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Calendar

Save the Date: Media art is here

15. August 2024 — 15. September 2024

Experience fascinating media artworks that transform public spaces and façades into digital stages.

Natural Flow - Jihye Jang

Natural Flow

16. May 2024 — 13. June 2024

Interactive light installation under the canopy of the Kinemathek Karlsruhe

(A)I Tell You, You Tell Me. Three Encounters for Humans / Machines

04. May 2024 — 24. November 2024

The exhibition provides insights into the complex relationship between man and machine, which is artfully reflected in the works.

Media Art at art Karlsruhe

22. February 2024 — 25. February 2024

UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts with media art works from ZKM and HfG at the International Fair for Classic Modern and Contemporary Art at the Messe Karlsruhe.

Tenki Hiramatsu & Peco Kawashima: Painting and installation

12. January 2024 — 25. February 2024

In this new exhibition, the two Japanese artists explore the relationship between people and the environment and time around them in different ways.

Project release “Greetings from the SchwarzwAId”

19. December 2023

Can analog documents and the latest AI-based technology be combined in a single work? This is the question posed by the artist collective “Francis Karat”.

Jardin Artificiel

30. November 2023 — 21. April 2024

The artwork by Heinz Mack in the EnBW Group headquarters.

Shelter

14. October 2023 — 29. October 2023

The interactive installation created by Holger Förterer mixes the apparent protection of shelter with a subtle ominousness that puts visitors in a state of uncertainty.

Opening: Mack at ZKM

16. September 2023 — 07. April 2024

As part of the new exhibition, the atria 8+9 of the ZKM | Center for Art and Media will be turned into showcases for radiant light installations.

Media Art Is Here

16. August 2023 — 17. September 2023

UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive media and light art at numerous locations in Karlsruhe’s city center throughout the summer.

zwischenräume: Ulla von Brandenburg – It Has a Golden Sun and an Elderly Grey Moon

28. July 2023 — 22. October 2023

As part of the new exhibition series zwischenräume, the central atrium of the Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe will become the stage for an installation that combines film, performance, and architecture.

today is tomorrow

24. June 2023 — 04. February 2024

To honor Ulrike Rosenbach’s 80th birthday, the ZKM | Karlsruhe is exhibiting a comprehensive exhibition of the media artist’s work.

Driving the Human – Seven Prototypes for Eco-Social Renewal

17. June 2023 — 26. November 2023

In three parts, the exhibition presents seven prototypes for sustainable coexistence that were developed within this framework.

Open Call: Karlsruhe x Cali

01. June 2023 — 23. June 2023

The exchange program is aimed at artists from the two UNESCO Cities of Media Arts. The goal is to create a media artwork for public space in joint collaboration during two residencies.

Media art @ art KARLSRUHE 2023

04. May 2023 — 07. May 2023

UNESCO City of Media Arts with a strong presence at the international fair for classical modern and contemporary art at the Messe Karlsruhe.

THIRST – PhonoLuxMaschine

14. April 2023 — 31. May 2023

The exhibition will feature the video installation by artist Justin Koch, and will be presented alongside screenings of a series of films on the topic of water.

Renaissance 3.0

24. March 2023 — 25. February 2024

»Renaissance 3.0« establishes a Base Camp for New Alliances of Art and Science in the 21st Century and is Peter Weibel’s final exhibition.

Go Public!

11. February 2023 — 16. February 2023

The art action shows current works by young media artists at the Badisches Staatstheater. Entrance is free.

© intelligent.museum, photo Felix Grünschloß

the intelligent.museum

08. February 2023 — 04. June 2023

What can the museum of the future look like? The intelligent.museum project has been developing artistic AI prototypes for new exhibition concepts since 2020.

Analivia Cordeiro. From Body to Code

28. January 2023 — 23. April 2023

A pioneer of video and computer art, Analivia Cordeiro has been exploring the relationships between the body, movement, visual and audiovisual art, and media art since the early 1970s.

ole scheeren: spaces of life

10. December 2022 — 04. June 2023

The exhibition showcases the work of architect Ole Scheeren, born in Karlsruhe in 1971, and explores the question of how today’s architecture creates prototypes for living tomorrow.

Marijke van Warmerdam. Then, now, and then

29. October 2022 — 05. February 2023

The ZKM exhibition Then, now, and then consists of fourteen new films that the Dutch artist made during a residency in Rome in 2017 and subsequent visits to the Italian capital.

Walter Giers. Electronic Art

14. October 2022 — 16. April 2023

The ZKM exhibition presents for the first time a comprehensive overview of all the phases in the oeuvre of this pioneer of electronic art.

Rainer Kehres. Globenbogen

29. September 2022 — 15. January 2023

An arch of illuminated globes over the Via Triumphalis as a gateway and bridge to the world.

The Sound is the Message

23. September 2022 — 02. October 2022

The sound installation by Hendrik Vogel will be presented during the art weekend Karlsruhe at the Luis Leu art space.

Soun-Gui Kim. Lazy Clouds

09. September 2022 — 05. February 2023

The ZKM exhibition is the first solo exhibition in Germany of Korean-French artist Soun-Gui Kim.

Color The World

01. September 2022 — 28. October 2022

Participatory light installation transforms the Karlstraße with a fascinating play of colours.

Media art is here,Vol.2

01. September 2022 — 07. November 2022

Only here: Media and light art to discover in the city, free of charge and accessible to all.

Media Art is here

18. August 2022 — 18. September 2022

Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts presents six media artworks in the city center at the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe.

A Place in the Woods

06. August 2022 — 31. October 2022

An exhibition and event platform online and in the Hardtwald, Karlsruhe.

Anniversary edition with media art at the Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe

23. July 2022 — 25. September 2022

The fair, which takes place every two years, gives artists from Baden-Württemberg, Rhineland-Palatinate and Alsace the opportunity to present their work to the public.

John Sanborn. Between Order and Entropy

08. July 2022 — 30. October 2022

The ZKM exhibition Between Order and Entropy presents the work of the artist John Sanborn, one of the most prominent protagonists of the American video art scene in the 1970s and 1980s.

Media art @ art KARLSRUHE 2022

07. July 2022 — 10. July 2022

Karlsruhe as UNESCO City of Media Arts is the emphasis at this year’s international Fair for Classic Modern and Contemporary Art.

Come by and see us in Hall 3!

07. July 2022 — 10. July 2022

art KARLSRUHE starts soon. Come by and see us in Hall 3!

 

Time is now

24. June 2022 — 15. July 2022

In the exhibition Time is now the artists Nygel Panasco and Célin Jiang show their work at the intersection of performance, digital media arts and transcultural aesthetics.

Media arts goes public

02. June 2022 — 30. June 2022

Presentation of media art within the Reallabor Passagehof.

Media Art in focus

20. May 2022 — 25. September 2022

With a view to its exhibition program and the further development of its collection, the Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe is strengthening its media art section.

“BioMedia” at the Centre des Arts in Enghien-les-Bains

13. May 2022 — 10. July 2022

The current exhibition showing at the ZKM Karlsruhe BioMedia: The Age of Media with Life-like Behavior will be presented at the Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains, France.

The Artwork as a Living System

07. May 2022 — 31. July 2022

The exhibition at ZKM provides an overview of the work of the Austrian-French artist duo Christa Sommerer and Laurent Mignonneau.

Seriosität_03

22. April 2022 — 29. May 2022

Under the title Seriosität – INFO, the third part of the sequential work can be seen from 22 April 2022 in the shop window Karlsruhe (Schaufenster Karlsruhe).

The Beauty of Early Life

26. March 2022 — 24. July 2022

A ZKM exhibition in cooperation with the State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe about the origins of life.

UNESCO City of Media Arts: Time for new projects!

19. March 2022 — 15. July 2022

With spring we start a new season of showing current media art in Karlsruhe.

Trinity Twins

19. March 2022 — 22. May 2022

Trinity Twins, Michael Saup’s interactive art work for the PhonoLuxMachine, explores the cultural quality of radioactivity.

Hacking Identity – Dancing Diversity

27. February 2022 — 15. May 2022

The ZKM collaborates with Esch2022 – European Capital of Culture.

Embrace Platform

10. February 2022 — 06. June 2022

The exhibition at the Badischer Kunstverein Karlsruhe shows artistic positions by invited Polish artists and local artists with a biographical connection to Karlsruhe.

Seriosität – 24/7

10. January 2022 — 23. January 2022

Under the title Seriosität – 24/7, the second part of the sequential work can be seen from 10 January 2022 in the shop window of cc99.

BioMedia

18. December 2021 — 28. August 2022

Who or what defines on what is alive and what is intelligent? The exhibition BioMedia invites visitors to learn about and discuss possible forms of cohabitation between organic and artificial forms of life.

Seriosität – und der hohle Zahn der Zeit

18. December 2021 — 09. January 2022

The project by Kilian Kretschmer and Benjamin Breitkopf will start on the 18 December 2021 in the shop window of the ßpace project space. Further venues are planned in the urban space of Karlsruhe up to May 2022.

The collection of the ZKM as a guest of the Gwangju Museum of Art

17. December 2021 — 03. April 2022

In the exhibition Writing the History of the Future. Signature Works of the Singular ZKM Media Art Collection at the Gwangju Museum of Art in Gwangju, Korea, the ZKM presents key works from its media art collection.

Funkelnder Kubus

10. November 2021 — 30. January 2022

Stroboscopic lights suddenly flash on the glass facade of the ZKM building, transforming it into a sparkling light sculpture visible from far way.

Seasons of Media Arts – Connected Future

17. September 2021 — 17. October 2021

The media art festival Seasons of Media Arts – Connected Future presents digital, interactive and virtual art at various locations in the city’s public spaces.

BarabásiLab. Hidden Patterns

01. May 2021 — 03. April 2022

Visitors to the exhibition are offered a comprehensive overview of the highly topical fields of application of network science.

Opening virtual exhibition – City to City: Human Responsibility

10. December 2020

On Thursday December 10th, 2020 at 3:00 PM CET the opening of the virtual exhibition City to City: Human Responsibility will take place as a zoom event and livestream via Facebook.

Computable – Incomputable

30. October 2020 — 30. September 2021

ZKM in the Digital Art Hall of ZDF.

Seasons of Media Arts 2020

11. September 2020 — 31. March 2021

Monumental light installations, media projections on facades, artistic interventions, and experimental events will transform Karlsruhe during the Seasons of Media Arts into a stage for innovative, cooperative, and networked media art.

Critical Zones

23. May 2020 — 09. January 2022

The ZKM exhibition CRITICAL ZONES invites us to deal with the cirtical situation of the Earth in various ways and to explore new modes of coexistence between all forms of life.

Light Art Installation Kaskade

10. December 2019 — 16. February 2020

The light art installation Kaskade was designed by the light artist Rainer Kehres specifically for the façade of the Town Hall to mark Karlsruhe becoming a UNESCO Creative City of Media Arts.

Open Codes. We are Data in Bilbao

23. October 2019 — 26. January 2020

The exhibition and educational project Open Codes reflects on the world we live in today: a world that is created and ruled by codes.

Michael Bielicky Perpetuum mobile

13. October 2019 — 08. March 2020

In einem Zeitraum von fast vierzig Jahren schafft der Medienkünstler Michael Bielicky innovative Arbeiten in den Bereichen Fotografie, Video sowie netzbasierter Installation.

Open Codes in Berlin

02. October 2019 — 17. October 2019

We live in a world that is generated, controlled and regulated by data. Digital codes are the access to this world, they determine how we perceive our environment.

respektive Peter Weibel

28. September 2019 — 08. March 2020

On the occasion of his 75th birthday, the exhibition »respektive Peter Weibel« is showing for the first time an overview of the entire oeuvre of this internationally important media and concept artist.

Di bin ezmanekî de | Under the Same Sky

06. September 2019 — 08. September 2019

The exhibition Di bin ezmanekî de | Under the Same Sky brings media artists from Turkey, Europe and Canada to Karlsruhe.

Seasons of media arts 2019

Seasons of Media Arts 2019 – City of Participative Visions

08. August 2019 — 15. September 2019

Within the framework of Seasons of Media Arts, media art installations distributed throughout the entire urban area will be presented decentrally in the urban space, which address the issue of public access to data and thematize the development of the smart city.

Writing the History of the Future

23. February 2019 — 09. January 2022

In an extraordinary compilation, ZKM presents the main works from its globally unique media art collection.

What's on

Press Impressive media art at art KARLSRUHE
News Cali x Karlsruhe – cooperative artwork exhibited at the Museo La Tertulia
Press New media artworks for the UNESCO City of Media Arts
News Embrace Platform at the Pawilon Municipal Gallery in Poznan
Open Call Open Call: 2023 Changsha Introducing Media Arts to Campus Program
News Nature in Cultural Space. Augmented Reality Exhibition “SensUs” at “Media Art is Here
Press New season of “Media Art Is Here”
Press Media Art at art KARLSRUHE
Press Pop-up exhibition presents young media art at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
News The installation by Ingrid Cuestas, winner of the Open Call “Visions of transformations to sustainability”, will be presented in São Paulo
Press Media Art Is Here: The UNESCO City of Media Arts presents impressive installations during the plenary assembly of the World Council of Churches in Karlsruhe in public spaces
Press Media Art at art KARLSRUHE
News Opening of the “BioMedia” Exhibition at the Centre des Artes
Press UNESCO City of Media Arts: Time for new projects!

Werke

Electro Encephalographic, 1987-1983
26. January 2024

(Absolutions) Pipilotti’s mistakes, 1988
26. January 2024

MTV: Art Break, 1987
26. January 2024

Antropea Vera, 2023
26. January 2024

Germania Girl – Konzert im Schloss!, 2023
26. January 2024

Prologue: At the Zoo, 2023
26. January 2024

Enna Wills Wissen, 2023
26. January 2024

My name is Samanea saman, 2023
10. January 2024

Greetings from the SchwarzAId
15. December 2023

paper trees, 2023
6. July 2023

Fluchtpunkte, 2023
6. July 2023

Shelter, 2023
6. July 2023

The voice of the city, 2023
6. July 2023

Screentime, 2023
6. July 2023

Sonos Mineralis, 2023
3. July 2023

INNER JOIN, 2023
29. June 2023

Die Hochzeit von Himmel und Hölle, 2023
27. June 2023

SensUs. Augmented Nature-Cultures, 2023
18. April 2023

THIRST, 2023
23. March 2023

Color The World, 2020-22
15. September 2022

A Place in the Woods, 2022
14. September 2022

THE SOUND IS THE MESSAGE (SISTM), 2022
8. September 2022

fool for a plant, 2020
18. August 2022

Money, 2021
17. August 2022

The Temptation of St. Anthony (or Tony‘s trouble), 2016
10. August 2022

Handshake, 2020
27. July 2022

One Line Series, 2022
27. July 2022

Globenbogen, 2022
27. July 2022

STREAMERS – a COVID Sculpture, 2022
26. July 2022

Les Pissenlits, 1990
29. June 2022

footprint, 2022
27. June 2022

Time is Now, 2022
11. April 2022

The pattern thieves, 2021
17. February 2022

A Set of non computable Things, 2017
17. February 2022

Romance With Open Ending, 2021
17. February 2022

Obsolete Presence, 2020
7. January 2022

Vortext, 2020
7. January 2022

beambike, 2018-ongoing
7. January 2022

Funkelnder Kubus, 2020
7. January 2022

OSC-K, 2020
7. January 2022

Our City, 2020
7. January 2022

PhonoLuxMaschine
7. January 2022

Light Signs, 2020
7. January 2022

GREEN CODE, 2018-2020
7. January 2022

Korrelation, 2020
7. January 2022

The Silent Chaos of Colors, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

Saving Water, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

ACCESS, 2001-2003 + 2005 + 2021
5. January 2022

LIMBO, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

KAPSEL / ECHO CHAMBER, 2021
5. January 2022

Rainer Kehres, Fokus, 2021, Kinetisches Lichtobjekt, © Rainer

Fokus, 2021
5. January 2022

#We are City, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

UrbanExplorAR, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

Dialogue of the Arts, 2021
5. January 2022

REFLECTION OF THE PROJECTION – A Space for Contemplation, 2021
5. January 2022

Posteden or how to explain from hominization to posthumanism to a virtual hare, 2021
5. January 2022

Cartography of the Stain: New Fossils, 2020-2021
5. January 2022

dropshadow 2(.)1, 1999–2021
5. January 2022

Klangkanal, 2012 + 2019 + 2021
5. January 2022

Shadow Play, 2021
5. January 2022

Distinction Machine, 2019
5. January 2022

Spacecraft_ZKM, 2018
5. January 2022

Metric Mysticism, 2018
5. January 2022

The People’s Monument(s), 2017
5. January 2022

BED, 2009
5. January 2022

Think Privacy, 2016
5. January 2022

Eye of the Dream, 2018
5. January 2022

Post-Apocalypse Smart City Desert, 2018-2019
5. January 2022

Lubricate Coil Engine, 2017
5. January 2022

Mosaic Virus, 2018
5. January 2022

Music Passenger, 2019
5. January 2022

Transits, 2012
5. January 2022

The Art of Cybersecurity, 2019
5. January 2022

Self Reflected, 2014-2016
5. January 2022

We Need Us, 2014
5. January 2022

Perverse Affordances, 2018
5. January 2022

A study for spacecolortime, 2018
5. January 2022

Chronography, 2019
5. January 2022

Amsterdam SMS, 2007
5. January 2022

Neural Synthesis, 2017
5. January 2022

Dark Pool, 2014
5. January 2022

ZKM one-liner, 2019
5. January 2022

Mobile Traffic Data Visualization, 2010-2012
5. January 2022

The City as Performative Object, 2017-2019
5. January 2022

The Global Dérive: The Sum is Greater Than the Parts, 2017
5. January 2022

Public Notices, 2018
5. January 2022

Carsharing – Karlsruhe, 2019
5. January 2022

Code of Colors, 2019
5. January 2022

Content Generator III, 2019
5. January 2022

Hello, City!, 2017
5. January 2022

Digitality and Responsibility, 2019
5. January 2022

Neural Groove, 2016
5. January 2022