Biophilia

A new film by Peter Strickland, Biophilia, premiers at next month’s London Film Festival.

It features Icelandic artist, Björk, who performs songs from her eighth album with evocative visuals provided by designers from around the world.

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Bjork struts across the stage in a tight cream-coloured dress with music from an Icelandic choir and background screens of quickly-changing colourful images.

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Opening and closing with a voice-over from David Attenborough the film attempts to reunite humans with nature.

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It begins with an aerial photograph of a drainage pattern from a mountainous landscape and then a microscopic image of rectal tissue which looks remarkably similar.

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Some see the film as a hymn to humanity and nature, an interactive project with film, apps and a website. Click here for the trailer.