ZKM (Center for Art and Media) Karlsruhe, Germany
Peter Weibel (Curator), Lívia Nolasco-Rózsás (Co-Curator)
Yasemin Keskintepe (Co-Curator), Blanca Giménez (Co-Curator)
October 20, 2017-August 4, 2018
TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD WE INHABIT.
TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD WE LIVE IN.
TO UNDERSTAND THE WORLD THAT SUSTAINS US.
Today we live in a globalized world that is controlled and created by digital codes. From communication to transportation (of people, goods, and messages), everything is guided by codes. Mathematics and mechanics have created a new tool-based world, erected by engineers, physicists, and programmers.
From the binary code (Leibniz) to Morse code, from cosmic code to the genetic code, we live in a world of codes. This exhibition, a collection of artworks and scientific works gives you the opportunity to understand this world. It will be a code-curated exhibition and demand new behavior from the visitors. The exhibition will be a mix of a laboratory and a lounge, a learning
Programming, learning with bots and other new technologies should no longer pose a limit to
Artworks and scientific works based on digital as well as on analog codes are presented in the exhibition. The works visualize and explain the complex dynamics of