Dimitri Hegemann, founder of infamous Berlin techno space Tresor, announced last year that he planned to open a techno museum in the German capital.
Now, the location of the venture has been announced, coming in within the former Mitte power plant that has housed Tresor since 2007. Of course, Hegemann has a non traditional approach to museum curation, in fact, refusing to call the space a museum at all, Rather, he referred to the space as a “Living Archive of Electronica,” that is meant to “convey the feeling” of techno’s rise in the industrial locations and basements of Berlin.
Of the project, Hegemann says:
“I think of a place where visitors will come inside: suddenly, it gets dark, the fog machine gets going, a DJ appears in the distance, a bar rises up from the ground, the bass resonates and then the party’s started. A museum of the senses for those who don’t go to the club.”