Digital³: Museum Ulm, HfG-Archiv
& Kunsthalle Weishaupt
In a triad, the three museums will offer free online introductions to their diverse exhibitions via the ZOOM platform, starting on Thursday 1 July 2021 at 6 p.m. and alternating over a period of three months. To set the mood for a visit to the exhibition or to follow it up with a wealth of background information on the works presented.
To kick off “Digital³“, an online introduction to the special exhibition “A Woodstock of Ideas – Joseph Beuys, Achberg and the German South” is scheduled for Thursday, 1 July 2021, at 6 pm. The exhibition for the special Beuys anniversary year focuses on the artist specifically as a political personality on the one hand and on his multi-layered connection to the German Southwest on the other.
Further digital exhibition introductions by the Museum Ulm are planned for the upcoming summer exhibition “Kunstreichgewächse” on Thursdays, 5 August 2021 and 16 September 2021, both at 6 pm. At a time when multiple crises are unhinging our world and the future seems grey, the Museum Ulm is setting out in search of the paradisiacal Garden of Eden with this first exhibition curated via the digital platform nextmuseum.io.
The HfG-Archiv will digitally present its permanent exhibition “From Zero Hour to 1968” on Thursdays 22 July 2021 and 26 August 2021, as well as 23 September 2021 in English at 6pm each day. The Ulm School of Design (1953-1968) was the second major design university in Germany after the Bauhaus. Initially conceived as a political college for the education of young German democrats, it quickly developed into a pioneer in industrial design. The exhibition on the history of the college, designed by the Swiss Ruedi Baur, presents more than 200 exhibits as well as numerous photographs at the original location.
At the Kunsthalle Weishaupt, on Thursday 15 July 2021, 19 August 2021 and 9 September 2021, at 6 pm each day, the Swiss artist Beat Zoderer (*1955 in Zurich) will be the focus of the digital introduction with his major work show “Visual Interferences 1990-2020“. In his work groups, Beat Zoderer uses everyday and industrial materials from which he forms layered and gridded wall objects, sculptures and collages that go beyond the tradition of geometric reduction and play an anarchic-ironic game with the heritage of Concrete Art. Full of wit and irony, Beat Zoderer plays with the rigour and rationality of Concrete Art. In doing so, he often deceives the eye of the beholder with clever techniques.
The “Digital³” offers are carried out free of charge via the ZOOM platform. The duration is about 45 minutes. The number of participants is limited to 25. After registering at firstname.lastname@example.org, participants will receive the corresponding ZOOM access link by email.