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KUNST & KOHLE / Down here – up there

A swan song on mining

With the temporary exhibition ‘Down here – Up there’, the Centre for International Light Art in Unna opens up an extraordinary perspective on the oldest industrial branch of the Ruhr region. When the exhibition series ‘Kunst & Kohle’ of the RuhrKunstMuseen was planned on the occasion of the closure of the last Ruhr coalmine in Bottrop as a reminiscence of the end of the century-long era of mining, → Read more

Termin: May 6 – September 16, 2018

Adresse: Centre for international light art Unna, Unna/DE

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Spooky Action at a Distance

The point of departure for Carsten Nicolai’s installation ‘tele’ at Berlinische Galerie is the anomaly called ‘quantum entanglement’. Somewhat sceptically, Einstein called the phenomenon that two spatially separated quantum systems find themselves in a joint state ‘spooky action at a distance.’ Two particles are linked to one another in such a way that changes made to one of the two have a direct, immediate → Read more

Termin: March 23 – September 3, 2018

Adresse: Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, Photography and Architecture, Berlin/DE

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The Substance of Light

Anyone who immerses themselves in James Turrell’s light spaces enjoys a magical experience: the coloured, changing light makes the room seem endless. Born in 1943 in Los Angeles, Turrell took an avid interest in flying at an early age. Today, he describes the skies as his studio, his material, his canvas. In the 1960s, influenced by minimal art and land art, he employed a range of techniques to give the immaterial light a physical presence.  → Read more

Termin: June 9 – October 28, 2018

Adresse: Museum Frieder Burda | Lichtentaler Allee 8 b | 76530 Baden-Baden/DE

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teamLab – au delà les limites

Light and painting – an exuberant symbiosis

teamLab is an interdisciplinary group of technology-inspired artists, founded in 2001 around the visionary Inoko Toshiyuki in Tokyo. They develop expansive light art works based on web and system integration, which seek to approach nature in an immersive way. Rooted in the traditions of historical Japanese art, teamLab works on a concept called ‘ultrasubjective space’. The artists use the ability of light to spread in space and in homogeneous media such as air or water in an overflowing and opulent way. Often, the concepts → Read more

Termin: May 15 – September 9, 2018

Adresse: Grande Halle de La Villette Paris/F

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