FKA twigs: A real-time digital documentary curating a unique collection of images, sounds and ideas charting twigs’ exploration throughout her ‘Soundtrack 7’ residency at the Manchester International Festival 2015 · insidesoundtrack7.com
In July 2016 we were commissioned by The Space Gallery to collaborate with FKA twigs during her 10 day residency ‘Soundtrack 7’ at the Manchester International Festival.
During this period we created many short pieces of content charting the rehearsal process & subsequent performances – capturing the themes being explored and giving her fans across the world a glimpse into this process.
Each day a new section was revealed on twigs’ Tumblr and content was shared regularly. The website received 6 millions impressions in 1 week and was trending worldwide on Tumblr.
“I want to present all of the dancers for the physical artists that they are in an athletic way, rather than what would be pleasing with a commercial aesthetic… flesh, sweat, feeling, muscle, and a live movement, no air brushing, no frills,”
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Inside Soundtrack 7 by Studio Remote
Creative Direction by Adam Rodgers & Imogen Snell
Art Direction & Animation by Stefan Endress
Code by Tomomitsu Kanai
All imagery from Soundtrack 7 by FKA twigs
Photography by Paula Harrowing.
Soundtrack 7 Direction & Music by FKA twigs
Choreography by Aaron Stills
Lighting design by Tobias Rylander
Cast: Chaldon Williams, Chloe Ferns, Chris Arias, Denzel Daniels, Eloise Sheldon, FKA twigs, Gianna Gi, Kaner Scott, Kenji Matsunaga, Keron Michael Proverbs, Naomi Weijand, Paris Green, Ross Sands, Ryan Goodrum, Ryan Heseltine & Simeon Campbell.
Excerpts from the poem ‘I find no peace’ by Thomas Wyatt