Bjork has teamed up with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin, M/M Paris and James Merry to create a starry skied, single shot video for her latest single “Moon”. The track will feature on her upcoming album Biophilia, due out 10th October, but is also available to download from iTunes now along with a Moon app.
Henrietta Thompson is a writer and curator, she lives in London but tries to spend as much time as she can in Barcelona. She’s currently Editor-at-Large at Wallpaper magazine, and previous roles have included Deputy Editor and Editor at Large at Blueprint, Technology Editor at Dazed & Confused, Editor at Winkreative, Editor at Phaidon, she also writes regularly on architecture and design for many other publications including Tank, the Guardian, Business Life, Dwell. She has written five books and is in the process of the 6th: the second book in the Remake It series, which is about upcycling in fashion and being resourceful in dressing. It’s called Remake It: Clothes. Henrietta consults on design and trends internationally for clients and commission designers and architects to create new products and installations in order to explore and illustrate new ideas. She’s also working on a new exhibition collection of design products around the theme of Digital Downtime. Future plans include long term project involving design for download. Feeling unproductive, anyone?
The exhibition, entitled “Erinnern”, explores the spatialization of memory, silence and time. It deepens Candida Hofer’s depicting of the architecture of absence. For this new exhibition, the artist presents photographs taken in Berlin, Naples and Seville. The dimensions of the pictures seem to spread like layers of time.
Swedish duo Korallreven, which includes Daniel Tjäder — who plays keyboards in the Radio Dept. — on November 15th will release via Acéphale their debut LP, entitled An Album by Korallreven. Here’s the latest single from that LP, “As Young As Yesterday”, which features Taken by Trees’ Victoria Bergsman; the single is out next week, September 20th and will feature remixes from Panda Bear, Girl Unit, and Korallreven themselves.
After two days with Sarah Illenberger and you’ll start looking at the world differently through different eyes. Everyday ordinary objects will appear as unconventional materials for creating three-dimensional illustrations. With Sarah Illenberger, participants will get their hands dirty to create their own tactile collage depicting a story with a generous amount of complexity using simple materials from fruits and vegetables to rocks, paper, textiles and yarn. Once your ideas are transformed into tangible form, with Sarah’s assistance, participants will photograph their labor of love into three-dimensional illustrations. For more infos about partecipating fees, location and participants number check the links below.
Ophelia studied Photography at Nottingham Trent University graduating in 1998. She then moved to London to work for Dazed and Confused magazine and to assist photographers RANKIN and Nadav Kander. After 1 year in London she began shooting for trend magazine The Face 1999-2003. Ophelia has been interested in the subject the “teenager”, she has been documenting kids for the past 4 years, which has developed into a book. Her portrait and reportage collections are varied and include work for Vogue, Teen Vogue and W magazine. She has also shot projects for The Sunday Times featuring British Lidos and a story on Autism. Ophelia has worked for high end brands Adidas, Nokia and young hopefuls for Lloyds TSB Olympics campaign and has exhibited at Wieden + Kennedy, London.
For the exhibition StadtWald, Zara Arrehed and Alida Ivanov want to bring a dream of nature to the bar Riche in Stockholm, Sweden. To realise this vision they have cooperated with artists Maria Larsson and Maria Olevik, who work under the name In Every Tree, and the artist duo Jenny Palén and Arvid Wretman. The name Stadtwald derives from the German word for urban forestry, or park politics, as a symbol for the dualistic relationship between the city and nature.
In director/animator Abbie Stephens’ video for Loose Fit’s song Table Beggar, a man wakes to find himself physically torn out of the ordinary world, and then attempts to capitalise on the healing properties of water. The video combines live action footage with paper stop motion techniques, and over 2,520 live action frames were printed and re-animated to create this spooky, poignant story. Check out the making of here. Abbie Stephens’ other animation and live action work includes ads and idents for VBS.tv, Nike, Playstation and MTV.
ZINGERpresents will be opening the new season with a two part exhibition by Anglo-Dutch artist Julie Verhoeven entitled “Gluteus Maximus, A Show In Two Parts”. The first instalment is called “Domestic Hiss, a journey into the research of Julie Verhoeven” and focuses on the research that forms the spinal cord to Verhoeven’s work. Through an indexed assortment of source material and drawings the show connects the intellect and the guttural at play in the artist’s embryonic practice.