The exhibition examines the significance of television for the visual arts and how our visual culture has changed from the 1960s to the present.
“TeleGen” presents the upheavals in the relationship between television and visual culture based on their treatment by artists in a total of seven chapters, some interlinked.
With works of Tauba Auerbach, Angela Bulloch, John Cage, Yvon Chabrowski, Bruce Conner, Thomas Demand, Simon Denny, Harun Farocki, Melanie Gilligan, K. O. Götz, Dennis Hopper, Isidore Isou, Fabio Mauri, Nam June Paik, Tobias Rehberger, Christoph Schlingensief, Paul Thek, Günther Uecker and Tom Wesselmann amongst others.
The exhibition was conceived by Kunstmuseum Bonn in collaboration with Dieter Daniels, Leipzig. The show is accompanied by an extensive publication.