LONDON.- The Design Museum
reopened its doors to the public with the temporary exhibition Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers, which was originally due to open on 1st April 2020.
Tim Marlow, Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum said: "This has been a positive week for many of the UKs cultural assets, including the Design Museum. We are hugely grateful to have been awarded funding from the Arts Council Emergency Response Fund. This investment is a lifeline that enables us to do the vital work of championing the design industry and showing the critical impact that design makes to our lives.
There couldnt be a better exhibition to reopen with than Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers. A powerful statement about creative freedom across music, art, technology and design, which is celebrating what many of us have missed the most during the lockdown; and a reminder that a lot of work is still needed to get vast areas of the cultural sector to open again.
Amy Lamé, Night Czar said: The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on culture and the night time economy, so it is great news that the Design Museum will be opening its doors again with an exhibition in support of electronic music. London is renowned for its world-leading music industry, and this exhibition will help to celebrate the positive impact artists and venues have on the capital at a time when were waiting for our much-loved clubs to reopen.
Electronic: From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers
This is an exhibition by the Philharmonie de Paris - Musée de la Musique, exploring the hypnotic world of electronic music, from its origins to its futuristic dreams. The London edition features the museum premiere of electronic pioneers The Chemical Brothers sensory spectacle by creative studio Smith & Lyall, featuring mesmerising visuals for the Grammy Award-winning track Got to Keep On.