Watch a great interview with Björk and collaborator Jesse Kanda

This promising new series explores artistic collaboration, and the first episode features Björk and collaborator Jesse Kanda. Read the rest

Björk: The Gate

Lovely new video from Iceland.

For the first release from her forthcoming new album, co-produced by Arca, Björk has teamed up with a super-troupe of contributors to create a hallucinogenic new video. Artist Andrew Thomas Huang lends his tech-savvy hand to envision a kaleidoscopic world inhabited by the singer-songwriter, who is clad in an iridescent otherworldly garment designed by Gucci’s Alessandro Michele. Read more no NOWNESS - http://bit.ly/2f2N1LQ

More of Björk's The Gate here - https://bjork.lnk.to/the-gateYT

Here's a video about the gown worn in the video, made for her by Gucci.

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Watch Björk in a TV special when she was 11 years old

In 1976, an 11 year old Björk, participated in a christmas special for Icelandic TV station RÚV in which she read the nativity story while accompanied by music played by fellow students from the Reykjavík children’s music school.

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Lovely profile of James Merry, Björk's maskmaker

Björk has become known for rocking some stunning embroidered masks. Hint published a nice overview of her longtime collaboration with maskmaker James Merry. Read the rest

Björk talking about her TV (1988)

Today I remembered this video of Björk describing her television set. I love everything about this video - what she says, her hair and clothes, and how she talks. I think it's from 1988.

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Björk - Thunderbolt (music video)

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Boing Boing is proud to present an exclusive debut: the video for Björk's "Thunderbolt," from her new album, Biophilia.

Björk tells us:

Am playing live shows in reykjavik at the moment. Here comes a recording of thunderbolt live. Please please, do me a favour and use headphones or proper speakers when you listen.

warmth,

Björk."

You can buy the new record here. Tour dates here.

VIDEO CREDITS: Director: thirtytwo. Producer: Dan Bowen. Production Company: Pulse Films.

(Editor's Note: The record label has geo-blocked the video. They explain that this is because they do not have worldwide rights to the content. This is a bummer. Depending on where you are in the world, you may have problems viewing. We apologize. There are crafty workarounds.—XJ) Read the rest

"Crystalline," Björk (dir.: Michel Gondry)

Video Link: the new Björk video, via Dangerous Minds. Directed by Michel Gondry. Includes elements from her "Biophilia" iPhone app. The album, Crystalline, on Amazon. Read the rest