Promo News - 7th May 2013

Darker, heavier, more performance-orientated – and definitely yellower… Andrew Thomas Huang has followed up his astonishing video for Björk’s Mutual Core with a surprising package for the other preeminent musical artists of Iceland, Sigur Rós and their song Brennisteinn, from new album Kveikur.

The surprise is to see the band actually performing in one of their videos – a first, perhaps? But this is also much more than simply a performance. Thomas creates extraordinary images that suggest moments from ancient myths, of heroes battling with the elements, and a distinctive use of colour. Brennisteinn is Icelandic for ‘brimstone’ or ‘sulphur’ – so flashes of yellow bursting out of the monochrome. It’s smoking…

Credits

EditorAndrew Thomas Huang
Production CompanyLEGS Media
ProducerSarah Lawson
ProducerKari Sturluson
Director of PhotographyLaura Merians
ChoreographerRyan Heffington
Production designerHugh Zeigler
Art DirectorOrion Martin
WardrobeDan Selon
Hair & Make-upFrida Maria Hardardottir
Hair & Make-upJennifer Cunningham
1st ADGeorge Nessis
Executive ProducerTom Berendsen
Post production companyThe Mill
Post ProducerStephen Venning
VFXJess Ambrose
ColouristLaRue Anderson
Production AssistantKevin Flores
Production AssistantAsif Haque
Production AssistantAshley Forbito
ColouristGregory Reese
RepresentationColonel Blimp
LabelXL Recordings
DirectorAndrew Thomas Huang

Promo News - 7th May 2013

Related Content

video

Björk 'Black Lake' by Andrew Thomas Huang

Originally commissioned and premiered at the Museum of Modern Art, New York as part of the Björk retrospective that ended on June 7th, this epic, ten-minute video for Björk's …

Cat Velez - 11th June 2015

video

Kelela 'LMK' by Andrew Thomas Huang

Andrew Thomas Huang takes a bold step into pop video territory, and presents R&B singer Kelela as a mesmerizing figure of many guises for LMK.

David Knight - 14th Aug 2017

video

Björk 'Family' by Andrew Thomas Huang

She was briefly wrongfooted by having to rush its release a few weeks ago, but now the visual campaign for Björk's new album Vulnicura is in full swing, taking shape in a characteristically …

David Knight - 25th Mar 2015

Latest News