CARRIAGEWORKS AND VIVID SYDNEY PRESENT
” i felt it is time to premier my recent virtual reality stuff and delighted to do so in sydney .
we have made seven 360 videos for vulnicura and i am enthusiastic about this natural continuity of the music video : the intimacy , total merge of surround sound and vision makes VR an ideal home ! looking forward to celebrate it dj’ing with some good friends there !!
warmthness , björk. “
Divided into five unique spaces the visitor is invited to explore Björk Digital – the premiere of a new virtual reality project from the musician, alongside other collaborations with some of the finest filmmakers and programmers in the world.
To celebrate the opening of the Björk Digital exhibition as part of Vivid Sydney 2016, Björk will travel to Sydney to curate two nights of music at Carriageworks, where she will DJ for five hours on Friday 3 June and Saturday 4 June 2016.
OPENING PARTIES 3 & 4 JUN
6PM – 11PM Exhibition Open + Björk DJ Set
Free to attend – Bookings advised for Virtual Reality Rooms.
Black Lake Enter the visceral experience of Black Lake in this custom built immersive space featuring a bespoke cutting edge surround sound setup. The video is directed by Los Angeles-based filmmaker Andrew Thomas Huang and was commissioned by the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Vulnicura VR is a new digital space to explore and experience the 360º videos from Björk’s most recent album. Shown across a range of different virtual reality devices, pieces will include Jesse Kanda’s Mouth Mantra, Stonemilker directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, and the world premiere of Notget by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones. VR Headsets not suitable for children under 13 Years
Stonemilker VR Shot on location in Iceland by award-winning director Andrew Huang for VRSE works, Stonemilker presents Björk in a windswept 360 degree film performing the first track from her hit record Vulnicura. VR Headsets not suitable for children under 13 Years
Mouthmantra VR Directed by Jesse Kanda, Mouth Mantra transports the viewer to an extraordinary place: inside of Björk’s mouth as she sings the song from her album Vulnicura. VR Headsets not suitable for children under 13 Years
Björk Biophilia A hands-on educational space which showcases the innovative apps and custom made musical instruments from Björk’s Biophilia, encouraging users to dive into an exploration of musicology, science and technology all at once: their physical forces, processes and structures.
Björk Cinema A curated program of Björk’s extensive and groundbreaking music videos spanning her career thus far, remastered for a unique exhibition cinema experience.
4 – 10 JUN Book now
11 – 18 JUN Book now
IMAGE: INEZ AND VINOODH
3 - 18 JUNE 2016
THE OLD CLARE HOTEL SPECIAL OFFER | VIVID SYDNEY
During Vivid Sydney, Carriageworks exclusive boutique hotel partner, The Old Clare Hotel, are offering a special accommodation discount and complimentary Illumination cocktail to celebrate the world premiere Björk Digital exhibition. Quote ‘Björk Digital’ when you book for this unique experience. Book now