Filmed Tour Facebook Live Launch
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers -The Virtual Tour
Enjoy a specially-curated tour of the five-star exhibition from the comfort of your home.
Be the first to access this new filmed tour featuring exclusive interviews from legendary musicians and designers by joining the launch event on Facebook, broadcast live from the museum.
WARNING: This film includes strobe lighting.
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Electronic: The Virtual Tour
Join Design Museum curators Gemma Curtin and Maria McLintock, as they guide you through key moments of the exhibition.
On your virtual tour, listen to exclusive interviews from:
Meet the inventors and trailblazers of electronic music from early 20th century pioneers to Daphne Oram, Jeff Mills and more. Explore the birth of house and techno in Chicago and Detroit, New York’s historic dance culture and the UK's Second Summer of Love.
Immerse yourself in mind-altering audio-visuals and live performances from the likes of Weirdcore for Aphex Twin, Smith & Lyall for The Chemical Brothers and Max Cooper; alongside 1024 Architecture’s mesmerising light and sound installation, CORE.
Discover how electronic music continues to provide a space for creative expression and freedom for marginalised groups, touching on the work of Kiddie Smile, Virginie Kypriotis and Judas Companion for Deena Abdelwahed; and the genre’s political connections through the work of James Cauty and Jeremy Deller.
General Admission £7.99.
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Refunds policy: No refunds. Automatic refunds will be issues in case of event cancellation.
Watch the tour in style
Also known as DJ T-1000, Oldham is a Detroit-born, Berlin-based electronic musician, label owner, producer, remixer, graphic illustrator and international DJ.
Kate Moross is an art director, illustrator and graphic designer. In 2012, Kate founded Studio Moross, a London-based multidisciplinary design company. As yet they’ve created iconic work for the likes of MTV, Disclosure, Sam Smith, Ray-Ban, Dreamland, Vice and Young Turks among many, many others.
Experience and sound designer who works at the intersection of installation, interaction, and product design. He has worked with the likes of will.i.am, Jeff Mills and Google. In 2018 Suzuki was appointed a partner at Pentagram. In 2020, Yuri has created the 808303.studio in conjunction with Roland and CTPT, as well as Sound Of The Earth: Pandemic Chapter for Dallas Museum of Art.
Marcus Lyall and Adam Smith have designed live shows for electronic music duo The Chemical Brothers for over 25 years. Much of their work involves working with physical performers and dancers in abstracted costumes. This gives a real and human presence in heightened, transcendent form, creating a powerful emotional connection with the audience.
Pier Schneider and François Wunschel founded 1024 Architecture to produce art and architecture installation, audio-visual performances and kinetic sculptures. Their projects bring physical and virtual worlds together, mixing low and high technologies, body and space, sound and visual, art and architecture.
Paris-based French writer and teacher, specialised in sound, art and electronic music. As a radio DJ and journalist, he has played a major part in the discovery of electronic music in France. He has been the curator of various exhibitions dedicated to electronic music & art, such as Global Techno (1994-2000) and Electrosound (2016).
Composer, performer, author and producer, Jean-Michel Jarre is recognised worldwide as one of the pioneers of electronic music. His innovative visual and highly technological staging of electronic music has paved the way for this culture to flourish worldwide.
British-Iranian experimental composer and artist, Shiva has been described as the most “cutting-edge expression of turntablism” (Strange Sounds from Beyond). She exists at the intersection of many artistic scenes, experimenting with electronic and club music, concert & orchestral, art and design and free improvisation.
Weirdcore’s work is the result of years of experimental design and animation work that pushes the boundaries of consciousness and visual interpretation. With a unique blend of formats, colours, designs and media, the audio- visual artist has collaborated with some of the most exciting modern artists and directors such as Aphex Twin, M.I.A, Tame Impala and Miley Cyrus.
A Guy Called Gerald stands out for consistent innovation, excellence and refusal to compromise. Kick-starting Europe’s acid house frenzy, by releasing the first UK acid house record, the ’88 classic ‘Voodoo Ray’ and 'Pacific State', he went on to lay down the blueprint for jungle / drum n bass. Today he continues to tour worldwide, bringing his "true school" flavour.
Judas is the alter ego the artist created in 2016 and has been exhibiting internationally. Through painting, mask making, photography and performance, Judas visualises processes of transformation. Via wearing and performing in masks she expresses herself on a deeper level and develops work that derives directly and spontaneously from her subconsciousness.
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