LATEST NEWS STORY

Björk Unveils Biophilia Project In Manchester

01 Jul 2011

Björk unveiled the Biophilia Live Show last week as part of the Manchester International Festival. She will be in residence at the festival for a three-week run which includes six intimate performances of her new songs at Campfield Market Hall - her first UK dates in over three years. The residency will also introduce companion apps, invented instruments and more and is the first in a series of six-week residencies in eight different cities in a three-year world tour.

In each city Björk will perform Biophilia twice a week, using the apps to play live a set of custom built musical instruments and evoking an atmosphere similar to being inside the app itself. For the rest of the week the venues will host a series of music-education workshops in collaboration with local schools.

Björk has commissioned a set of unique musical instruments to accompany her on the live tour. The team who created these instruments includes an English inventor, an Icelandic organ builder and a graduate of MIT Media Lab. Among these creations are four 10-foot pendulum-harps, in which the swinging motion plucks the strings and illustrates the songs’ gravitational subject matter. The Biophilia Live Show takes place in specially chosen spaces and museums, rather than traditional music venues. Björk will perform in the round to audiences of less than 2,000 people to create an intimate experience in which all audience members are within 20-feet of the stage.

For more information on the MIF shows click here.

MORE NEWS

Olga Bell releases new album Tempo

27 May 2016

Olga Bell’s incredible new album ‘Tempo’ is released into the world TODAY! Do

Olga Bell’s distorted video for ATA premieres on The Creators Project

23 May 2016

Born out of a collaboration between Olga Bell and Baku Hashimoto, Olga’s new

One Little Indian Artists at The Great Escape

19 May 2016

One Little Indian has an artist performing every day this year at The Great

Wild Palms Album Launch Show

11 May 2016

We are excited to announce that we will be hosting an album launch party for

New Signing Sarah Walk shares live video

06 May 2016

We are delighted to announce Sarah Walk is now a part of the One Little Indian

Samaris’ single ‘Black Lights’ premieres at THUMP

06 May 2016

Black Lights the second single and title track from Samaris’ upcoming album

Shop Info

Terms & Conditions

We accept all major credit cards