Bjork’s Healing Music
Discussing Bjork’s new album and Carnegie Hall concert in The New Yorker‘s Culture Desk blog:
The creative realms of the popular and the cutting edge are always closer than generally portrayed. An experimentalist as dedicated as the composer Anthony Braxton mines the Super Bowl half-time show for conceptual inspiration for his operas, while a pop celebrity as high-profile as Beyoncé cribs dance moves for her videos from the avant-garde Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. But no contemporary artist so gracefully bridges the divide as Björk.