Bjork adds to her artistic bow with MoMA debut

Idiosyncratic singer Bjork has never shied away from pushing the boundaries of her artistic expression. Following on from two decades of adventurous musical experimentation and bold fashion statements, comes her first foray into the art world.

The exhibition showcases the singer and composer’s multifaceted work providing a multisensory feast, that Bjork herself has characterised as a “journey”.

Attendees are invited to enter into Bjork’s ethereal world via a rabbit warren of small rooms displaying quintessential costumes, deeply personal, some say jarring diaries and her famous album covers.

Presenting collaborations with fashion icons such as Alexander McQueen whose voluminous bell dress appears in the “Who Is It? ” video and Spike Jonze’s retrotastic “It’s Oh So Quiet” have sparked a 90’s nostalgia.

Accompanying the visual displays is a musical soundtrack derived from her eight full-length albums, that determines the flow of moving between the rooms.

The avant-garde artist’s involvement in the show has courted controversy, with reviewers questioning the singer’s tight control over her image and legacy.

The show offers only one brand-new piece – a 10-minute video visualizing the song “Black Lake” off Bjork’s latest album, “Vulnicura” that chronicles her breakup with her longtime lover, the acclaimed artist-world Matthew Barney.

So, would you like to see the Bjork retrospective hit our shores?

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Must-have Summer Essentials

Next week marks the beginning of November and hot on it’s heels is – you guessed it – Summer. But before you grab your beach bag and run out the door to indulge in all that sunshine, ask yourself, are you ready?

No one can deny that as the weather heats up, so do the social outings and commitments: beach, bars, festivals, concerts and lots other outdoor frivolity. But as clothes come off there is a lot more preparation and care needed and oh so little time to do it in.

We know were certainly not as prepared for summer as we would like, so in the meantime we thought we would compile a list of our favourite pre-summer essentials that will make Summer a breeze and lots of fun – which let’s face it, is what it always should be!


With its sleek, modern shapes and innovative design, Nancy Ganz Swimwear will have you feeling like a sexy all summer long. Using secret shaping techniques to hold and control, traditionally troublesome zones become a thing of the past!

This Chic Control Swimsuit will have you running to jump into your summer bathers and hit the beach. It’s stylish, floral design means you can throw on a pair of shorts, sunnies and your favourite summer shoes and be festival ready.


Summer: sun, sand and surf…sounds like bliss for most, but not for your hair. Salt, chlorine and exposure to heat can make even the tamest of manes a beast to detangle after a day at the beach or pool.With its trademark flexi-teeth and upright non-slip design, Tangle Teezer’s Aqua Splash easily glides through wet hair for painless, tear free detangling.

Use it in the shower under running water or if your locks need some extra treatment, simply brush through your conditioner or treatment to work product through every strand. The patented teeth will also give your head a massage in the process, bliss!


Schwarzkopf’s latest BLONDME care range has everything you need to keep your blonde perfect from the beach, to the barbeque and anywhere in between! Whether you’re a bleach blonde, or just testing the blonde waters with highlights or ombre, there’s something for everyone.

Helping you be the best blond you can be, the Shine Enhancing Spray Conditioner is a great option for boosting luminousity on all blondes! This easy use, spray leave-in conditioner, contains golden shimmer pigments for a subtle gorgeous glow. Just shake to activate and finish all styles!


Having spent all that time perfecting that sleek, straight hair look the last thing you need is a visible kink in your hair from your hair tie.  Thankfully, the fabulous folk at invisibobble have created a unique traceless hair ring in four of Spring/Summer’s hottest pastel shades. The invisibobble’s unusual phone-cord inspired design distributes uneven pressure on the hair. This means hair is held as securely as a traditional hair tie, but without leaving kinks, causing headaches or creating split ends and breakage.

Perfect for day to night, you can use it all day while in the office and after-hours let your hair down – literally, or create fabulous glam styles in an instant– instructional videos show the steps in just seconds. it’s also guaranteed to become your gym bag staple keeping hair hygienic while you swim, sweat it out on the treadmill or power through an aerobics class.

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Nancy Ganz Chic control Swimsuit RRP : $179.95

Tangle Teezer’s Aqua Splash RRP: $32.95

BLONDME Shine Enhancing Spray Conditioner 150 ml,  RRP: $29.95

Invisbobble (pack of 3) RRP: $10.95

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