~Design Museum~

We visited The Design Museum. This was my Christmas present. The exhibition was ‘Electronic – From Kraftwerk to The Chemical Brothers. ‘

My personal highlights were 2 installments.

The first was the Aphex Twin videography section. This included the video for Collapse. This was inspired by scenes of Cornwall as seen by a hallucinating cyborg.

Another favorite was the I will Never Change. This was 960 vinyls in the shape of a Wave Form. You could listen to it and the lighting cast a shadow of the Wave Form.

“To animate the wave form, we built it and then carefully removed each individual record. This had to be done very gently as any shift in the position of the sculpture would result in the failure of the animation and as we had to literally destroy each piece of vinyl to get it off, there was only one chance to get it right. Once the sculpture was finally built, the animation process took about 30 hours.” There are some nice behind-the-scenes photos below as well, taken by Ben Jacobs.

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