work, award winning media artist, Adrien Mondot from Grenoble, brings together circus, theater, dance and video. His most recent work, the title of which refers to "kinematics as the doctrine of movement and bodies", takes the viewer along on a fantastic journey through virtual worlds ⁄⁄ more
[Compagnie Adrien M – Cinématique | Wed November 16, 2011 | ZKM_Media Theater, 8.30 pm]

IMA | lab No.7 :: Rita Torres, currently guest researcher at ZKM | Institute for Music and Acoustics will be presenting her new project "The microphone as a compositional element" ⁄⁄ more
[IMA | lab No.7 | Thurs November 17, 2011 | ZKM_Lecture Hall, 6 pm, admission free]

Performance :: Erika and Javier will be presenting their artwork "El Peso de la Memoria (The Weight of Memory)" that questions the legacy of clichés about supposed ethnical authenticities. The event is part of the exhibition "The Global Contemporary. Artworlds after 1989" ⁄⁄ more
[Performance | Fri November 18, 2011 | ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, studio, 1st floor, 7 pm | This event had to be cancelled!]

LOCAL & TEMPORARY (3) :: As part of the exhibition the artists Andreas Arndt, Max Kosorić, and Sanne Pawelzyk present a series of events under the title LOCAL & TEMPORARY. Every third Friday of the month a group will perform their evening program at alternating locations of the city to which they will also invite other artists ⁄⁄ more
[LOCAL & TEMPORARY (3) | Fri November 18, 2011 | Kaiserstraße Hinterhaus 134, 20 Uhr]

Tempel Dance Festival :: Hiroaki Umeda, probably the most innovative contemporary choreographer from Japan, will be presenting his work While Going to a Condition and Holistic Strata. Umeda transforms himself into a human screen, a dancing landscape ⁄⁄ more
[Hiroaki Umeda | Fri November 18, 2011 | ZKM_Media Theater, 8.30 pm]

Tempel Dance Festival :: Dance and love comprise the focus of this staging, and mediate two motifs in the fairy tale: the desire for recognition and the motif of love, which is alone capable of saving Peter’s heart ⁄⁄ more
["Das kalte Herz" [The Cold Heart ] | Sun November 20, 2011 | ZKM_Media Theater, 8.30 pm]

:::::: EXHIBITIONS :::

Symbiosis. 1.5 Tons of Global Entanglement :: is an art project that deals with the worldwide problem of small arms, which is defined differently – either repressed or fetishized – by individual groups in civil society, but seldom is the problem ultimately analyzed in detail and resolved. The Symbiosis project builds on this idea and aspires to encourage discourse in the private and public sectors in the context of the problem of small arms ⁄⁄ more
[Installation on the ZKM_Museum balcony | Nov. 5th, 2011–March 11th, 2012]

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]

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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