Art / Society

“I’ve just been in my own little bubble with Björk”: Meet the creative right-hand man of the Icelandic icon

By Clare McInerney

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What is it like to work with enigmatic Icelandic icon and Vogue Scandinavia cover star Björk? James Merry knows. For over a decade, the Gloucester-born, Reykjavík-based artist has been touring and collaborating with Björk as her co-creative director, most notably fashioning her striking, organic masks. We get to know the creative force trusted by a Nordic legend