VISIONAIRE NO. 53: SOUND
This is a multi-media publication that draws on the talents of many people from the fashion and music worlds among others. This issue includes five 12-inch records, a Mini Clubman car player, two CD's, and a 34-page booklet encase in a sleek black dome. Artists include Towa Tei, Cat Power, David Byrne, Michael Stipe, Yoko Ono, Courtney Love, Alexander McQueen, Helmut Lang, Doug Aitken, et al.
Issue number 53 of Visionaire - a multi-formatted, themed album of fashion and art published three times a year - is dedicated to the sense of sound. Released in collaboration with British car manufacturer MINI, the issue features over one hundred original visual and sound pieces by musicians, artists and personalities like Michael Stipe, David Byrne, and U2. Each album includes five 12-inch vinyl picture disc records, two CDs for digital listening, a booklet and a portable battery-operated MINI Clubman record player.