The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains arrives to Macro Museum in Rome
Iconic, explosive and experimental. These are the words that come to mind when thinking about Pink Floyd. And the Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, is no exception.
After making its debut at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, the Pink Floyd Exhibition arrives to its first international stop: Rome. Till July 1st, prepare to dive deep into Pink Floyd’s world at Via Nizza’s MACRO; where more than 350 objects – mostly never seen – are exposed.
But this isn’t just any exhibition; this is one of those multi-sensory journeys through 50 years of one of the most iconic rock groups of all time.
It’s not just a display of the band’s objects and history, it’s an interactive experience that takes you back in time, that makes you live the band in chronological order, representing every chapter of the band’s story.
From the moment you set food inside, you’ll be catapulted in a world with eye-popping visuals, rare objects, ad hoc interviews and technological innovation. Not to mention the audio-guide music that accompanies you as you go from one room to the next that’ll make your feet stomp.
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: their Mortal Remains is a phenomenal experience taking you through several rooms showcasing the different sounds and songs of Pink Floyd. And the visuals are definitely not lacking. From the photograph of two businessmen shaking hands, one in flames, for 1975s Wish You Were Here; to a giant inflatable pig floating above Battersea station for 1977’s Animals; and a massive replica of 1979’s The Wall, prepare for some powerful imagery.
The exhibition begins with the psychedelic sounds of Pink Floyd’s original songs, and takes you from one year to the next to their internationally acclaimed albums of the 70s.
Before exiting the exhibition, an immersive audio-visual space projecting the very last performance of all four members of the band singing Comfortably Numb in 2005, will leave you in no doubt of the importance of Pink Floyd.
Via Nizza, 138
Till 27 May 2018
Open Mon – Sun from 9am – 9pm
Tickets: €16 – 18