BIOPHILIA

the manual

biophilia: the manual is a limited version of biophilia featuring the album and additional exclusive music in a specially created deluxe book edition.


the manual features 2 audio cds, including the biophila album plus an exclusive live recording of björk's performance of biophila during manchester international festival, in a 48-page, full-color, hardbound, cloth-covered, and thread-sewn book. the front cover features a lenticular panel with a 3D version of the front cover whilst the spine and back cover are foil-blocked. inside pages are printed on 170gsm matt-coated stock.


the manual contains essays by nikki dibben, design, drawing and live photography by m/m (paris) exclusive to this edition, and additional photography by inez van lamsweerde & vinoodh matadin.




cd 2: biophilia at manchester international festival

tracklisting:

thunderbolt

moon

crystalline

hollow

dark matter

hidden place

mouth¹s cradle

virus

sonnets/unrealities xi

where is the line

mutual core

cosmogony

solstice

one day

náttúra


recording credits

electronics, midi instruments and choir arrangements

matt robertson

hang, percussion

manu delago

choir conductor

jón stefánsson

choir assistant

andri steinn snæbjornsson

mixing

björk, sveinn kjartansson and david bracey

recording

david bracey


availability

the manual was made to order and is no longer available


biophilia: the ultimate art edition
the manual is also a part of biophilia: the ultimate art edition, a super limited art edition of 200 copies comprising of a wooden box, 10 custom made tuning forks and an individually numbered certificate. the ultimate art edition was made to order and is no longer available.







credits

production credits

essays

nikki dibben

design, drawing, photography

m/m (paris)

photography

inez van lamsweerde & vinoodh matadin

print production consultant

daniel mason

manufacture

something else



biophilia: the manual

prototype photography

will thom



björk