Watch the new Black Lake Video From Björk!
björk: black lake taken from the album vulnicura.
shot on location in iceland by award-winning director andrew thomas huang, the ten minute long film for ‘black lake’ was commissioned by the museum of modern art, new york and debuted there earlier this year.
the film includes motifs from the icelandic landscape—caves, ravines, lava, and moss fields—and reflects ideas of pain, perishing, and rebirth. ‘black lake’ was realized in collaboration with the 3-d design firm autodesk, who worked along with david benjamin and the living on the installation at moma. ‘black lake’ was produced by andrew thomas huang’s uk based music video production company colonel blimp.
Here´s her Previous Video “Stonemilker”
Björk worked with producers Arca and The Haxan Cloak on her ninth studio album, titled Vulnicura. On 18 January 2015, just days after being publicly announced, and two months ahead of its scheduled release, a supposed full version of the album leaked online. When the album leaked online shortly after its announcement, it was made available for sale early on 20 January 2015 on iTunes Store.
Vulnicura is a portrayal of her breakup with former partner, Matthew Barney with lyrics that are emotionally raw in comparison to the abstract concerns of her previous album. On her official Facebook page, she posted a statement that described the album in the following way: “I guess I found in my lap one year into writing it a complete heartbreak album. Kinda surprised how thoroughly I had documented this in pretty much accurate emotional chronology… like 3 songs before a break up and three after. so the anthropologist in me sneaked in and I decided to share them as such. First i was worried it would be too self indulgent but then i felt it might make it even more universal. And hopefully the songs could be a help, a crutch to others and prove how biological this process is: The wound and the healing of the wound. Psychologically and physically. It has a stubborn clock attached to it. There is a way out.”
New York’s MoMA hosts the retrospective exhibition from 8 March – 7 June 2015 that chronicles Björk’s career from Debut to Biophilia. A book entitled Björk: Archives, documenting the content of the exhibition, was published on 30 March 2015. For this exhibition, Björk was commissioned by the MoMA to create a new music video, “Black Lake”.