ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst, 17.09.2011 – 05.02.2012
World Time. The World as Transit Zone

New Marks on Paper. Mapping out Globalization with Ashley Hunt


Hunt, Ashley »A Worldmap: In Which We See ...«, since 2004 (ongoing). PDF Version of the Map, Detail. © Ashley Hunt

In his works, artist and activist Ashley Hunt focuses on the shadowy sites and intransparent relations associated with globalization. In the interview reproduced here, he discusses his project A World Map: In Which We See... about the issue of order and complexity in the globalized world, and about the impossibility of actually imagining global space. Continue reading ...


In Search of the Global Contemporary - A Visit to the 'Construction Site'


We searched for the ‘construction site’ and found it during the construction of the exhibition. CLICK IMAGE TO OPEN GALLERY.

All images: Fidelis Fuchs. © ZKM.

Who or what is ‘the global contemporary’? Is it a neo-liberal market or a utopian concept of a true globality, a compliant field or a resistant game? Patrick D. Flores, member of the international curatorial committee, posed the question as to how one should exhibit global art today without having to provide a definitive explanation as to what it is. For the Blog he explained what global contemporaneity meant for him, and why the motif of the ‘construction site’ is so important for the concept of the exhibition. Continue reading ...

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