Aldo Tambellini. Black Matters

11.03.2017 to 06.08.2017

»Black Matters« is the first full solo exhibition of American artist, Aldo Tambellini, who is one of the pioneers of intermedia art of the 1960s and 1970s.

Aldo Tambellini (born 1930 in Syracuse, NY, USA) lives and works in Cambridge. Together with Otto Piene, he founded the »Black Gate Theatre« in 1967, which was the first »Electro-Media« theatre of New York. Between 1976 and 1984, he was a fellow at the legendary Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at the MIT in Cambridge.

The exhibition »Black Matters« takes a journey through Tambellini’s most prolific, highly charged and diversified period (1960–1980). The exhibition explores his, paintings, and multimedia practice that includes: Lumagram (hand-painted slides), video, videogram, painting, photography, installation, film works, presenting a selection of his most recent multimedia works that have been shown at Centre Pompidou (2012), Tate Modern (2012), MoMA New York (2013), 56. Biennale di Venezia (2015).

Video Documentary:

ZKM | Videostudio

Camera: Frenz Jordt, Martina Rotzal, Arianna Spyrou, Christina Zartmann
Concept:  Martina Rotzal
Editing: Martina Rotzal
Voice recording: Anton Kossjanenko
Voice over: Rabea Rahmig, Berth Wesselmann
Music: Scifi –; Onlymeith: Truth? (;; Mr. Pepino: Quiet The Mind Instrumental (; Tambellini, Belfi, Rocchetti: Suono