“Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves” at the ZKM Museum of Contemporary Art aims at offering a comprehensive picture of contemporary Asian art production. The exhitibion shows 117 artists representing 20 Asian countries from the Middle East to Far East, from Southeast Asia to Near East and Central Asia. The show’s title refers to a climatic phenomenon: “Just like the whirlpool that one can see shooting from the water’s surface when ocean waters experience a considerable change in temperature, the exhibition ‘Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves’ makes visible Asian art, which is still largely undiscovered in the West, from an Asian perspective.” (PR ZKM). Thermocline of Art. New Asian Waves (June 15 – October 21, 2007), ZKM Center for Art and Media, Museum of Contemporary Art, July 18, 2007, Karlsruhe / Germany. Part 1/3.
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