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Margit Rosen

Year of birth, place
Munich, Germany
lives and works in
Karlsruhe and Munich, Germany
Institute / Department
Management, Collections and Archives

Margit Rosen is a curator at the ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. In her research, she focuses on the art of the twentieth century, and the history and aesthetics of the electronic arts.

[Letzte Aktualisierung: September 2015]

  • Foto auf Buchcover: Mann mit shcwarzer Sturmhaube vor einem Laptop
    • Herbert Kapfer, Jörg Franzbecker (ed.)
    • Eran Schaerf. Frequency-Modulated Scenario
    • Archive Books, Berlin, 2015
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: English
    • What difference does it make if a newspaper reports on a worker protest as if it were a theater piece? Why does an argument in the neighbors' apartment sound like a radio play? When was the term Lebensraum decolonized? How can Little Red Riding...

  • Cover der Publikation »Frequenzmoduliertes Szenario«: schwarze Silhouette dreier Personen vor blauem Hintergrund
    • Herbert Kapfer, Jörg Franzbecker (ed.)
    • Eran Schaerf. Frequenzmoduliertes Szenario
    • Belleville, München, 2015
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: German
    • Cyber-radio comes into conflict with human memory. Passing participative radio, citizen journalism and You Witness News. Double-sided, invisible, and acoustic masks are at work. Sci-fi documentary.

  • Im Weltraum schwebt eine Planet in Form einer Welle. In ihr befinden sich ein Reh und zwei Jungen. Ein Junge blickt suchend durch ein Fernrohr.
  • Cover der Publikation »Der Algorithmus des Manfred Mohr«: schwarzer Text und eine feine Linienzeichnung auf weißem Grund.
    • Margit Rosen (Ed.)
    • Der Algorithmus des Manfred Mohr : Texte 1963 – 1979
    • Spector, Leipzig, 2014
    • Monograph
    • Language: German
    • In 1971, when the painter Manfred Mohr presented his first computer-generated drawings at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, not only art critics were uncertain concerning the consequences the replacement of brush and canvas by...

  • Das Cover der Publikation »Eran Schaerf. FM-Scenario – Realitätswettlauf« zeigt eine Reihe von Fotos, die während einer Performance entstanden. Ein Mann und eine Person ohne eindeutige Geschlechtsidentität telefonieren mit ihrem Handy.
  • Ein weißes Buchcover mit schwarzer Schrift und einem schwarzen Quadrat.
    • Felix Mittelberger, Sebastian Pelz, Margit Rosen and Anselm Franke (Eds.)
    • Maschinensehen
    • Spector Books, Leipzig, 2013
    • Exhibition catalog, Anthology
    • Language: German
    • Countless camera eyes and sensors are trained on the world today. They capture land masses and seafloors, the surfaces of plants, the bodies of humans and animals, and the composition of the atmosphere. Complex computation processes translate the...

  • A Little-Known Story About a Movement, a Magazine, and the Computer's Arrival in Art
  • Cover der Publikation »Bense und die Künste«
    • Bense und die Künste
    • 2010
    • Exhibition brochure
    • Language: German
    • „Ästhetische Zustände sind, wenigstens im Prinzip, im gleichen Sinne kosmologischer Natur wie physikalische Zustände. Kunst kann dementsprechend als Eingriff intelligenter Wesen in die physikalischen Zustände kosmologischer Wirklichkeit definiert...

  • Cover der Publikation »Record Again!«
    • Christoph Blase and Peter Weibel (Eds.)
    • Record Again!
    • Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2010
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: German and English
    • The present volume is the second part of the restoration project »40yearsvideoart.de«. The goal was to save video material threatened with disappearance and to rescue forgotten material. The project succeeded in retrieving a large number of...

  • Cover der Publikation »Bit International«
  • Cover der Publikation »Making Things Public«
    • Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel (Eds.)
    • Making Things Public
    • MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2005
    • Exhibition catalog, Anthology
    • Language: English
    • “Back to things!” – This is the new motto of what Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel call an “object-oriented democracy”. For the more than 100 writers, artists, and philosophers assembled in this groundbreaking editorial and curatorial project,...

  • Cover der Publikation »05-03-44. Liebesgrüsse aus Odessa«
    • Ecke Bonk, Peter Gente and Margit Rosen (Eds.)
    • 05-03-44. Liebesgrüsse aus Odessa
    • Merve, Berlin, 2004
    • Anthology, Festschrift
    • Language: German and English
    • Peter Weibel zum 60. Geburtstag. 72 Beiträge dokumentieren die Vielfalt der Tätigkeiten Peter Weibels.

  • Cover der Publikation »Fast Forward«
  • Cover der Publikation »Avance rapido«
  • Cover der Publikation »Lichtkunst aus Kunst Licht / Light Art from Artificial Light«
    • Peter Weibel and Gregor Jansen (Eds.)
    • Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht / Light Art from Artificial Light
    • Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2006
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: German and English
    • With over seven hundred color illustrations of works by all of the important light artists – a new standard work on the subject.

      More than almost any other medium, electric light has revolutionized and democratized our world. Today we live...

  • Cover der Publikation »Medien Kunst Netz«
    • Dieter Daniels, Rudolf Frieling (Hg.)
    • Medien Kunst Netz / Media Art Net
    • 2004
    • Online publication
    • Language: English and German
    • Objectives

      Media art — by definition multimedia, time-based or process-oriented — cannot be sufficiently mediated in book form. Mainstream art and cultural mediation, still being primarily print-based, do little justice to its...

  • Cover der Publikation »Iconoclash«
    • Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel (Eds.)
    • Iconoclash. Beyond the Image Wars in Science, Religion, and Art
    • MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2002
    • Exhibition catalog
    • Language: English
    • This book is a most comprehensive anthology about the image wars, as it joins for the first time different cultures from West to East, different epochs from Middle Ages to modernism, different practices from science to art, in the search for an...

  • Cover der Publikation »Flusseriana«. Die Begriffe des Glossars sind auf dem weißen Cover als Tiefdruck sichtbar.
    • Siegfried Zielinkski, Peter Weibel and Daniel Irrgang (eds.)
    • Flusseriana
    • Univocal Publishing, Minneapolis, 2015
    • Anthology
    • Language: English, German, Portuguese
    • Freestyle thinking – that is Vilém Flusser’s intellectual modus operandi: challenging and offensive, paradoxical and audacious. His thought knows no disciplines or subjects, nor does it pay tribute to other academic frameworks or rituals. Above...

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