& Danger Mouse
’s “Lux Prima” is one of the year’s best albums so far — but it’s more than an album. “An Encounter with Lux Prima – The Art of Collaboration,” a short documentary chronicling the 18-month development of their multisensory art installation “An Encounter With Lux Prima” premieres today exclusively on Variety
. Watch the piece — directed by Luisa Conlon
and Max Knight
, produced in partnership with Dropbox and featuring interviews with many of the installation’s collaborators —below.
“An Encounter with Lux Prima
” is described as “an immersive, communal listening experience intended to be the living nucleus” of the album, which was released in March on BMG
(and received a rave review in Variety); the pair also gave a Times Talk about the album with a brief performance.
The show premiered last month at Los Angeles’ Marciano Art Foundation, with an opening gala attended by David Lynch