Four years after Value, London based producer Louis Carnell aka Visionist has announced the release of a new album. A Call To Arms is out on March 5th, 2021 via Mute Records. “The Fold” is the first excerpt which features Haley Fohr. Watch the official video created using footage filmed of Jonathan Schipper’s 2016 installation, Cubicle, from the Rice Gallery in Houston, TX.
Visionist explains: “The song is about protection, usually a positive action – but not always. I see the action of folding as a form of safe-keeping or the first step to ruin. A fold can also be a protection in numbers or what could be considered a lack of individuality.” He continues, “Every Birdcage should have a door that is controlled inside and out, it is not enough to be admired if you cannot admire yourself.”
Talking about the video, he continues, “I’ve been thinking a lot about, and acting on the notions of repetition, routine, control. I came across Schipper’s Cubicle exhibition a few years ago, so when we first went into lockdown, it came to mind. The Cubicle demands patience and seeks evolution. At the beginning of lockdown there was a lot of Hope for new thought, but it was the creatives call for destruction under the old rule.”