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ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe

fast forward. Media Art Sammlung Goetz

For the first time, the exhibition in the ZKM in Karlsruhe shows an extensive selection of media works from the holdings of Sammlung Goetz, one of the world's largest collections of films and videos.
 

With Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Doug Aitken, Chantal Akerman, Francis Alÿs, Emmanuelle Antille, Kutlug Ataman, Matthew Barney, Andrea Bowers, Janet Cardiff/George Bures Miller, David Claerbout, Tacita Dean, Rineke Dijkstra, Stan Douglas, Tracey Emin, Peter Fischli/David Weiss, Douglas Gordon, Rodney Graham, Mona Hatoum, Teresa Hubbard/Alexander Birchler, Pierre Huyghe, Rachel Khedoori, Annika Larsson, Mark Leckey, Sharon Lockhart, Matthew McCaslin, Steve McQueen, Bjørn Melhus, Aernout Mik, Tracey Moffatt, Sarah Morris, Matthias Müller, Saskia Olde Wolbers, Gabriel Orozco, Ulrike Ottinger, Tony Oursler, Luca Pancrazzi, Paul Pfeiffer, Jeroen de Rijlke/Willem de Rooij, Pipilotti Rist, Liisa Roberts, Anri Sala, Ann-Sofi Sidén, Santiago Sierra, Beat Streuli, Sam Taylor-Wood, Diana Thater, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rosemarie Trockel, Gillian Wearing, T. J. Wilcox and Christopher Williams.

Through the new technologies, media images have spread into nearly all areas of life. Often, this wealth of information can only be selectively perceived, as when skimming a book. In our accelerated day and age, video has become a means of expression for a young generation of artists. The exhibition fast forward, with works from Sammlung Goetz, presents evening screenings of over 60 film-, video- and slide-installations as well as 18 films.

As a collector, Ingvild Goetz became interested in film- and video-based works at an early point in her activities. Over the years, she established an international body of media art whose extent and significance make it one of the world's leading collections. Its focus lies on works from the 1990s to the present. For the first time, a joint project between Sammlung Goetz and the ZKM presents an extensive look at this media art collection and surveys the developments of a younger generation of artists.
 

fast forward. Media Art Sammlung Goetz

532 pages, 2200 ill., hardcover
German/English
2004, Kunstverlag Ingvild Goetz GmbH, Hamburg
1. edition: 2003, Kunstverlag Ingvild Goetz GmbH, Hamburg
ISBN 3-9808063-9-1

2. edition: 2006, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern
ISBN 978-3-7757-1865-3
€ 35

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© Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, "Untitled", 1992

An exhibition project by the Sammlung Goetz in public space

The black-and-white photograph "Untitled" (1992) by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, in which a figure’s ghostly shadow is captured on a billowing curtain, is part of the artist’s billboard series. The concept behind the work is that the owner produces the image as a public poster. Regardless of how often it is printed, it is always unique. In the context of Munich’s Various Others project, the Sammlung Goetz is presenting "Untitled" (1992) on five billboards in around the city and in front of its own exhibition building in Munich.

 

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Cyrill Lachauer. I am not sea, I am not land

Sammlung Goetz in Haus der Kunst

Cyrill Lachauer (*1979 in Rosenheim, lives and works in Berlin and Los Angeles) develops his extensive projects on long journeys, and delves deeply into the local cultures of the places he visits. For the exhibition by the Sammlung Goetz in the former air-raid shelter of Haus der Kunst, Lachauer has created a new multi-part installation, which includes films, videos, photographs and texts.

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