björk has collaborated with microsoft to create AI-generated music based on on the changing weather patterns and position of the sun. called ‘kórsafn,’ which means ‘choir archive’ in icelandic, the composition will be played continuously in the lobby of sister city, a hotel in new york’s lower east side that opened in the spring of 2019.
kórsafn uses sounds from björk’s musical archives, which she has compiled over the last 17 years, to create new arrangements. it includes that of the hamrahlid choir from iceland, which björk used to be a member of and featured in her experimental theatre show, cornucopia.
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