Sabine Eckmann

William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

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Eckmann joined the Kemper Art Museum as curator in fall 1999 and also regularly teaches seminars in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences. Eckmann, a native of Nürnberg, Germany, is a specialist in 20th and 21st-century European art and visual culture with a particular focus on the intersection of art and politics, ranging from exile art and cold-war aesthetics to European post-unification art. Other research interests include avant-gardism, new art forms, media, critical theory and cultural studies.

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Kemper Art Museum to present panel discussion on ‘Window | Interface’

Groundbreaking video artist Peter Campus will join curators Sabine Eckmann and Lutz Koepnick for a panel discussion relating to the exhibition Window | Interface at 6 p.m. Aug. 31. Co-curated by Eckmann and Koepnick and featuring works by Campus, the exhibition explores the ways in which electronic windows and interfaces — for example, video screens, computer monitors and cell phone displays — have come to structure the practice and experience of art today.

Window | Interface at Kemper Art Museum

This month, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present Window | Interface, an exhibition highlighting the use of windows and interfaces as both boundaries and sites of transaction between machine and mind, data and perception, the world of the body and the world of the imagination.

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum to present panel discussion on Window | Interface Aug. 31

Peter Campus, *Prototype for Interface*Groundbreaking video artist Peter Campus will join curators Sabine Eckmann and Lutz Koepnick for a panel discussion relating to the exhibition Window | Interface at 6 p.m. Aug. 31. Co-curated by Eckmann and Koepnick and featuring works by Campus, the exhibition explores the ways in which electronic windows and interfaces — for example, video screens, computer monitors and cell phone displays — have come to structure the practice and experience of art today.

Korean Comics: A Society through Small Frames at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum Aug. 31 to Dec. 17

*The Great General Mighty Wing*Recent years have seen an explosion of interest in Japanese manga, or comic books, in the United States, yet Korean comics remain relatively unknown. This fall, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present Korean Comics: A Society through Small Frames, a rare U.S. exhibition of work from both North and South Korea. Organized and curated by The Korea Society, the exhibition provides a decade-by-decade glimpse of the evolving social realities in contemporary Korea, as depicted in comics ranging from popular children’s entertainment to aggressive forms of political commentary.