IGNITION Exhibit B... BJÖRK ART Following David Bowie’s super popular retrospective at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum, Björk is the latest musician to get a career celebration at New York’s Museum of Modern Art that takes in sound, film, visuals, costumes, and performances from the last 20 years. Intriguingly it also features a narrative of her life mixing fact with – no doubt surreal – fiction, co-written by Björk and Icelandic writer Sjón. Until June 7 2015. moma.org Future retro FLEXSON VINYLPLAY Considering 2014 saw the UK’s biggest vinyl sales for nearly 20 years, it’s no surprise to find a new generation of turntables which marry old tech with new. One of the best out there is the VinylPlay from British firm Flexson that allows you to stream audio wirelessly through your home network and convert your record collection into digital files. Oh, and it plays records too. £329.99 (€420) Flexson.com Travel companion PARROT ZIK 2.0 The first Philippe Starck-designed Parrot Zik headphones shook up the wireless headphone market with looks and intuition – including touch-panel controls on the side of the ear pad and great sound quality. The latest model is more refined, lighter, and has seven hours of noise-cancelling performance. The pair to pack on your next long flight? £300 (€380) parrot.com tech Improve your golf swing, digitise your old vinyl New Jack Swing, call Björk ART and then listen to all the results with a new Parrot on your ear, not on your shoulder Gadget wear If 2014 was the year the tech industry wouldn’t stop talking about wearable tech, 2015 looks like the year we actually start wearing it. Here are three of our favourites... THE ALL-ROUNDER: JAWBONE UP24 This understated band tracks activity and sleep patterns, even offering occasional vibrations to remind you when you’re slacking. £90 (€115) jawbone.com THE GOLFER: ZEPP Glove-mounted tech streams data to an app to help you understand why you keep hooking balls into the trees. £120 (€153) zepp.com Win ONE OF FIVE GOPRO CAMERAS WORTH £360 EACH What do you think of J-Magazine? Answer this simple question and others in our quick online survey and you could be in with the chance of winning one of five GoPro Hero 3+ Black Edition action-catching cameras. Go to: jaguarsurveys.com/april2015 10 j THE DYNAMIC ISSUE
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Jaguar Magazine celebrates creativity in all its forms, with exclusive features that inspire sensory excitement, from beautiful design to cutting-edge technology.
In this issue, we explore the art of creativity from the Brazilian masters who devised the graceful art of Capoeira, to the Irish artists mixing new culture with old. You will also discover the creative line that links Victorian wallpaper to the iPhone. While the multi-talented actor and performer, Riz Ahmed, explains why it is the right time to reveal his true self to the world.
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