The Victoria & Albert Museum in London was given unprecedented access to the David Bowie Archive to curate the first international retrospective of the extraordinary career of David Bowie – one of the most pioneering and influential performers of our times.
The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. It was established to make works of art available to all and to inspire British designers and manufacturers. Today, the V&A’s collections, which span over 2000 years of human creativity in virtually every medium and from many parts of the world, continue to intrigue, inspire and inform.
The V&A has recently announced that it has surpassed 1.5 million visitors to its landmark “David Bowie Is” exhibition, making it the most-visited show in the Museum’s 164-year history.
The Museum of Design of Barcelona (Museu del Disseny de Barcelona) is the museum of the object arts and the design of the city. It integrates in a unique space the collections of product design, fashion and graphic, and the historical collections of decorative arts, textile arts and clothing and graphic arts. It preserves a background of more than 70,000 objects spanning the fourth century BC. to the present. It also houses temporary exhibitions and activities that offer critical reflection on the contribution of design to 21st century society. More information at museudeldisseny.barcelona.ca
Visitors to the retrospective on David Bowie can immerse themselves in the artist’s sonorous worlds. The show draws on the latest in audio technology to merge virtually image and music. The use of Sennheiser devices is included in the price of the ticket. Thanks to them it is possible to listen to the soundtrack that accompanies the exposed works, so that they integrate the sound material fusing it with the route through the exhibition.
The Sennheiser Group, with its headquarters in Wedemark near Hanover, Germany, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of microphones, headphones and wireless transmission systems.
Since its creation in 1995, Sold Out has directed its activity towards the production, promotion and organization of all kinds of live entertainment events, for promoters and companies as well as for the general public, creating unique experiences throughout all these years. Sold Out has organized in Spain some of the most important entertainment projects that have been carried out in our country in the last 20 years, from concerts to theater, through exhibitions, festivals and corporate events. Sold Out usually works abroad organizing tours and international shows.
DG Entertainment is a pioneer company in the production of shows in South America. With more than 30 years of experience, he has been responsible for the development of the Latin American music industry, making possible the arrival in the region of artists such as The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Guns n ‘Roses, AC / DC, Madonna, Eric Clapton, Metallica, The Ramones, Paul Mc Cartney, Prince, U2, Björk, PJ Harvey, Nick Cave, The Police and Lou Reed. In Europe, DG Entertainment has also developed an important tour in the production of musical and theatrical shows. Passion for music, professionalism and commitment to the public and culture are the values that make DG Entertainment a leading company of international recognition.