Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival.
From June 14 to September 24, the “Björk Digital” exhibition will be running at the Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB). This extraordinary immersive exhibition features digital and video works from the iconic Icelandic artist’s collaborations with some of the world’s best visual artists and programmers.
“Björk Digital” at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture will remain open until September 24, its longest run to date, following shows in Tokyo, Sydney, Montreal, Reykjavík, London, Mexico and Los Angeles (from May 19 to June 4) and will offer a unique opportunity to visit the exhibition in Spain.
“Björk Digital” is an immersive exhibition conceived as an experience to submerge oneself in the unique creative universe of Björk, with Virtual Reality playing a major role. The exhibition combining performance, cinema, installation, video and interaction, includes several audiovisual pieces produced with the latest technology in Virtual Reality, and will display several works Björk has created in collaboration with artists such as Michel Gondry, Spike Jonze, Alexander McQueen, Nick Knight, Stephane Sednaoui, and more recently Jesse Kanda, Andrew Thomas Huang, Warren du Prees and Nick Thornton Jones.
“Björk Digital” is a co-production between the CCCB and Sold Out, in collaboration with Sónar.
Sónar 2017 Opening Night: Björk DJ Set
On Wednesday, June 14, Björk will star at the Sónar 2017 Opening Night with an exclusive 4-hour DJ Set at the Fira Montjuïc’s SonarHall stage. This will be a rare opportunity to enjoy an intense sensorial journey of disparate genres that have influenced her career, ranging from experimental electronica to new grime, through to traditional music from around the world.
The Icelandic artist typically shies away from standard dance floor tendencies to concentrate on a more abstract and kaleidoscopic sound, selecting influences from a plethora of sources, demonstrating innovative nuances to her always challenging and dynamic performances.
The show will take place from 8.00pm, one day before the main festival opens its doors to the rest of Montjuïc venue spaces and stages. This performance will be limited to 3,000 people and will require a separate ticket purchase. All normal Sónar Passes will not permit access to this event.
Sónar 2017 rounds off its music program
With the addition of the exceptional DJ Set from Björk, Sónar 2017 closes its music program, which will feature more than 140 performances distributed across 9 stages.
The festival celebrates dance music in a broad and prismatic sense (Justice, Masters At Work, Soulwax, Cerrone, Moderat, Seth Troxler & Tiga, Nina Kraviz, The Black Madonna, Derrick Carter, Marcel Dettman…); it upholds its pledge to artists with unique profiles that transcend genres (Nicolas Jaar, Arca & Jesse Kanda, Jon Hopkins, Matmos, Suzanne Ciani, Nosaj Thing & Daito Manabe, Nico Muhly…); it will delve deep into unconventional and more radical urban rhythms (Tommy Cash, C.Tangana, Dellafuente + Dj Maka, Kiddy Smile, Florentino, Total Freedom…); and will journey through the black music roots of hip hop, soul and dub (Fat Freddys´s Drop, Thundercat, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, De La Soul, Dj Shadow…); as well as the most cutting edge grime era genres from (Clams Casino, DAWN, Giggs, Nadia Rose, Aj Tracey…).
All tickets type for Sónar 2017: https://sonar.es/es/2017/tickets
Delegate Passe Sónar+D 2017: https://sonarplusd.com/es/programs/barcelona-2017/tickets
Opening Night SÓNAR 2017: Björk DJ Set
Björk‘s Sónar Opening Night DJ set ticket cost is 35€ and will be available at www.sonartickets.com.
The SonarPass, SonarVIP and Sónar+D Delegate Pass won’t grant access to the show.
Priority sales for tickets to the Björk DJ Set open Tuesday 9th May at 12PM CET, and are reserved for SonarPass, SonarVIP and Sónar+D Delegate Pass holders only.
General public sales open Thursday 11th May at 10AM CET until sold out. This event has a limited capacity at the artist request.