Eröffnung: Repairing the Present :RETOOL
You can see a wide meadow on which a project was built. This stands on 3 supports and carries a box that is labeled with Film Seed. A woman hooks the field next to it.
with subsequent symposium
Fri, November 18, 2022 – Sat, November 19, 2022, Opening

We hereby cordially invite you to the opening of the exhibition »:RETOOL«, which completes the series »:RE- WORLD« (MEET, Milan), »:REWILD« (MAXXI, Rome), »:RETOOL« (ZKM) curated by Manuel Cirauqui as part of the S+T+ARTS Regional Centers project »Repairing the Present«.

The exhibition »:RETOOL« presents explorative and performative tools with which artists confront the current complex challenges. »:RETOOL« gathers artistic responses to emergency scenarios as we experience them worldwide in the form of pandemic outbreaks or the climate crisis. It is the last station of the international exhibition tryptich »Repairing the Present«.

On display will be works by Grow Your Own Cloud, Markus Jeschaunig, Hypercomf, Adriana Knouf, Lugh O'Neill, Olga Kisseleva, Studio Lapatsch | Unger & Studio Johanna Schmeer, Unit Lab, and Wassim Z. Alsindi & 0x Salon.

The exhibition project will be complemented by a symposium on Saturday, November 19, from 2 to 6 pm at the ZKM Media Lounge. There, renowned representatives of the creative industries, cultural institutions and technology specialists will talk about interdisciplinary exchange, about the challenges and opportunities of collaboration and about future perspectives arising from the project. This will be done by means of input lectures and discussion rounds.

At the opening ceremony, Ludger Brümmer (Hertz-Labor, ZKM), Alexandra Vanhuyse (project coordinator S+T+ARTS »Repairing the Present«) and Manuel Cirauqui (curator of the »Repairing the Present« series). The sound installation by Lugh O'Neill will be accessible in the Cube from 9 pm. The mint Café will be open for you until 10 pm.

Opening evening, Friday, November 18, 2022

Saturday, November 19, 2022

:RETOOL is part of the S+T+ARTS project »Repairing the Present« and is funded by the European Commission.