Electronics: from Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers
The design Museum – Until Fev 14, 2021 London (UK)
What to expect:
Evoking the experience of being in a club. The exhibition will transport you through the people. Art, design. The technology and photography that shaped the electronic music landscape.
Celebrate 50 years of the legendary Kraftwerk band with their 3D show. Enter the visual world of The Chemical Brothers for one of their legendary live shows. As visuals and lights interact to create a new three-dimensional experience by Smith & Lyall.
Travel the dance floors from Detroit to Chicago, Paris, Berlin, and the thriving UK scene. Featuring over 400 items and the likes of Detroit techno legends Kevin Saunderson? Juan Atkins. Jeff Mills and Richie Hawtin, “Godfather of House Music” Frankie Knuckles. Haçienda designer Ben Kelly and the extreme visual world created by Weirdcore for Aphex Twin’s ‘Collapse’.
Discover the early pioneers Daphne Oram and the seminal BBC Radiophonic Workshop. Indulge your senses with large-scale footage of Andreas Gursky’s rave culture. Iconic and fashionable DJ masks. An original soundtrack by French DJ and producer Laurent Garnier. A sound and reactive visual installation created especially for the exhibition by 1024 architecture. Graphics by Peter Saville CBE, historic labels and club nights.
Advice age 12+
Visuals and music may contain content that is not suitable for children. The exhibit includes intense audiovisual experiences and strobe lighting. Parental discretion is advised.
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