Writing the History of the Future

In an extraordinary compilation, ZKM presents the main works from its globally unique collection.

The collection of the ZKM | Karlsruhe ranks among the largest media art collections in the world. It exemplifies the transformation of art in the face of changing technologies of production, reception, and distribution. Artists react to changes in media and sometimes anticipate developments that only years later will be taken for granted by society as a whole: they write the history of the future.

Our beloved little One-Way Interaction Sculpture has been unarchived as well and will be online for the duration of the exhibition: