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.

Himmelfahrt [Ascension], 1992

Sculpture, 29 x 55 cm.

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Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. S0308).

A foreigner who is starting to learn a new language encounters words which he/she begins to translate literally. The German word Fahren means 'to ride'. Durham carved a piece of wood in the form of a mountain with the word *Himmelfahrt* (ascension) written on top. Underneath, he placed a discarded car wheel. In this way, he mixes the two meanings: the literal interpretation (the car wheel) with its ancient connotation (the wood representing the Mount of Olives).

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Artist

> Jimmie Durham.

Exhibitions & Ensembles

> Exhibition: Documenta IX. , 13 June 1992 - 20 September 1992.

> Exhibition: Jimmie Durham – A Matter of Life and Death and Singing. M HKA, Antwerpen, 25 May 2012 - 18 November 2012.

> Exhibition: Urgent Conversations Athens - Antwerp. National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST), Athens, 31 October 2016 - 05 February 2017.

> Exhibition: Urgent Conversations: Antwerp – Athens, Part III. M HKA, Antwerp, 16 September 2017 - 12 November 2017.

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> Exhibition: Museum in Motion - Jimmie Durham. M HKA, Antwerp, 16 September 2022 - 08 January 2023.

> Ensemble: Jimmie Durham 1980 - 1993.

> Ensemble: Objects.

> Ensemble: JIMMIE DURHAM ENSEMBLE.

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> Ensemble: Reflections on Cultural Complexity.

> Ensemble: NUCLEUS.

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> Ensemble: Against Belief, Against Architecture.

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> Ensemble: An Architecture for Art - Jimmie Durham.

> Ensemble: Jimmie Durham @M HKA.

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