Exhibitions & Events

Éric Baudelaire, Un film dramatique, 2019, film still, © VG Bild-Kunst 2021. The film still shows two about twelve-year-old female pupils sitting next to each other. The girl on the right with long, dark hair is looking beyond the frame of the image. The other girl with a ponytail lifts her hand and turns her head to the right.
SAMMLUNG Exhibition at TOWERMMK Exhibition until Sunday, 7 November 2021
Cyprien Gaillard, Frankfurter Schacht, 2021 (detail), photo: Max Paul. Image description: The left half of the image shows a pink stone, which connects to a gray metal strip. In the center of the image is a green metal strip, in the right half of the image gray metal. In between there is a thin strip in which blurred green leaves can be seen.
CYPRIEN GAILLARD Frankfurter Schacht Exhibition Public sculpture at Taunusanlage
Lungiswa Gqunta, Nompumelelo; Kholiswa, 2021 (detail), photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A close up of a ball of barbed wire against an off-white background. The barbed wire is wrapped with light green and green shreds of cloth and partially covered with brown earth.
LUNGISWA GQUNTA Tending to the harvest of dreams Exhibition at ZOLLAMTMMK Exhibition until Sunday, 14 November 2021
Michelle Miles, hand model, 2018, film still. Image description: A woman's hand holds a bright orange against a light blue, slightly crumpled background of fabric.
CRIP TIME Exhibition at MUSEUMMMK Exhibition until Sunday, 30 January 2022
STADT + KUNST Workshop Di 19 Okt — Do 21 Okt 2021, 10:00 — 16:00
Michelle Miles, How did we get here?, 2018, film still. Image description: The film still shows a partially dark red, partially pink liquid distributed against a white background. The abstract shapes give the impression that the paint has been poured into water. The form in the center of the image resembles an anatomical heart.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 20 Okt 2021, 18:30
Shannon Finnegan, Do you want us here or not, 2018, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A bench with a thin wooden frame and a blue cover. On the backrest, in handwritten white capital letters, it reads “It was hard to get here”. On the seat the same font says: “Rest here if you agree”.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 21 Okt 2021, 17:00
Bruce Nauman, Good Boy Bad Boy, 1985, photo: Axel Schneider .Two black television sets each sit on a white pedestal in front of a white Background. The left television shows a woman, the right one a man. Both have a very tense expression on their faces.
Kunstgespräch digital #5 Bruce Nauman and Victoria Santa Cruz Talk Do 21 Okt 2021, 19:00
KINDER + KUNST, digital im MMK #2 Energie Workshop Sa 23 Okt 2021, 10:30
Lungiswa Gqunta, Tending to the harvest of dreams, 2021, installation view ZOLLAMT MMK, photo: Diana Pfammatter. Image description: A sparsely lit room painted in bright purple with two columns and large windows. In the center of the image are two balls of barbed wire in various shades of green, lying on the floor and hanging from the ceiling.
English Guided Tour Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK Sa 23 Okt 2021, 11:00
Christine Sun Kim, Degrees of Deaf Rage within Educational Settings, 2018 (detail). Image description: Three black labeled pie charts of different sizes on white paper. The caption above reads: "Degrees of deaf rage within educational settings".
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 23 Okt 2021, 15:00
Dietrich Orth, Schlaf, 1987. Image description: There are many black drawn spirals on off-white paper. Along the upper edge of the picture runs a blue stripe. In the lower right corner is a scrap of cardboard on which is written in German: "Sleep as it can be observed soothingly from the waking state".
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 23 Okt 2021, 16:00
Marlene Dumas, The Guard, 2001(detail), photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: The oil painting shows a naked female figure with wavy blonde hair. Her body is rendered in dark blue-purplish tones. She is standing in front of a background that is white in some areas and blue in others.
Sammlung Tour at TOWERMMK So 24 Okt 2021, 14:00
Derrick Alexis Coard, Anointing Fall On Me, 2015 (detail). Image description: Drawn portrait of a Black man in profile with black hair and full beard on off-white paper. His eyes are closed and the figure’s head is surrounded by a bright yellow halo.
Simultaneous Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 24 Okt 2021, 15:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Tending to the harvest of dreams, 2021, installation view ZOLLAMT MMK, photo: Diana Pfammatter. Image description: A sparsely lit room painted in bright purple with several columns. In the foreground and center of the image are several balls of barbed wire in various shades of green, lying on the floor and hanging from the ceiling. In the background are two organically shaped, shallow steel basins rusted in intense orange tones.
Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 24 Okt 2021, 16:00
Shannon Finnegan, The only thing I like about stairs is that they can be used as a place to sit in a pinch, 2021, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Between two white walls there is a narrow staircase. The first three steps of the staircase are equipped with blue cushions, on the left side in front of the staircase there is a rounded metal handle. The staircase was photographed from a side angle, so that it is not possible to see where the staircase leads to.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 27 Okt 2021, 18:30
John Akomfrah, The Genome Chronicles, 2008, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In a darkened room, an image is projected onto an asymmetrical wall. The image shows a Black man with glasses in half-profile. In the left foreground in front of the projection screen is a plain bench without a backrest.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 28 Okt 2021, 17:00
Martine Syms, Borrowed Lady, 2016, video still  The image shows a right hand and part of a tattooed lower arm. Shown in front of a purple background, the hand is making an inviting gesture.
Digital Art Talk #1 Éric Baudelaire and Martine Syms Talk Do 28 Okt 2021, 19:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Riverbeds, 2021 (detail), photo: Diana Pfammatter. Image description: Rectangular shaped, shallow steel basins rusted in intense orange tones. The basins are partly filled with water.
English Guided Tour Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK Sa 30 Okt 2021, 11:00
Vija Celmins, Night Sky#15, 2000-2001. image description: on a dark purple painted wall hangs a black and white painting showing a starry sky.
Satourday / Collection - yesterday, today, tomorrow Tour at TOWERMMK Sa 30 Okt 2021, 14:00
Christine Sun Kim, Degrees of Deaf Rage within Educational Settings, 2018 (detail), Photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Three black labeled pie charts of different sizes on white paper. The caption above reads: "Degrees of deaf rage within educational settings".
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 30 Okt 2021, 15:00
Absalon, Cellule n° 3, 1992, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A white miniature building with abstract round shapes in front of a large window front on wooden floor. Only the door and the small window of the building are rectangular.
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 30 Okt 2021, 16:00
Tishan Hsu, Cordless, 1989, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: The image detail of a grayish pink painting with black shapes is divided into four equal parts. The upper left tile shows a slightly upward curved surface, and in the upper right is a small black dot. At the bottom right is a shape reminiscent of a rounded mail slot. At the bottom left you can see a technical switch.
Sammlung Tour at TOWERMMK So 31 Okt 2021, 14:00
Derrick Alexis Coard, Crip Time, 2021, installation view MUSEUM MMK, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In the middle of a room with light-colored tiles and yellow walls, several pictures hang from the ceiling. On all pictures the portrait of a Black man with a full beard in different colors are depicted.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 31 Okt 2021, 15:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Tending to the harvest of dreams, 2021, installation view ZOLLAMT MMK, photo: Diana Pfammatter. Image description: A sparsely lit room painted in bright purple with a column and large windows. In the center of the picture are organically shaped, shallow steel basins rusted in intense orange hues. Behind them lies a tangle of barbed wire in various shades of green on the floor.
Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK So 31 Okt 2021, 16:00
Shannon Finnegan, Do you want us here or not, 2018, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A bench with a thin wooden frame and a blue cover. On the backrest, in handwritten white capital letters, it reads "It was hard to get here". On the seat the same font says: "Rest here if you agree".
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 3 Nov 2021, 18:30
Liza Sylvestre, Wha_ i_ I _old you a __ory in a language I _an _ear, 2014, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In a darkened room, an image is projected onto an asymmetrical wall. The image shows a woman with blond hair and an open mouth, tears streaming down her cheeks.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 4 Nov 2021, 17:00
Sammy Baloji, Tales of the Copper Cross Garden: Episode 1, 2017, film still. The picture shows the section of a machine with a red jet coming out of its center. On the left side of the picture a Black man in a blue protective suit is bending down. In the foreground, a glove is reaching out for the jet with a metal rod.
Digital Art Talk #2 Sammy Baloji and Thomas Bayrle Talk Do 4 Nov 2021, 19:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Phumla, 2021 (detail), photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A close up of a ball of barbed wire. The barbed wire is wrapped with orange, rose-colored, pink and red shreds of cloth.
English Guided Tour Lungiswa Gqunta. Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK Sa 6 Nov 2021, 11:00
Gerhard Richter, Tante Marianne (Fotofassung zu 87), 1965/2018. Image description: The black and white painting shows a young girl holding an infant on her lap. The infant is embedded in blankets and pillows. The painting resembles a photograph, but gives a blurred impression due to the painting technique.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 6 Nov 2021, 15:00
Image description: In a large room with light wooden floor and white walls are three children. One child is sitting on the floor, one is squatting and one is bending forward with its upper body. All three children are looking upwards, where several cream-colored lanterns in various shapes are hanging from the ceiling.
NANO Workshop at MUSEUMMMK Sa 6 Nov 2021, 15:00 — 17:00
Alex Dolores Salerno, Pillow Fight, 2019—ongoing. Image description: Three beige pillowcases and a blanket cover in the same color are partially filled with small rectangular objects, dimly you can see medicine packaging. The four covers stand in a corner, the two upper tips of each cover are nailed to the white wall.
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 6 Nov 2021, 16:00
Cyprien Gaillard, Frankfurter Schacht, 2021, photo: Timo Ohler. Image description: In the center of the photograph there is a gray ventilation shaft surrounded by trees and high-rises in the background. In the foreground runs a road with a bike path marked in red.
Führung im Freien Tour So 7 Nov 2021, 11:00
Laurie Parsons, Pieces, 1989, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Various objects and snippets are scattered all over the floor. Among other things, an overturned paint can, a washing-up liquid bottle and a newspaper clipping showing a woman's naked breast.
Sammlung Tour at TOWERMMK So 7 Nov 2021, 14:00
Judith Hopf, Bambus, 2006/2008 (detail), photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In the bleed are four glasses who are stacked vertically on top of each other shown. A turquoise leaf is attached to each of two of the glasses. The fragile sculpture resembles a bamboo stick.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 7 Nov 2021, 15:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Tending to the harvest of dreams, 2021, exhibition view ZOLLAMT MMK, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A sparsely lit room painted in bright purple with two columns and large windows. In the center of the image is a tangle of barbed wire in various shades of red and pink. At the center right edge of the image is a similar tangle in shades of green.
Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK So 7 Nov 2021, 16:00
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 10 Nov 2021, 18:30
Shawanda Corbett, Chair with plastic cover, 2020, photo: Marcus Leith.   Image description: Shown is a painting in three very strong bright colors applied with coarse brush strokes. In front of the rich red background are two vertically arranged rectangular deep blue areas. Above these two areas an inverted rectangular U-shape is painted in a light green. Above it, painted with black paint, are the outlines of three rough shapes and three black strokes.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 11 Nov 2021, 17:00
Digital Art Talk #3 Isa Genzken and Marcel Odenbach Talk Do 11 Nov 2021, 19:00
Lungiswa Gqunta, Nompumelelo, 2021 (detail), photo: Leonore Schubert. Image description: A close up of a ball of barbed wire. The barbed wire is wrapped with green shreds of cloth.
English Guided Tour Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK Sa 13 Nov 2021, 11:00
Shannon Finnegan, Do you want us here or not, 2018, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A bench with a thin wooden frame and a blue cover. On the backrest, in handwritten white capital letters, it reads “It was hard to get here”. On the seat the same font says: “Rest here if you agree”.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 13 Nov 2021, 15:00
Rosemarie Trockel, Art is Depression, 2017, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A black plexiglass box stands on a white ground. Behind the black panels, small objects can be made out that resemble logs of wood.
Guided Tour for Children Tour, Kinderführung at MUSEUMMMK Sa 13 Nov 2021, 15:00
Dietrich Orth, Schlaf, 1987, photo: Axel Schneider.  Image description: There are many black drawn spirals on off-white paper. Along the upper edge of the picture runs a blue stripe. In the lower right corner is a scrap of cardboard on which is written in German: "Sleep as it can be observed soothingly from the waking state".
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 13 Nov 2021, 16:00
Christine Sun Kim, Echo Trap, 2021, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In a large hall with white walls and a light floor, there are two white dog figures with closed eyes, standing on their respective hind legs. The dogs face each other and stretch their front paws in the direction of the other dog. At the upper half of the picture is a black wall painting with the writings "hand" and "palm".
Kunst Versprechen Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 14 Nov 2021, 15:00
Lungiswa Gqunta: Tending to the harvest of dreams Tour at ZOLLAMTMMK So 14 Nov 2021, 16:00
Sunaura Taylor, No Arms!, 2010 (detail), photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: An old black and white photograph of a smiling girl wearing a cape and a cap. Two painted elements were added to the photograph: one is a colored brush that looks like it is held by the girl's mouth and a yellow arrow pointing to the brush.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 17 Nov 2021, 18:30
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 18 Nov 2021, 17:00
Oliver Laric, Untitled, 2014–2015, film still. Image description: The animated video still shows a human-like figure in dark red clothes with donkey ears, a tail and hooves, standing on all fours.
Digital Art Talk #4 Sturtevant and Oliver Laric Talk Do 18 Nov 2021, 19:00
John Akomfrah, The Genome Chronicles, 2008, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: In a darkened room, an image is projected onto an asymmetrical wall. The image shows a Black man with glasses in half-profile. In the left foreground in front of the projection screen is a plain bench without a backrest.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 20 Nov 2021, 15:00
Pepe Espaliú, Paseo del amigo, 1993, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: The upper half of three wooden crutches, which have differently shaped and colored pads.
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 20 Nov 2021, 16:00
Donald Rodney, Flesh of my Flesh, 1996. Image description: Three photographs in black-reddish tones. The images on the right and left resemble microscopic photographs and depict a knot-like structure. The image in the center shows a large scar.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 21 Nov 2021, 15:00
Adelhyd van Bender, Crip Time, 2021, installation view MUSEUM MMK, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Three equally sized pictures hang on a white wall. The white paper sheets, printed with black lettering, have been painted over with geometric drawings in neon colors.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Mi 24 Nov 2021, 18:30
Shannon Finnegan, Do you want us here or not, 2018, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: A bench with a thin wooden frame and a blue cover. On the backrest, in handwritten white capital letters, it reads “It was hard to get here”. On the seat the same font says: “Rest here if you agree”.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Do 25 Nov 2021
Bruce Nauman, Good Boy Bad Boy, 1985, photo: Axel Schneider. Two black television sets each sit on a white pedestal in front of a white Background. The left television shows a woman, the right one a man. Both have a very tense expression on their faces.
Digital Art Talk #3 Isa Genzken and Marcel Odenbach Talk Do 25 Nov 2021, 19:00
Éric Baudelaire, Un film dramatique, 2019, film still, © VG Bild-Kunst 2021. Image description: The film still shows the back of a child’s head, which is painting with the right hand a black figure on the blue background of a picture.
KINDER + KUNST, digital im MMK #1 Wandlung Sommerspezial Workshop Sa 27 Nov 2021, 10:30 — 12:00
Emilie Louise Gossiaux, Fertive Glance, 2020. Image description: On off-white paper is a minimalist drawing of a lying dog with its back turned to the person looking at it. However, it turns its head so that it glances at the person looking over its shoulder.
Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 27 Nov 2021, 16:00
Guadalupe Maravilla, Disease Thrower #15, 2021, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Three figures made of metal rods stand in a room with bright green walls and wooden floor. The hexagonally arranged bars resemble a head and a body. Inside each of the bars hang round metal plates in silver and black patterns. In front of the center figure are various materials that give the impression of dripping down the figure.
English Guided Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK Sa 27 Nov 2021, 16:00
Sunaura Taylor, Intersex, 2010, photo: Axel Schneider. Image description: Five black and white photographs of children fixed side by side on paper. Their bodies are painted in white from the feet to the hairline and there are black censor bars in front of their eyes. Below each photograph are measurements of the children, written in black letters.
Simultaneous Tour Crip Time Tour at MUSEUMMMK So 28 Nov 2021, 15:00