18 DECEMBER 2017

Björk video for ‘Arisen’ debuting exclusively on WeTransfer

New video features Arca and is directed by Jesse Kanda.

WeTransfer proudly presents ‘Arisen my Senses’, the new video from Björk’s ninth studio album Utopia. The video is exclusively available on WeTransfer for 48 hours.

The video features a moving sculpture created by director Jesse Kanda - a pearlescent white amalgam of amniotic sack, mating slugs, phallus, and blood red mouths. Initially sculpted in digital form and brought to life in silicone, it depicts the cycle of death, mating, and birth as one.

Read the full story about the slug costumes on WeTransfer.

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Credits:

Directed by Jesse Kanda

Headpiece by James Merry

Make-up by Andrew Gallimore

Dress by Iris Van Herpen

Produced by Hannah May for PRETTYBIRD

Executive Producer Juliette Larthe

Live:

Sunday 27th May - All Points East Festival, London

Wednesday 20th June - The Eden Project, Cornwall

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