Bjork's VR love affair grows with 'Vulnicura' exhibition
Bjork is infatuated with digital actuality. Final yr, she debuted a VR music video for the track “Stonemilker” from her newest album, Vulnicura, however now she’s taking this digital love fest to the subsequent degree. Bjork has reworked 4 songs from Vulnicura into 360-diploma VR experiences for an exhibition referred to as Bjork Digital that kicks off at this time in Sydney, Australia. She plans so as to add VR movies for the album’s remaining 5 songs within the coming months, and the present will head to Tokyo, London, Paris, Houston and a number of other different cities this yr, Selection studies.
Bjork Digital takes place on eighty Gear VR headsets, plus it has been ported to the HTC Vive full with full-room monitoring. VR lovers will ultimately be capable of obtain the movies on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Gear VR and as iOS and Android apps, Selection says.
One of many VR movies is the unique “Stonemilker” expertise that we tried out final yr — it was a fantastic however surprisingly hole exhibition that felt restricted by the hardware itself, that includes Bjork on a black pebble seashore. One other video takes place in a Recreation of Thrones-type cave and yet one more is about completely in Bjork’s mouth, Selection says. Bjork Digital additionally options the premiere of the music video for “Notget,” which Bjork teased earlier this week.
“I really feel the chronological narrative of the album is right for the personal circus digital actuality is,” Bjork writes on Instagram. “A theatre capable of seize the emotional panorama of it.”