Schwandner, ZKM - Center for Art and Media
The ZKM is a new establishment whose consistent linkage of art with
new media has a signal function for the 21st century. The center uniquely
combines the fields of collection, research and presentation in the
form of two museums, institutes for music and for visual media, a media
library and a media theater The ZKM has practically ALL the medium and
high end hardware and software means for sound and image creation, presentation
and performance . Also some unusual devices such as a simulation platform,
a motion controlled camera rig, and various virtual reality and spatialised
audio systems. Interactive interfacing is also another area that is
strongly supported. Our network technology is ATM (155Mb/sec), fast
Ethernet (100Mb/sec) and normal Ethernet (10Mb/sec).
The ZKM Institute for Visual Media offers artists-in-residence from
all over the world an opportunity to investigate the most recent media
technologies and create art-works of different kinds. To the public,
ZKM offers an opportunity to share in this exciting process, to play
and experiment with unprecedented possibilities. The 'Salon Digital'
is the museum's virtual wing and ZKM's window to the outside world.
Visitors to the salon have full access to the Internet, and surfers
on the Net are reciprocally invited to visit the ZKMI Media Museum
via the same gateway. A regular program of events organized by visiting
curators is foreseen; again, participation by Internet users will
Last modified: March 16, 1998. This file can be found below http://www.archimuse.com/mw98/
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