Welcome to the exhibition Peter Weibel: Art as an Act of Cognition.
Working as a media and conceptual artist, curator, and theoretician since the 1960s, Peter Weibel has had a decisive influence on the development of media art.
He is also the director of ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe in Germany.
This exhibition is a retrospective organized in collaboration with ZKM, to give you a comprehensive overview of his complete works.
Peter Weibel was born in 1944 in Ukraine,
And experienced as a child at a US-Camp in Austria with the status of “displaced person”.
Afterward, he settled in Austria and studied medicine and mathematics.
Throughout his career, Weibel has created artworks that reflect his critique of the society of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
An artist who has been questioning the conventional notion of art based on his critical analysis of politics and social matters.
Weibel is still pursuing his ways of looking at a problem using a large variety of materials, forms, and techniques at the intersection of art and science.
This exhibition presents about seventy works that represent his artistic creativity