- "Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition" a touring showcase of rarely seen artefacts and memorabilia
- Highlights include band's first demo tape, and a one of a kind EMU-2 sampler
- Full stream of last month's album launch available at Telekom's portal from April 10th, 21:00h
Building on last month's exclusive album launch event, to be streamed from the 10th of Aprilon , Deutsche Telekom today announced the next stage of their partnership with the tour. This summer's tour will be supported by a unique exhibition, curated by the International music program "Electronic Beats by Telekom". Currently 3 bespoke exhibitions will take place in selected cities across Europe, giving fans the chance to see over 250 rarities and pieces of memorabilia from the biggest private Depeche Mode collection in the world; the Burmeister Collection.
The Exhibits will include early demo tapes, synthesizers, concert posters and photographs, autographs, merchandise, rare vinyl , Awards, CDs and of course music videos; showcased across 3 themed installations. Highlights include one of a kind artefacts such as the band's first demo tape, the master plates from band's release on the legendary GDR record label "Amiga", a one of a kind EMU-2 sampler used by the band, along with official secret documents detailing their surveillance of Depeche Mode Fan Clubs in the former German Democratic Republic.
In keeping with the brand promise of "Life is for Sharing." Deutsche Telekom will be giving Depeche Mode fans the chance to see their own material, memories and souvenirs featured in the exhibition. Throughout April fans across Europe will have the chance to submit their fanzines, memorabilia and self-made art for inclusion in these unique exhibitions via the new Deutsche Telekom fan4fan web portal.
Space has been set aside for five of these fan submissions to be included in each of the physical exhibitions this summer. At the end of April the team of curators will be reviewing all suggested exhibits before selecting the five lucky fans who will not only see their submissions included in these ground-breaking exhibitions, but who could also win an all-expenses-paid trip, tickets to the Depeche Mode concert and the chance to meet the band before the show.
In addition to selecting key pieces for inclusion in the touring exhibition, everyone will be given the chance to vote for their favourite piece, with the top 10 being included in a final virtual exhibition on and the possibility to win additional meet & greets, tickets and fan packages.
As well the opportunity to see incredibly rare Depeche Mode memorabilia and artefacts Deutsche Telekom's new portal will also give fans the chance to watch the exclusive "Delta Machine" album launch event that took place last month in Vienna. Deutsche Telekom will stream the full show on the recently launched portal from 21:00h on Wednesday 10th April.
Deutsche Telekom presents|
"Depeche Mode Fan Exhibition"
|Budapest||11. - 23.05.13||Design Terminal|
|Zagreb||09. - 23.05.13||Galeria Klovicevi Dvori|
|Berlin||06. - 20.06.13||Warenhaus Jandorf|
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