Klaus Biesenbach, Alex Ross, Nicola Dibben

Björk: Archives

2015-03-02 (This Edition Published)

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Credits
About/Subject Björk
Author Klaus Biesenbach
Author Alex Ross
Author Nicola Dibben
Author Björk
Editor James Merry
Author Timothy Morton
Author Sjón
Lyrics by Björk
Music by Björk
Designed at M/M (Paris)
First Published by Thames & Hudson Ltd
Copyright Holder Wellhart Ltd
Copyright Holder (Introduction/Prologue) The Museum of Modern Art
Copyright Holder (Text) The Museum of Modern Art
Copyright Holder (Text) Nicola Dibben
Copyright Holder (Text) Wellhart Ltd
Arranged by Björk
Arranged by Jónas Sen
Photo Credit Wellhart Ltd
Photo Credit One Little Indian
Printed and Bound by C&C Offset Printing Co Ltd*
Designed by Thames & Hudson
Photo Credit Hildur Hauksdóttir
Photo Credit Bernhard Kristinn
Photo Credit Julieta Cervantes
Photo Credit Nick Knight
Photo Credit Isaiah Saxon
Photo Credit Mathias Augustyniak
Photo Credit M/M (Paris)
Photo Credit Carmen Freudenthal
Photo Credit Elle Verhagen
Photo Credit Paul White (4)
Photo Credit Me Company
Photo Credit Patrick McMullan
Photo Credit Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin
Creative Director Björk
Creative Director James Merry
Other Max Weisel
Creative Director Max Weisel
Technical Director Max Weisel
Photo Credit Stephan Flad
Photo Credit Benni Valsson
Photo Credit Juergen Teller
Photo Credit Stephanie Pfriender Stylander
Photo Credit Warren du Preez
Photo Credit Nick Thornton Jones
Photo Credit Petter Oftedal
Photo Credit Mick Hutson
Photo Credit Carsten Windhorst
Photo Credit Jói Kjartans
Designed by M/M (Paris)
Photo Credit Stéphane Sédnaoui
Photo Credit Chris Taylor (4)
Photo Credit Timothy Morton
Photo Credit Björk Guðmundsdóttir*
Clothing Maison Martin Margiela
Photography Jean-Baptiste Mondino
Photography Alain Duplantier
Director Michel Gondry
Photography Juergen Teller
Photography Glen Luchford
Photography Rankin
Director Sophie Muller
Costume Design by Hussein Chalayan
Art Director/Editor Paul White (4)
Director Spike Jonze
Photography Nobuyoshi Araki
Director Michel Gondry
Photography Gavin Evans
Photography Snorri Brothers
Costume Design by Alexander McQueen
Photography Nick Knight
Costume Design by Jeremy Scott
Photography F. Albert
Photography Craig McDean
Photography Paul White (4)
Photography Benni Valsson
Photography Phil Poynter
Director Chris Cunningham
Costume Design by Marjan Pejoski
Photography Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin
Illustrator M/M (Paris)
Costume Design by threeASFOUR
Photography Warren du Preez
Photography Nick Thornton Jones
Director Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin
Director M/M (Paris)
Costume Design by Matthew Barney
Photography Mert & Marcus*
Photography Nan Goldin
Photography David Sims
Costume Design by Hrafnhildur Arnadóttir
Costume Design by M/M (Paris)
Director Lynn Fox
Director Dawn Shadforth
Costume Design by The Icelandic Love Corporation
Styling Angela Helgadóttir
Costume Design by Kokon To Zai
Photography Vera Palsdóttir
Photography Encyclopedia Pictura
Photography Bernhard Kristinn
Costume Design by Bernhard Wilhelm
Costume Design by Eugene Souleiman*
Costume Design by Iris van Herpen
Artist Sam Falls
Photography Sam Falls
Director Andrew Thomas Huang
Photography Andrew Thomas Huang
Works
Date
First Published 2015
Copyright 2015
This Edition Published 2015-03-02
Identifying Codes
ISBN 13 978-0-500-29194-8
Barcode 9 780500 291948
Price £40.00
Format Box Set
Publication Location London, United Kingdom
Genre
Page Count / Font 192 pages
Language English
Chapters I    Introduction || Klaus Biesenbach
II   Beyond Delta: The Many Streams of Björk || Alex Ross
III  Björk Creating: Myths of Creativity and Creation || Nicola Dibben
IV This Huge Sunlit Abyss From the Future Right Her Next To You... || emails between Björk Guðmundsdóttir and Timothy Morton || October, 2014 || Edited by James Merry
V  The Triumphs of a Heart: A Psychographic Journey Through the First Seven Albums of Björk || Sjón
Notes Includes 4 booklets with wraparound covers, one paperback (The Triumphs of a Heart), a foldout poster of adhesive stamps, and a sales sheet, in a slipcase.

Cover Scores
Slipcase: Black Lake, for organ
Beyond Delta: Pagan Poetry, for harpsichord
Björk Creating: All Is Full Of Love, for celeste
This Huge Sunlit Abyss...: Aurora, for harpsichord
The Triumphs of a Heart: Cover Me, for organ
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Björk, at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, March 8-June 7, 2015, curated by Klaus Biesenbach

Björk: Archives © 2015 Wellhart Ltd
Klaus Biesenbach's introduction and Alex Ross's essay "Beyond Delta: The Many Streams of Björk" © 2015 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Nicola Dibben's essay "Björk Creating: Myths of Creativity and Creation" © 2015 Nicola Dibben
Sjón's text "The Triumphs of a Heart: A Psychographic Journey Through the First Seven Albums of Björk" © Wellhart Ltd

Scores arranged by Björk and Jónas Sen.
Poster images courtesy of Wellhart Ltd and One Little Indian.

Printed and bound in China
Sale sheet designed by Thames & Hudson

Page 2 - Photo courtesy of Hildur Hauksdóttir.
Page 5, above - Photo courtesy of Bernhard Kristinn.
Page 5, below - Photo courtesy of Julieta Cervantes.
Page 6 - Video stills courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian.
Page 9, above - Photo courtesy of Nick Knight.
Page 9, below - Painting courtesy of Isaiah Saxon of Encyclopedia Pictura.
Page 10, above and center - Video stills courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian.
Page 10, below - Photo courtesy of Mathia Augustyniak and M/M (Paris).
Page 13, above - Photo courtesy of Carmen Freudenthal & Elle Verhagen.
Page 13, center - Image courtesy of Paul White / Me Company
Page 13, below - Photo courtesy of Patrick McMullan.
Page 14, above - Photo courtesy of Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 14, below - App images courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian; app creative directors Björk and James Merry; software engineer, creative director, and technical director Max Weisel.
Page 15 - Video still courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian.
Page 19, above - Photo courtesy of Stephan Flad.
Page 19, below - Photo courtesy of Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 21, left - Photo courtesy of Benni Valsson.
Page 21, above right - Photo courtesy of Inez van Lamswerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 21, below right - Photo courtesy of Juergen Teller.
Page 23, above and below - Photos courtesy of Hildur Hauksdóttir.
Page 25, left - Photo courtesy of Stephanie Pfriender Stylander.
Page 25, right - Photo courtesy of Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 27, above - Photo courtesy of Petter Oftedal.
Page 27, below - Photo courtesy of Nick Hutson.
Page 29, above left - Photo courtesy of Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 29, top right and center right - Photos courtesy of Carsten Windhorst.
Page 29, below - Photo courtesy of Jói Kjartans.
Page 31, above - Photo courtesy of Jói Kjartans.
Page 31, center and below - Photos courtesy of Carsten Windhorst.
Page 32, above and centre - Photo courtesy of Carsten Windhorst.
Page 35, below left - App image courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian; app creative directors Björk and James Merry; software engineer, creative director, and technical director Max Weisel.
Page 35, below right - App image courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian; app creative directors Björk and James Merry; designers M/M (Paris).
Page 37, above and below left - Video stills courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian.
Page 37, above right - Photo courtesy of Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 37, below - Photo courtesy of Juergen Teller.
Page 39, above - Photo courtesy of Stéphane Sédnaoui.
Page 39, below - Photo courtesy of Mick Hutson.
Page 41 - Photo courtesy of Chris Taylor.
Pages 43, 45, and 47 - Video stills courtesy of Wellhart and One Little Indian.
Page 61, above - Photo courtesy of Timothy Morton.
Page 61, below - Photo courtesy of Björk Guðmundsdóttir.
Page 77 - Björk wearing a mohair sweater by Maison Martin Margiela for the cover of "Violently Happy," 1993. Photography by Jean-Baptiste Mondino
Page 79 - 1995. Photography by Alain Duplantier.
Page 81 - Photo taken for the cover of "Human Behaviour," 1993. Photography by Jean-Baptiste Mondino.
Page 83 - Video stills from "Human Behaviour," directed by Michel Gondry, 1993.
Page 85 - Cover photo for "Big Time Sensuality," 1993. Photography by Juergen Teller.
Page 87 - 1993. Photography by Glen Luchford.
Page 89 - 1994. Photography by Rankin.
Page 91 - Video stills from "Venus as a Boy," directed by Sophie Muller, 1993.
Page 93 - Cover photo for "Venus as a Boy," 1993. Photography by Jean-Baptiste Mondino
Page 95 - Björk wearing an "Airmail" jacket made of envelope paper, designed by Hussein Chalayan, for the cover of Post, 1995. Art directed by Paul White. Photography by Stéphane Sédnaoui.
Page 97 - Video stills from "It's Oh So Quiet," directed by Spike Jonze, 1995.
Page 99 - 1996. Photography by Nobuyoshi Araki.
Page 101 - Stills from the video to "Hyperballad," 1996, filmed by Michel Gondry at Telecine Cell in London using a motion-control system.
Page 103 - 1995. Photography by Juergen Teller.
Page 105 - 1996. Photography by Gavin Evans.
Page 107 - 1995. Photography by Glen Luchford.
Page 109 - 1995. Photography by Snorri Brothers.
Page 111 - Cover for Homogenic, 1997, featuring a kimono, sash, and necklace designed by Alexander McQueen. Photography by Nick Knight.
Page 113 - Video stills from "Bachelorette," co-written by Björk and Sjón; video directed by Michel Gondry, 1997.
Page 115 - Björk wearing a white leather dress with chiffon "wings," designed by Jeremy Scott, for her Homogenic tour, 1998. Photography by F. Albert.
Page 117 - 1997. Photography by Craig McDean.
Page 119 - Cover image for "Bachelorette," 1997. Photography by Paul White.
Page 121 - Michel Gondry and Björk, photographed on location, 1999. Photography by Benni Valsson.
Page 123 - 1997. Photography by Phil Poynter.
Page 125 - Video stills from "All is Full of Love," with software and special effects utilized to impose Björk's facial features onto a pair of robots, directed by Chris Cunningham, 1999.
Page 127 - Cover photo for Vespertine, 2001, featuring the "Swan" dress of tulle and feathers designed by Marjan Pejoski. Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin. Drawing by M/M (Paris).
Page 129 - 2001. Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 131 - Vespertine shoot, 2001, featuring a costume design by threeASFOUR. Photography by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 133 - Video stills from "Hidden Place," directed by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin and M/M (Paris), 2001.
Page 135 - Björk wearing a dress by Alexander McQueen, 2001. Music box and shoes by Matthew Barney. Photography by Nick Knight.
Page 137 - 2000. Photography by Mert & Marcus.
Page 139 - 2000. Photography by Nan Goldin.
Page 141 - Björk wearing an Alexander McQueen dress in the "Pagan Poetry" video, 2001. Photography by Nick Knight.
Page 143 - 2000. Photography by David Sims.
Page 145 - Björk photographed for the cover of Medúlla, 2004, wearing a hairpiece by Hrafnhildur Arnadóttir (a.k.a. Shoplifter) and a necklace designed by M/M (Paris). Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 147 - Video stills from "Triumph of a Heart," directed by Spike Jonze, 2005.
Page 149 - 2004. Photography by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 151 - Video stills from "Nature is Ancient," directed by Lynn Fox, 2002.
Page 153 - Medúlla shoot, 2004. Photography by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 155 - Video stills from "Who Is It," shot on location in Iceland by Dawn Shadforth, 2004. Björk wearing a dress of silk and metal bells designed by Alexander McQueen.
Page 157 - Björk wearing the Medúlla hairpiece, 2004. Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 159 - 2000. Photography by Mert & Marcus.
Page 161 and 163 - Volta cover shoot, with crochet costume by The Icelandic Love Corporation and make-up by Andrea Helgadóttir, 2007. Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin.
Page 165 - Björk wearing a dress by Kokon To Zai, 2008. Photography by Vera Palsdóttir.
Page 167 - Concept art from "Wanderlust" video made in stereoscopic 3D, with large-scale puppeteering, live-action acrobatics, miniatures, and computer graphics. Image by Encyclopedia Pictura, 2007.
Page 169 - 2007. Photography by Bernhard Kristinn.
Page 171 - Björk wearing a yarn mask designed by The Icelandic Love Corporation, 2007. Photography by Bernhard Kristinn.
Page 173 - Video stills from "Declare Independence," directed by Michel Gondry, 2007.
Page 175 - The cover of Volta, 2007, featuring a Styrofoam and lacquer spray costume inspired by Luigi Ontani and designed by Bernhard Wilhelm. Photography by Nick Knight.
Page 177 - Cover photo for Biophilia, 2011, featuring a red nebula-style wig by Eugene Soleiman, a dress by Iris van Herpen, and a "harp-belt" in cherry wood and bronze by threeASFOUR. Photography by Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin. Constellation by M/M (Paris).
Pages 179 and 181 - 2012. Photography by Warren du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones.
Page 183 - Photo taken for the cover of the 200th edition of Dazed & Confused magazine, guest-edited by Björk, 2011. Art and photography by Sam Falls.
Page 185 - Video stills from "Mutual Core," directed by Andrew Thomas Huang, 2012.
Page 187 - Strata portrait developed for the "Mutual Core" video, later used as a cover for the remix album Bastards, 2012. Image by Andrew Thomas Huang.
Pages 190-91 - Still from the "Black Lake" audio-visual installation specially commissioned by The Museum of Modern Art, New York, directed by Andrew Thomas Huang.

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