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11/18/2011 - 3/16/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

The Oil Show - film program

Film program including documentaries and feature films accompanying The Oil Show - each Friday night at 8 pm, starting on 18 November 2011 in HMKV's exhibition venue (3rd floor).


1/10/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

The Future of Energy – Entering the Post-Fossil Age

With Ferdi Schüth, chemist, energy expert from the Max Planck Society and the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and Ortwin Renn, environmental, technological and risk sociologist, member of the “Secure Energy Supply” ethics commission. In the framework of Will We Save the Earth? – Conversations about the Future of Technology and the Planet.


1/19/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Artist Talk with UBERMORGEN.COM

HMKV invites you to join a film screening and an artist talk with the artist collective UBERMORGEN.COM (AT/CH/US) on January 19th, 2012, 19:00.


1/21/2012 - 1/18/2012
Workshop | Dortmunder U

A Future with Energy? Workshop with UBERMORGEN.COM

On 21st January, 2012, the HMKV will be offering on the 2nd floor of the Dortmunder U, the space for education through the arts, a workshop conducted by the artist duo UBERMORGEN.COM.


1/28/2012 - 1/29/2012
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Parallel Worlds – and where did you go?

Individual experiences of physical space are the main topic of the workshop Parallel Worlds – and where did you go? for children and young adults, offered by Kerstin Ergenzinger and Daniel Burkhardt.


4/21/2012, 04/22/2012, 05/12/2012, 05/13/2012, 06/2/2012, 06/3/2012, 06/23/2012, 06/24/2012, 07/21/2012, 07/22/2012 | 11:00 - 17:00 Uhr
Exhibition | Dortmunder U

The Setun Conspiracy - live performances by Francis Hunger

Live performances on 21/22 April, 12/13 May, 02/03 June, 23/24 June as well as 21/22 July 2012, each day from 11:00 - 17:00.


5/11/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Between Us - Film programme 1

"Between Us" presents two evenings of artists’ films from Poland -- from experimental films of the neo-avant-garde of the 1970s to classics of video art of the 1980s and contemporary works. Curated by Katrin Mundt.


5/25/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Between Us - Film programme 2

"Between Us" presents two evenings of artists’ films from Poland -- from experimental films of the neo-avant-garde of the 1970s to classics of video art of the 1980s and contemporary works. Curated by Katrin Mundt.


6/22/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Artist Talk with Suzanne Treister

On Friday, 22 June, 2012, (18:00), the British artist Suzanne Treister offers interesting insight in her work during a conversation with the curator and artistic director of the HMKV, Dr. Inke Arns.


6/23/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Book Launch - History has left the Building

On Saturday, 23 June, 2012, 17:00, the artist Francis Hunger presents in conunction with Dr. Inke Arns the catalogue accompanying his exhibiton "History has left the Building".


7/7/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

HEXEN 2.0 - film program

On the occasion of the exhibition Suzanne Treister: Hexen 2.0, HMKV cooperates with the RWE Forum | U Cinema. We will be showing four films from May 3rd, 2012:


8/1/2012 - 8/31/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Dave Allen: Silent Recording, Hansa Studios Berlin

The Lautsprecher gallery hosts a programme of sound art devised by the Museum Ostwall (MO), which links the exhibitions FLUXUS – Art for All! by the MO and Sounds Like Silence by the HMKV. For Silent Recording, Hansa Studios Berlin (2001) Dave Allen captured the silence in the German studio where David Bowie recorded his seminal albums Heroes and Low in 1976 and 1977 respectively.


8/24/2012 | 00:05 - 01:00 Uhr
Event | Deutschlandradio Kultur

Sound Art | Sounds Like Silence

A radio programme which takes on mission impossible by trying to broadcast silence – or what sounds like it. This feature in six chapters will gather bizarre, rare and illuminating recordings of silence as part of the Sound Art Programme of Deutschlandradio Kultur. Curated by Inke Arns and Dieter Daniels.


8/24/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Jonathon Keats - My Cage (Silence for Cellphone)

Jonathon Keats ring tone My Cage (Silence for Cellphone) for download.


8/24/2012 | 20:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Sounds Like Silence | Opening

The inauguration follows the opening of the exhibition FLUXUS – Art for All! at the MO.


8/24/2012 | 22:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

FILM | ONE11 und 103

The only feature film by John Cage, One11 and 103 is based on the effects of light in an empty room. Directed by Henning Lohner, it was completed shortly before the composer’s death in 1992. Dir. Henning Lohner, Germany 1992, 94 min.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013
Event | Dortmunder U

Sounds Like Silence | Paper Chase

During the exhibition, families with children can pick up a paper chase flyer from the main desk which lets our younger visitors discover the artists and their works in the exhibition in a playful manner.


8/25/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 14:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Jens Heitjohann | In Begleitung

It only takes 40 minutes of your time to activate and take part in this performance. Created by Jens Heitjohann to be part of the exhibition Sounds Like Silence, it takes participants on an aural journey through the cityscape.


8/25/2012 | 16:00 - 19:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Talk | Catalogue Presentation | Sounds Like Silence

As part of a series of talks and lectures, the HMKV presents the extensive publication accompanying the exhibition Sounds Like Silence. Guests include contributors Jan Thoben (Berlin) and Julia Schröder (Berlin) as well as Jan Wenzel (Leipzig) from Spector Books. Hans-Friedrich Bormann (Nürnberg/Erlangen) will talk about John Cage’s voice, while Max Schneider will focus on acoustic ecology. The talks will be chaired by Inke Arns (Dortmund) and Dieter Daniels (Leipzig).


8/25/2012 | 20:00 - 21:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Performance | Dave Allen | Inverted Ferrari

When playing back simultaneously an audio file and its inverted wave, the two sounds annihilate each other, resulting in perfect silence. Artist Dave Allen plays with this phenomenon, and by remixing different sounds creates a fascinating sound experience.


8/26/2012 | 14:00 - 15:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Lecture | Ruth M. Lorenz (Maaskant, Berlin)

Ruth M. Lorenz (maaskant, Berlin), who has conceived the exhibition design for Sounds Like Silence, talks about the development and implementation of her concept, which simultaneously interacts with the works on display and allows for a sensory experience of the issues they address.


8/26/2012 | 16:00 - 17:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Guided Tour with Curators Inke Arns & Dieter Daniels

On this guided tour with curators Inke Arns (Dortmund) and Dieter Daniels (Leipzig), visitors will gain unique insight into the exhibition Sounds Like Silence.


8/26/2012 | 18:00 - 19:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Round-Table Debate with Dave Allen, Martin Conrads, Jens Brand, chaired by Inke Arns and Dieter Daniels

After a short introduction (Inke Arns on the dark side of silence), the two curators of the exhibition Sounds Like Silence will talk to artists Dave Allen, Martin Conrads and Jens Brand about their respective artistic takes on the notion of silence. The HMKV encourages the audience to discuss with the artists, ask questions and deepen their experience of the exhibition.


8/26/2012 | 20:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Film | The Revenge of the Dead Indians

An idiosyncratic documentary film by Henning Lohner which portrays John Cage, his music and his philosophy shortly before the composer’s death. The shortest take lasts one frame, the longest exactly 4 minutes and 33 seconds. Dir. Henning Lohner, Germany 1993, 130 min.


8/27/2012 | 16:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Event | Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Excursion: Anechoic Chamber / Schalltoter Raum

A field trip to an (almost perfectly) anechoic chamber, where participants learn about the potential uses of anechoic chambers. Concluding the visit, PD Dr. Jürgen Altmann (Fakultät Physik, TU Dortmund) will talk about his research on acoustic weapons.


8/29/2012 - 1/6/2013 | 16:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

FILM | ONE11 and 103

The only feature film by John Cage, One11 and 103 is based on the effects of light in an empty room. Directed by Henning Lohner, it was completed shortly before the composer’s death in 1992. Dir. Henning Lohner, Germany 1992, 94 min.


8/29/2012 | 18:00 - 19:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Talk | Henning Lohner

In 1992 film director, composer and video artist Henning Lohner directed One11 and 103, John Cage’s only film. He also portrayed the composer in the film The Revenge of the Dead Indians (1993). Talking to Inke Arns, he will reminisce his encounters with Cage.


8/29/2012 | 19:30 - 20:30 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Concert: 4'33'' live in Concert

To mark the 60th anniversary of the premiere of the ›silent piece‹ 4' 33" the HMKV organises a concert night around works by John Cage.


9/5/2012, 09/19/2012, 10/3/2012, 10/17/2012, 11/7/2012, 11/21/2012, 12/5/2012, 01/2/2013 | 18:00 - 20:00 Uhr
Event | Dortmunder U

Film programme on John Cage as part of Sounds Like Silence

A film programme including documentaries about John Cage, accompanying HMKV's exhibition Sounds Like Silence at the Dortmunder U (August 25, 2012 - January 6, 2013). The screenings take place every first and every third Wednesday of a month at 6 pm at the RWE Forum I U Cinema (ground floor).


10/26/2012 - 10/28/2012
Workshop | Dortmunder U

Children's Workshop | Of Air Shafts and Air Monsters - with Kerstin Ergenzinger

The room will be full of fluttering and rustling as we will be creating small monsters who will colonise the ventilation shafts of the Dortmunder U. A workshop for children aged 10 to 14.


12/1/2012 - 12/31/2012
Event | Dortmunder U

Christopher DeLaurenti: Favorite Intermissions

HMKV presents the sound art piece Favorite Intermissions: Music Before and Between Beethoven, Stravinsky, Holst by Christopher DeLaurenti at Lautsprecher, a dedicated space for sound art. The work is part of HMKV's current exhibiton Sounds Like Silence and is accessible until 31 December 2012 at Lautsprecher.