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.

Michael Druks

©image: ICC Archive

° 1940

Born in Jerusalem (), lives in London ().

The Israeli-born British artist Michael Druks enjoyed a brief period of international fame during the late sixties and early seventies as a media activist avant la letter; works from this pivotal period in art were acquired by the Gordon Matta-Clark Foundation towards the end of seventies. “Reordering of Communication: Forgery/Action” from 1973 consists of six photo panels that document Druks’ repeated performative attempts at silencing the ubiquitous talking heads on television; these were the glory years of televised politics. In “Reordering of Communication Action: Making Him Smoke, Making Him Drink” Druks even resorts to the use of both alcohol and nicotine to stem the gushing tide of vacuous political babble – it remains an open, unanswerable question who won, in the end.

Works

>Michael Druks, Reordering of Communication: Forgery/Action, 1973.Installation, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper.

>Michael Druks, Reordering of communication forgery nº4 making him peep, 1973.Photography, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper, 95 x 73 cm.

>Michael Druks, Reordering of communication action, making him smoke making him drink, 1973.Photography, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper, 54 x 79.5 cm.

>Michael Druks, Reordering of communication forgery nº 2 making her peep, 1973.Photography, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper, 79.5 x 54.5 cm.

>Michael Druks, Reordering of communication forgery nº 1 making him peep, 1973.Photography, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper, 79.5 x 54.5 cm.

>Michael Druks, Reordering of communication action shut-up, 1973.Photography, adhesive letters, photographs, bristolpaper, 79.5 x 55 cm.

Exhibitions & Ensembles

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> Exhibition: Kunstwerk van de maand 2015. 01 January 2015 - 31 December 2015.

> Exhibition: The collection I – Fall 2002. 31 August 2002 - 10 November 2002.

> Ensemble: ICC POSTER ARCHIVE.

> Ensemble: NUCLEUS.

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> Ensemble: Real Pictures.

> Ensemble: Stichting Gordon Matta-Clark.