Wellington singer and multi-instrumentalist A.U.R.A. (aka Albert Mikolaj) has shared a masterfully crafted clip for his recent single ‘GI Wonder’. Directed by Andy Byers, who also worked on Italian film star Isabella Rossellini‘s Green Porno series, the narrative-dense clip depicts a protagonist moving past heartbreak to pursue a passion for interstellar exploration. If the gorgeous visuals for ‘GI Wonder’ take your fancy, head over here to scope out info on A.U.R.A.’s ‘Immensely’ tour, which continues this weekend in Auckland and Leigh. A.U.R.A. promises more music is on the way and generously took some time out to share a few words on his new clip with Byers…
“Ultimately we explore some kind of Transcendental Escapism, perhaps wondering what it truly means to be an artist.
Andy Byers owns Cosmic Dreamer Music the record label A.U.R.A is signed with. He is an incredible artist himself and truly was the mastermind behind this. I also had my amigos Haiku in Argentina do the animation. Andy showed Isabella Rossellini whom he was working with at the time on another project, she sent a lovely email and enjoyed it! That was a real treat.
You can read the full article and watch the video here.
The video was directed by our very own Andy Byers. Here’s what he had to say about the video: