Bjork

Don’t Watch Björk’s “Arisen My Senses” Video If You’re Squeamish

Watch Björk’s orgasmic birth into an alien universe in her new music video for “Arisen My Senses.”

Watch Björk’s orgasmic birth into an alien universe in her new music video for “Arisen My Senses.”

You know the drill by now. Björk’s visuals are stunning, but jarring. Her latest Utopia clip is no different.

In it, the Icelandic singer comes to life from an erotic, slightly grotesque and eerily erotic otherworldly life-form. It looks like two oversized intertwining tongues emerging from a vagina. I did not ever think I would write that sentence, but that’s Björk for you. The visual, created by Björk, Jesse Kanda, and James Merry, also features Arca.

“I am incredibly honored to have gone on this spectacular trip with [Kanda], [Arca] and James Merry, to get together to express from our mutual melting pot the music and the visuals to this,” Bjork said. Kanda says that the clip was inspired by a “giant unidentified creature [that] washed up in Indonesia”:

The video was first made available via WeTransfer, but it’s found its way onto YouTube.

 

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