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Weibel, Peter

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Net condition : art and global media by Steirischer Herbst( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The global reach of contemporary media has greatly influenced social, political, and physical space. Indeed, we are becoming inhabitants of information space. net_condition investigates the consequences of this phenomenon that is radically altering the public sphere, the private sphere, and the possibilities of creativity in the networked sphere. In studying the movement from photography to film, video, and now online art, art historians and theorists have held that each new medium introduces characteristics and conditions that are in some respects superior to those of previous media. The net is changing not only other media, but society itself, transforming social communication, art, and politics. The contributors view the net as a universal tool that is altering the local structures--from ethics to economics--of the historical world into nonlocal structures. In a world of distributed virtual realities, shared cyberspace, multilocal net-games, and online multiuser environments, millions of users interact in virtual info-spheres. In this global information world, has become a means of expressing, as well as testing, social and political utopian ideas.net_condition is published in conjunction with an international exhibition that took place simultaneously in Germany, Austria, Spain, and Japan. It includes the work of such critical writers as Pierre Bourdieu, Manuel Castells, Claudia Gianetti, Edward S. Hermann, Armand Mattelart, and Siegfried Zielinski. Copublished with ZKM/Center for Art and Media and with steirischer herbst
Iconoclash by Bruno Latour( Book )

16 editions published in 2002 in 3 languages and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exhibit aims to display, in a systematic confrontation, three great clashes about representation - about its necessity, sanctity, and power - in the domains of science, art, and religion. Image wars are everywhere, from the Taliban destruction of the Buddhas to the doubts about scientific imagery, through the debunking of media powerful manipulations. The book includes major works by Art & Language, Willi Baumeister, Christian Boltanski, Daniel Buren, Lucas Cranach, Max Dean, Marcel Duchamp, Albrecht Dürer, Lucio Fontana, Francisco Goya, Hans Haacke, Richard Hamilton, Young Hay, Arata Isozaki, Asger Jorn, Martin Kippenberger, Imi Knoebel, Komar & Melamid, Joseph Kosuth, Gordon Matta-Clark, Tracey Moffatt, Nam June Paik, Sigmar Polke, Stephen Prina, Man Ray, Sophie Ristelhueber & Hiroshi Sugimoto
The global contemporary and the rise of new art worlds by Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe( Book )

11 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The geography of the visual arts changed with the end of the Cold War. Contemporary art was no longer defined, exhibited, interpreted, and acquired according to a blueprint drawn up in New York, London, Paris, or Berlin. The art world distributed itself into art worlds. With the emergence of new art scenes in Asia and the Middle East and the explosion of biennials, the visual arts have become globalized as surely as the world economy has. This book offers a new map of contemporary art's new worlds. The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds documents the globalization of the visual arts and the rise of the contemporary over the last twenty years. Lavishly illustrated, with color throughout, it tracks developments ranging from exhibition histories and the rise of new art spaces to art's branding in such emerging markets as Hong Kong and the Gulf States. Essays treat such subjects as curating after the global turn; art and the migration of pictures; the end of the canon; and new strategies of representation."--Publisher's website
Making things public : atmospheres of democracy by Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe( Book )

21 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""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, politics is not just a profession, sphere, or system, but a concern for things. Yet though the very word "republic" (res publica) is already full of "things"--things made public - it is these same things that are always forgotten. Through more than 900 illustrations and over 100 essays, this collection scarches for democracy beyond the official sphere of professional politics, and explores public assemblies too often left out of a narrowly-defined discourse: laboratories, assembly lines, supermarkets, trade rooms, courts of law, bureaucratic institutions, churches, and natural resources such as rivers and climates." "This collection itself presents a significant public assembly, joining such prominent thinkers as Richard Rorty, Simon Schaffer, Peter Galison, and Peter Sloterdijk with the likes of Shakespeare, Swift, La Fontaine, and Melville. Ranging from the distant past to the troubled present, this collective effort examines the atmospheric conditions in which things are made public, and reinvests political representation with the materiality it has been lacking. This book, and the ZKM show that it accompanies, aims to trigger new political passions and interests in a time when people need, more than ever, new ways to have their voices heard."--Jacket
Disappearing architecture : from real to virtual to quantum by Georg Flachbart( )

15 editions published in 2005 in English and German and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The creation of new environments through the use of developments in Information Technology is significantly altering not only architecture itself but also the roles and tasks of the architects. Architecture can no longer be described in the terms we are familiar with since it no longer corresponds to the form of architecture as we know it: an inclusive and exclusive structure, clearly defined, with a single interior and a single exterior. For architects, the challenge of the future will increasingly lie in creatively coming to terms with hybrid environments, understanding and exploiting the design potential of digital spaces within the physical world, and redefining the role of architecture within a visually dominated culture. This volume presents a valuable and attractive contribution to the contemporary discussion on this subject
Future cinema : the cinematic imaginary after film by Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe)( Book )

17 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Throughout the history of cinema, a radical avant-garde has existed on the fringes of the film industry. A great deal of research has focused on the pre- and early history of cinema, but there has been little speculation about a future cinema incorporating new electronic media. Electronic media have not only fundamentally transformed cinema but have altered its role as a witness to reality by rendering "realities" not necessarily linked to documentation, by engineering environments that incorporate audiences as participants, and by creating event-worlds that mix realities and narratives in forms not possible in traditional cinema. This hybrid cinema melds montage, traditional cinema, experimental literature, television, video, and the net. The new cinematic forms suggest that traditional cinema no longer has the capacity to represent events that are themselves complex configurations of experience, interpretation, and interaction." "This book, which accompanies an exhibition organized by the ZKM Institute for Visual Media, explores the history and significance of pre-cinema and of early experimental cinema, as well as the development of the unique theaters in which "immersion" evolved. Drawing on a broad range of scholarship, it examines the shift from monolithic Hollywood spectacles to works probing the possibilities of interactive, performative, and net-based cinemas. The post-cinematic condition, the book shows, has long roots in artistic practice and influences every channel of communication."--BOOK JACKET
Ctrl [space] : rhetorics of surveillance from Bentham to Big Brother by Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe)( Book )

12 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La muestra pretende explorar la dinámica de la llamada "sociedad vigilada", a través de una amplia selección de obras incluidas en el denominado "arte panóptico", que abarcan arte digital, arquitectura, vídeo, arte conceptual, cine, instalaciones, televisión, robótica e imágenes por satélite. Se analiza el poder de "vigilancia" de los datos proporcionados por las nuevas tecnologías, que invaden todos los espacios de la sociedad -CONTROL SPACE-, desde los militares a los domésticos, y se establece una relación entre dibujo y poder, representación y subjetividad, imagen y opresión
Light art from artificial light : light as a medium in 20th and 21st century art = Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht : Licht als Medium der Kunst im 20. und 21. Jahrhundert by Peter Sloterdijk( Book )

26 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is the first comprehensive, indeed encyclopedic, show of artists' engagement with artificial light since the exhibition KUNSTLICHTKUNST (1966) in the Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Many artistic statements are releaved, and signal works of many creators of Light Art that have been forgotten are presented
Paul Thek : artist's artist by Paul Thek( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and German and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary art and the museum : a global perspective( Book )

11 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The institutionalization of contemporary art, seen on a global scale, has only just begun. Despite an increase in global art production, and in the number of biennials, contemporary art has yet to find its footing in the museums outside the West- a phenomenon likely to affect the future of the museum. While migration is the issue in artists' circles, public museums as local institutions are confronted with the challenge of globalization. While migration is the issue in artists' circles, public museums as local institutions are confronted with the challenge of globalization. The reciprocal impact of contemporary non-Western art and local museums all over the world is the main focal point of this book. It assembles a group of art critics, anthropologists, and museum curators who address the identity of the museum and its change from a variety of viewpoints that reflect their different backgrounds. The critical essays were written for two international conferences, while other texts were chosen for their significance as exemplary analyses for the present situation."--Cover
Global activism : art and conflict in the 21st century( Book )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today political protest often takes the form of spontaneous, noninstitutional, mass action. Mass protests during the Arab Spring showed that established systems of power - in that case, the reciprocal support among Arab dictators and Western democracies - can be interrupted, at least for a short moment in history. These new activist movements often use online media to spread their message. Mass demonstrations from Tahrir Square in Cairo to Taksim Square in Istanbul show the power of networked communication to fuel "performative democracy" - at the center of which stands the global citizen. Art is emerging as a public space in which the individual can claim the promises of constitutional and state democracy. Activism may be the first new art form of the twenty-first century. global aCtIVISm (the capitalized letters form the Latin word civis, emphasizing the power of citizens) describes and documents politically inspired art - global art practices that draw attention to grievances and demand the transformation of existing conditions through actions, demonstrations, and performances in public space. Essays by leading thinkers -- including Noam Chomsky, Antonio Negri, Peter Sloterdijk, and Slavoj Žižek - consider the emerging role of the citizen in the new performative democracy. The essays are followed by images of art objects, illustrations, documents, and other material (first shown in an exhibition at ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe) as well as case studies by artists and activists
Olafur Eliasson : surroundings surrounded : essays on space and science by Ólafur Elíasson( Book )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays, der med Olafur Eliassons kunst som grundlag, udforsker skæringspunktet mellem videnskab og kunst
Buffalo heads : media study, media practice, media pioneers, 1973-1990 by Woody Vasulka( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1970s and 1980s, the Department of Media Study at the State University of New York at Buffalo developed into what was perhaps the most influential school for media arts in the twentieth century. Teaching there under the leadership of founder Gerald O'Grady were the (since canonized) structuralist, avant-garde film-makers Hollis Frampton, Tony Conrad, and Paul Sharits, documentary film-maker James Blue, video artists Steina and Woody Vasulka, and media artist Peter Weibel."--Jacket
Jean Baudrillard : Fotografien 1985-1998, [9.1.-14.2.1999, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz] = Photographies = Photographs by Jean Baudrillard( Book )

30 editions published in 1999 in 5 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little known story about a movement, a magazine and the computer's arrival in art : New Tendencies and Bit international, 1961-1973( Book )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a source book chronologically documenting the exhibitions, symposia, and publications of the New Tendencies from 1961 to 1978. It features letters, minutes of meetings, essays that appeared in catalogs and the magazine Bit international, transcriptions of audio recordings, photographs of exhibitions, conferences, and works, a timeline, statistics that show which artists participated when in the New Tendencies exhibitions, a bibliography, and biographical notes"--Page 12
Thermocline of art : new Asian waves( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molecular aesthetics by Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe( Book )

14 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thanks to advances in molecular science and microscopy, we can visualize matter on a nanoscale, and structures not visible to the naked eye can be visualized and characterized. The fact that technology allows us to transcend the limits of natural perception and see what was previously unseeable creates a new dimension of aesthetic experience and practice: molecular aesthetics. This book, drawing on an exhibit and symposium at ZKM/Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, documents aesthetic developments in what Félix Guattari called the 'molecular revolution.' Just as artists in the Bauhaus movement began to use such industrial materials as metal, Plexiglas, and alloys as raw materials, artists today have access to new realms of the molecular and nano. The industrial aesthetic of machinery and material has been transformed into an aesthetic of media and molecules. Molecular Aesthetics suggests ways in which art can draw inspiration from the molecular sciences--and ways in which science can use art to make experimental results more intelligible and comprehensible. The authors of the essays collected in the book discuss the creation of molecules of remarkable beauty and the functional properties that stem from a few geometrical principles of molecular design; address the history of molecular structure representation; examine the meaning of molecular aesthetics for scientists; and compare chemical structures to artworks"--Provided by publisher
Mapping spaces : networks of knowledge in 17th century landscape painting by Mapping spaces( Book )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ZKM throws new light on 17th century landscape painting. Comparable to modern satellite surveying (GPS), true to scale landscape representation is also indebted to the interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge: the alliance of geodesists, mathematicians, instrument makers and painters. Artists had designed modern surveying systems long before new media drew on images from outer space. The exhibition "Mapping Spaces" examines, for the first time ever on this scale, the influence of early modern guide books in geography, the science of surveying and the construction of fortification on Dutch painting around 1650. The prelude to the project, developed at the University of Trier, is Pieter Snayers' large-format depiction of historical battle scenes, in which maps and landscape paintings are projected over one another so as to document the most recent developments in modern engineering, ballistics and the fortification construction. Over 220 exhibits, among them paintings, surveying instruments, graphics devices, books, maps and globes drawn from the most important collections of works, such as from the Prado (Madrid), the Louvre (Paris), the Rijksmuseum (Amsterdam) or the Kunsthistorischen Museum (Vienna) testify to these new theses in pictorial science. The new mapping of an early modern area of knowledge is accompanied by contemporary works of art that thematize the influence of technological developments on our present-day perception of space.--Museum website
Gego 1957-1988 : thinking the line by Gego( Book )

7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Venezuelan sculptor Gertrud Luise Goldschmidt (1912-1994), who worked under the pseudonym Gego, was one of the most important representatives of Latin American Geometric Abstractionism. Born in Germany, Goldschmidt became an architect and later immigrated to Caracas in 1939, where she radically altered the nature of modernist sculpture, countering the deductive logic of 1960s abstraction with a fluid conceptualism, reconfiguring "content-less" art into an open-ended process of "thinking the line." The most comprehensive examination of Gego's art published in English to date, this monograph contains deep analyses by scholars from a range of disciplines as well as previously untranslated historical texts, offering new perspectives on Gego's critical relationships to Venezuelan urbanism and kineticism, the New York avant-garde, and the European modernist traditions of Bauhaus and Russian Constructivism. Includes an illustrated chronology and an extensive plate section featuring three decades of sculpture and drawings
Der ästhetische Imperativ : Schriften zur Kunst by Peter Sloterdijk( Book )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in German and Italian and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In seinen Erkundungen berührt Peter Sloterdijk alle klassischen und modernen Gattungen der Künste, von der Musik bis zur Architektur, von der Kunst der Erleuchtung zur Kunst der Bewegung, vom Design zur Typografie. Er durchstreift alle Felder des Sichtbaren und Unsichtbaren, des Hörbaren und Unhörbaren - die historische Spannweite seiner Beobachtungen reicht von der Antike bis Hollywood. Indem Sloterdijk die ihm eigene Methode der Diskursverfremdung auf die Betrachtung von Kunstwerken und -gattungen ausweitet, erscheinen die beschriebenen Objekte in einem jäh veränderten Licht - und führt uns der Autor mit seiner wachen, streitbaren Zeitgenossenschaft weg, weit weg von den ausgetretenen Pfaden des Kunstkommentars. Die Beschäftigung des großen Philosophen mit den unterschiedlichsten Phänomenen des Ästhetischen - hier wird sie zur fröhlich-ernsten Arbeit an der Kunst und an den Künsten, am Ästhetischen höchstselbst
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Net condition : art and global media
IconoclashMaking things public : atmospheres of democracyDisappearing architecture : from real to virtual to quantumFuture cinema : the cinematic imaginary after filmCtrl [space] : rhetorics of surveillance from Bentham to Big BrotherLight art from artificial light : light as a medium in 20th and 21st century art = Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht : Licht als Medium der Kunst im 20. und 21. JahrhundertPaul Thek : artist's artistContemporary art and the museum : a global perspective
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