Events 07 | 2013
Fri, July 19, 2013
The Gernsback Prophecy
Father of Science Fiction
An exhibition at the ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art
Opening: ZKM | Museum of Contemporary Art, 7 p.m., admisson free
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From July 20th the ZKM will be honoring father of science fiction, Hugo Gernsback, with an exhibition of his work. We hereby cordially invite you to the exhibition opening of "The Gernsback Prophecy. Father of Science Fiction" on July 19, 2013!
Through his journal, established in 1907, the name-giver of the "Hugo Award", with which the best works in science fiction are awarded each year, has given valuable inspiration for inventive and experimental works in the emerging field of technology, electrics and radio technology.
Curators: Franz Pichler and Peter Weibel
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photo: Hugo Gernsback wearing his TV Glasses, 1963
© photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt, Courtesy: Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images