M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

100 Notes - 100 Thoughts / 100 Notizen - 100 Gedanken (Booklet N° 049 dOCUMENTA 13) : Jimmie Durham - Material, 2012

Book, 21 cm x 14,7 cm, 22 p.

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Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2024/645).

Uitgever/Publisher : documenta & Museum Fridericianum/Hatje Cantz, Kassel/Ostfildern (Duitsland). Teksten/Texts : Engels, Duits. ISBN : 9783775728980.

"We live in a world of our own construction...., and I want to look at that strangeness in the framework of the material", the artist Jimmie Durham says. Taking the form of notes from a series of lectures given in Venice, Durham explores our relationship to the world through materials, whether they are concrete substance such as wood, oak, petroleum, or plastics, or abstract, theoretical matters such as math, prime numbers, or computing. His notebook breathes life into the notion that "our knowledge of the world comes from the way we are constructed. We construct the world as we are constructed". By using wood and petroleum as his focal points, he leads us through the history of the construction of Venice, to a sculpture and its built-in mistake, and finally to how the tissue in fish is filled with so much plastic that a scientist friend no longer eats the animals.

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> Ensemble: Books on and by Jimmie Durham.

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> Ensemble: Jimmie Durham 1994 - 2012.