iamamiwhoami

Formed 2009.
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iamamiwhoami join Lauren Laverne in the studio

Lauren is joined by iamamiwhoami in the studio.

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Biography

iamamiwhoami is the electronic music and audiovisual project of Swedish musician and singer-songwriter Jonna Lee in collaboration with her long-time music producer Claes Björklund. Visual collaborators of the project include director Robin Kempe-Bergman, set designer Agustín Moreaux, cinematographer John Strandh, and fashion designer Mathieu Mirano.

Their videos in particular have spread virally, and the project is notable not only for its artistic multimedia output, but also the creators' leveraging of YouTube and viral videos to disseminate their music and music videos. As of 2012, iamamiwhoami has its own label "To whom it may concern." which is founded and run by Jonna Lee. In 2014 Lee founded WAVE; a directors collective within the label "To whom it may concern.". It consists of Jonna Lee, John Strandh and Agustín Moreaux. WAVE is now credited for iamamiwhoami's recent visuals.

Since December 2009, iamamiwhoami's music videos have been released in several series' from the project's YouTube channel whilst their music being available through online retail digital download. Running from an initial set of prelude videos to a series of full length songs, the videos and songs maintain a continuous story around Lee protagonist lead role. iamamiwhoami released their first physical album, the "audiovisual album" kin in 2012, while the initial full-length series bounty (2010) was released in physical edition in June 2013. By May 2013 a total of 24 videos have been released from iamamiwhoami's YouTube channel. To date, the project has also remixed songs for Moby and the Irrepressibles. As well as performing live in concert tours revolving around the releases of kin and bounty. An online performance art "concert" in support of the bounty series was streamed online in 2010, taking place in a forest.

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  • Founded MIAMIMIAO and To whom it may concern.

BBC Reviews

  1. Review of kin

    kin 2012

    Reviewed by Alex Denney
    A solid debut, but offering little to justify its makers’ ‘innovative’ reputation.