Sigur Rós will contribute music to a brand new Taiwanese dance piece by choreographer and inventive director Cheng Tsung-lung, the band announced today. The efficiency, titled “22° Lunar Halo,” will make its world premiere in Taiwan from April 13-28. Watch a quick trailer for the piece under.
In addition to Sigur Rós’ rating, Berlin and Reykjavík-based artist Kjartan Holm will act as musical directior for “22° Lunar Halo.” In a press release posted on Sigur Rós’ web site, the dance piece is described as a piece that “excavates our deepest fear toward ourselves as human beings through bodies of dancers morphing into concrete symbols of anxieties, struggles, desires and loneliness in the lunatic, ever-changing world of high-end technology, and eventually leads us to a slim hope of love and inner serenity.”
Read Pitchfork’s feature about Sigur Rós’ collaboration with digital actuality firm Magic Leap.