“Car Building 1960/2011,” a sculpture based on sketches from 1960 by Hans Hollein, featured at the exhibition Car Culture Media of Mobility at the Centre for Art and Media in Karlsruhe, southern Germany.
“Car Culture: Media of Mobility,” a new exhibition at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, or the Center of Art and Media, combines the legacy of two local discoveries: the car and the radio wave. The show runs through Jan. 8.
The Z.K.M. is in Karlruhe, in the state of Baden-Württemberg, a region that lays claim to the origins of both technologies; here is where Heinrich Hertz defined the electromagnetic wave and Karl Benz devised his engine, both, conveniently, 125 years ago.