It’s been a big few days for dance music related exhibitions. First came Antwerp’s Modern Art Museum’s look at “Energy Flash” and now London’s Jewish Museum is hosting “Jukebox, Jewkbox”.
From 14 July – 16 October, celebrates the history of Jewish inventors and innovators, specific to the medium of vinyl. The interactive exhibit begins with the story of Emil Berliner, a German-Jewish immigrant who’s gramophone invention in the late 19th century, changes the way entertainment would be consumed.
Per the museums description, the exhibit shows, “early examples of phonographs and gramophones and immerse yourself in the sounds of the 20th century; from Jewish folk music to Yiddish theatre songs, from Broadway musicals to rock‘n’roll via the rebels of punk and psychedelic rock”.
PC: Dietmar Walser