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Chris Mugan

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Kraftwerk: Radio-Activity, Tate Modern

“Tschernobyl… Harrisburg... Sellafield… Fukushima” reads the display above the four figures standing impassively below like toys, suddenly turning these harbingers of the computer age into...

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Kraftwerk: Autobahn, Tate Modern

Childlike wonder is a rare emotion at a gig, so gasps of delight are doubly jolting as the first images appear to float out of the mammoth screen behind the stage and float over our heads. These are...

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