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Björk’s Stunning MoMA Video For ‘Black Lake’ Is Finally On The Internets

Björk's Stunning MoMA Video For 'Black Lake' Is Finally On The Internets

The video that premiered at Björk’s Museum of Modern Art exhibit earlier this year has finally made its way online. What many highlighted was the best thing about the show (which didn’t have the pleasure of attending), has never been seen outside of it: Until now. And is it ever gorgeous.

Teaming up with director Andrew Thomas Huang, chorerographer Erna Ómarsdóttir, cinematographer Lasse Frank, art director Thorgeir Odinsson and Iris van Herpen, the Iceland-shot video is a definite classic for Björk, who had this to offer about the video and her own future:

“dear folks

here comes the black lake video 

a video me and andrew thomas huang did 

i would like to thank him and james merry so strongly for going through with me the longest video process yet 

especially to andrew for his talented elegant patience and to take my first visual impulses and weave into them his own magnificent vision :

 im so honoured !!

it was a complex yet adventurous process to synchronize with so many departments

i would like to thank klaus biesenbach for commissioning the video 

and ta to the haxan cloak , the speaker collaborators , the architect david benjamin , marco perry who all helped me make the most ideal sound room possible for that song 

and then thank derek and emma birkett and tamsin . and iris and erna 

and arca for producing the music with me 

i guess its time for “stonemilker” and “black lake” to get out there into the world after a 3 month stint in a museum  ….. ( after all the effort , stonemilker was like black lakes spontaneous baby sibling ha ha ha  ) we tried to make it in a way it was both at home in an exhibition and also in the context of a no nonesense music video ( still my fav format)  and i hope you dont mind the wait 

and back to M U S I C …

can i thank new york for a feisty 5 months , 8 lush gigs ?

most curious though about them next things 

perhaps we dont even have the best tools yet 

and technology might be where all the senses can merge even better ?

!!! here´s to some more VR vulnicura releases soon !!!

enthusiasm 

björk”

Watch the video below:

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