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Björk: 'It’s no coincidence that the porn industry has embraced virtual reality' | Musique Non Stop

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Björk: 'It’s no coincidence that the porn industry has embraced virtual reality'

Before the world premiere of her new VR work, the Icelandic musician speaks about nature, technology and her habits on Airbnb

Björk carries something of the Bowie gene: more stardust, rainbow particles and creative genius than flesh and bone. She is a youthful 50 – ageless as she is timeless – and with her high-pitched voice, irrepressible enthusiasm and unconventional sartorial choices, it’s hard to remember a time when the Icelandic singer didn’t stake a claim on the musical landscape.

Few among those musical stars that came of age in the 90s have evolved in such complex and interesting ways, carrying their old fans into the future and picking up a whole heap of new ones along the way. A clue to her evolution may lie in her unusual collaborations with designers, scientists, software developers, composers, instrument makers, app makers and film directors.

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by Brigid Delaney via Electronic music | The Guardian