To celebrate the Swanlights album release, Antony will be "taking over" the music website for a week starting on Monday. We have prepared interviews with Marina Abromovic and Bjork, essays including one on Native American Two Spirit traditions, video debuts by Charles Atlas, Peter Sempel and Antony and the Johnsons, features on several musicians and an art series. We are really excited about it! Check in throughout the week for daily updates.
Antony's takeover of page will be adding it's final postings tomorrow with an essay on Copenhagen by Jerry Mander, a video by Charles Atlas of NY star Page, and a feature on Kembra Pfahler for the Volptuous Horror of Karen Black. Click below to go to the takeover homepage.
Additionally the title track "Cut The World" is featured here for the first time. It is one of Antony's new songs for The Life and Death of Marina Abramovi? directed by Robert Wilson and staring Antony, Marina Abramovi? and Willem Dafoe.
Antony and the Johnsons will release CUT THE WORLD through Rough Trade August 6th and August 7th via Secretly Canadian. CUT THE WORLD is a collection of live symphonic performances of songs from the band's 4 full length albums (SWANLIGHTS, THE CRYING LIGHT, I AM A BIRD NOW, S/T). Recorded in Copenhagen, DK with The Danish National Chamber Orchestra, CUT THE WORLD features arrangements by Nico Muhly, Rob Moose, Maxim Moston and Antony.
recently collaborated with CocoRosie on a new song called "Tearz for Animals" on their upcoming single "We Are On Fire". You can hear the track .
Antony recently recorded "Landslide" for the Fleetwood Mac tribute album called "Just Tell Me That You Want Me" which will be released by on August 14th. You can hear the "Landslide" cover .
"Today I am among a group of artists from NYC (some of whom are performing at this Meltdown Festival) who reject patriarchy in its myriad virulent and apocalyptic manifestations, and who advocate for a fundamental shift towards the feminine in all our systems and structures of governance. We have named this approach Future Feminism."
“Mum, is dad back from work yet?” I said while walking round the kitchen looking for what to stuff my mouth with for the moment, “Yes, he should be in the room”, it is both their room and my mum always made sure she never personalized it as his or hers....
Antony recently did an interview with W Magazine about working with Ohne Titel who designed Antony's costume for his January 26th performance at Radio City Music Hall. You can see the article . Antony also spoke with , and leading up to his performance at Radio City.
LeGuin’s Forgiveness Day and Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite In Ammonite, Nicola Griffith tells the story of one woman’s encounter with and assimilation into the culture of an alien world. Ursula K.
Last night was the first performance of Swanlights at The Melbourne Festival. Boy George guest appeared and will do the same tonight. Antony's exhibition Paradise is now open at the Melbourne Festival Arts Center. Paradise will be on display until Saturday October 27th. For more details plase click . This coming Tuesday, TURNING will have it's Australian premier at The Australian Center for the Moving Image as part of the Melbourne Festival. The screening will be followed with a Q&A. More details . In addition, Lynette Wallworth's film Coral: Rekindling Venue will be screened at the Melbourne Planetarium as part of the Melbourne Festival on Monday October 15th. For more information please see .
TURNING screenings through Tuesday November 16 at IFC Center here in NYC. For further information please seen . Antony and Charles Atlas recently did an interview with Bullett on TURNING, politics, etc. See it .
has commissioned Antony and the Johnsons to perform Swanlights, on Thursday, January 26th, 2012 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Featuring a 60-piece orchestra, the performance piece is conceived as a new commission especially developed for the January 26th performance, and an evolution of the highly acclaimed The Crying Light, which was presented at the Manchester Opera House for the 2009 Manchester International Festival. Envisioned as a meditation on light, nature, and femininity, Swanlights includes songs from all four of Antony and the Johnsons’ albums (self-titled, I am a Bird Now, The Crying Light, and Swanlights), set to symphonic arrangements by Nico Muhly, Rob Moose, and Maxim Moston. It is produced in collaboration with light artist Chris Levine, lighting designer Paul Normandale, and set designer Carl Robertshaw. Antony and the Johnsons: Swanlights is organized by Klaus Biesenbach, Chief Curator at Large of The Museum of Modern Art and Director of MoMA PS1, with the assistance of Eliza Ryan, Curatorial Assistant, MoMA PS1. Klaus Biesenbach spoke with today about the upcoming event.
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