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Björk the Goddess: ‘Notget’

Björk has released a stunning video to accompany ‘Notget’ in which she transforms from sea creature to a blinding goddess of light. ‘Safe from death’ indeed, as the chorus repeats hypnotically.

Directed by Warren Du Preez and Nick Thornton Jones, creatively directed by Björk and James Merry acted as creative directors and mask designers that the singer wore in the video. Bjork donned a motion-capture suit to embody a mercurial and transforming character in the light goddess she depicts. The Cthulu creature that swims towards her seems so threatening but only until the goddess touches it…

The video was in the Björk Digital exhibition last year at Somerset House, so it’s good to see it on general release to a wider audience here.

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Oscar Jerome Headlines at the Montague Arms London in January 2018

SEEN has been enjoying the music of South London artist Oscar Jerome, who has confirmed release details for the ‘Subdued EP’ – due out January 26, 2018 – alongside a video for the title track & lead single. This new four-track collection will follow Oscar’s 2016 self-titled debut EP, which drew praise from the likes …

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Focus Ldn at the Menier: Winter Exhibition

Tom Cox is fast becoming one of the hottest young curators on the London art scene. Often to be found sketching along the South Bank and in Brixton, the city has long been a major source of inspiration for him. Together with talented artists also living and working in London, Tom now mounts a Winter …

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The Georg Jensen Christmas Tree at the Royal Exchange

If you find yourself at the historic Royal Exchange, do be sure to pop in and have a look at the Georg Jensen Christmas Tree. It was unveiled recently by former Spice Girl and National Treasure, Emma Bunton. If you’ve never been, the Royal Exchange a luxury shopping destination in the heart of the city.

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Ajax at the Space: Ripples Spreading Outwards

It is astonishing to think that Sophocles’ famous play Ajax has as much relevance today as it did when it was first written and performed 2000 years ago. The terrible effects of war on mental health echo down the centuries in Esmond Productions’ gender-bending version, with women playing all the roles. Post-traumatic stress disorder wreaks …