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/////// SAVE THE DATE: »Schlosslichtspiele« from August 3 until September 10, 2017

The next chapter in the success story that is the »Schlosslichtspiele« will be written in 2017. As part of the »Heimattage Baden-Württemberg« (annual celebration of local Baden-Württemberg traditions and culture), an exciting selection of artistic projects will be presented once again. This year, the focus is on new forms of architecture.

The photo shows a projection mapping of the Maxin10sity group at the Karlsruhe castle. You can see a mystical underwater world.
The photo shows a projection mapping of the Maxin10sity group at the Karlsruhe castle. You can see a mystical underwater world.
»Structures of Life«, 2017, © Maxin10sity, »Structures of Life«, 2017

 

/////// New on the ZKM Blog: »Left-wing activists«

On the occasion of the exhibition »Nanni Balestrini: For anyone reading ths there is nothing left to fear«, Stephanie Fezer gives an overview of the literary work and the political activities of the activist, artist and author Nanni Balestrini. His trilogy of novels »The Great Revolt« is the most important work on the leftist movements of the 1970s in Italy.

 A collage shows a sheep flock on a green mountain slope under a red sky. Everywhere in the sheep are cut-out letters from newspapers glued.
 A collage shows a sheep flock on a green mountain slope under a red sky. Everywhere in the sheep are cut-out letters from newspapers glued.

 

/////// Venice Biennale: Golden Lion for Franz Erhard Walther 

At the 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Franz Erhard Walther has won the Golden Lion for Best Artist. In 2012,  the ZKM presented artworks by Walther at »Franz Erhard Walther: Space Through Action«

 The photo shows Franz Erhard Walther in front of some of his works
 The photo shows Franz Erhard Walther in front of some of his works
© ZKM | Center for Art and Media, photo: Joe Miletzki

 

/////// Current Events 

 

/////// Audio-visual presentation: Soundscapes along the Rhine

The German Federal Waterways and Research Institute (BAW) and the ZKM | Music and Acoustics Institute invite you to learn about the countless facets of the river and take an unusual video journey of sound from Iffezheim to Karlsruhe. »Soundscapes along the Rhine« will be presented at four dates: On June 28 and 29, as well as on July 1 and 2, 2017.

The photo shows illuminated industrial buildings along the Rhine. The sky is in gloomy evening mood.
The photo shows illuminated industrial buildings along the Rhine. The sky is in gloomy evening mood.
© Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau

 

/////// Opening: Radical Software. The Raindance Foundation, Media Ecology and Video Art

In their works, the members of the Raindance Foundation tested the socio-critical, participatory and emancipatory potential of the new affordable medium of video. We cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition on Friday, June 30 at 7 pm.

 The drawing shows the cover of the magazine "Radical Software". You can see an old TV set in front of a sky. The screen shows a parachute jumper.
 The drawing shows the cover of the magazine "Radical Software". You can see an old TV set in front of a sky. The screen shows a parachute jumper.
Cover of the magazine »Radical Software«, Vol. II, Nr 1, Winter 1972, designed by Ira Schneider. , © Ira Schneider

 

/////// Concert: Man in the field

On Saturday, July 15 at 8 pm, this explosive double concert takes place, which is inspired by Morton Feldmans »Patterns in a chromatic field«. With Antonis Anissegos (piano), Mathis Mayr (violoncello), Dan Peter Sundland (bass), Daniel Schröteler (percussion) and Sebastian Schottke (electronics).

The picture shows a portrait of the musician Antonis Anissegos
The picture shows a portrait of the musician Antonis Anissegos
Nyssos Vasilopoulos

 

/////// Current Exhibitions

Please find an overview of our current exhibitions here.

/////// »Markus Lüpert. Kunst, die im Wege steht« – from April 29, 2017 until August 20, 2017 at ZKM | Karlsruhe!

/////// »Poetic Expansions« – from April 1, 2016 until October 22, 2017 at ZKM | Karlsruhe!

/////// »Aldo Tambellini. Black Matters« – from March 10 until August 6, 2017 at ZKM | Karlsruhe!

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