'Kraftwerk - Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8' at the MoMa in New YorkPosted on 15/02/12
The Museum of Modern Art in New York, also known as MoMa, will present a chronological exploration of the sonic and visual experiments of Kraftwerk with a live presentation of their complete repertoire in the Museum's Marron Atrium, and this over eight (yes, 8 !!) consecutive nights (April 10-April 17).
Each evening will consist of a live performance and 3-D visualization of one of Kraftwerk's studio albums. The albums to be played will be "Autobahn" (1974), "Radio-Activity" (1975), "Trans-Europe Express" (1977), "The Man-Machine" (1978), "Computer World" (1981), "Techno Pop" (1986), "The Mix" (1991), and "Tour de France" (2003).
Kraftwerk will follow each evening's album performance with additional compositions from their catalog, all adapted specifically for this exhibition. A presentation of Kraftwerk's historical audio and visual material will also be on view at MoMA PS1, April 10–May 14, 2012.
Tickets for "Kraftwerk – Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8" are $25.00 and have gone on sale to the public today at http://MoMAKraftwerkTickets.showclix.com . There is a two-ticket limit per person for the entire series. Tickets will be distributed exclusively via will call, and photo ID is required. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the performance.
Here's the "Kraftwerk – Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8" performance schedule:
- Tuesday, April 10, 8:30 p.m.: 1 – Autobahn (1974)
- Wednesday, April 11, 8:30 p.m.: 2 – Radio-Activity (1975)
- Thursday, April 12, 8:30 p.m.: 3 – Trans Europe Express (1977)
- Friday, April 13, 10:00 p.m.: 4 – The Man-Machine (1978)
- Saturday April 14, 8:30 p.m.: 5 – Computer World (1981)
- Sunday, April 15, 8:30 p.m.: 6 – Techno Pop (1986)
- Monday, April 16, 8:30 p.m.: 7 – The Mix (1991)
- Tuesday, April 17, 10:00 p.m.: 8 – Tour de France (2003)
Posted by B. Van Isacker
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