The opening of the MultiMediale 5 on 18 October 1997 coincided with the inauguration of the ZKM Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe.
Curated by Jeffrey Shaw, Current was showing on the second floor of the new ZKM building in an area belonging to the Institute for Visual Media and generally used for production activities. The visitor has the opportunity to experience both the atmosphere of the productive environment as well as the resultant works.
Luc Courchesne, Hall of Shadows, 1996
Bill Seaman, The World Generator / The Engine of Desire, 1996/97
Bill Viola, Tree of Knowledge, 1997
Simon Penny, Fugitive, 1997
ZKM | Institute for Visual Media, Artintact, 1994-1997
Jeffrey Shaw and Leslie Stuck, conFiguring the CAVE, 1997