Unheard Bob Dylan track released with work from Magnum photographers and Anthony Burrill

Bob Dylan’s latest music video – for a previously unreleased version of Not Dark Yet – combines the work of several major names from across the creative industry. Anthony Burrill provides typography throughout the project while director Clemens Habicht has selected a range of historic Magnum photography for the video, working with Josh Cheuse on creative direction. The ultimate aim is “to produce a film that speaks of the passing of time, our place in history and the human connection that defines our lives”, a release explains.

Type-wise, Burrill signatures can be spotted immediately. The palette leverages black and white, with “a little hint of yellow here and there” – visual tendencies the designer described his penchant for in our 2022 interview on his design archive. (“I think the power of black and white – the way it’s so strong, and the contrast – is just incredible.”) Elsewhere, the video shows traces of Burrill’s pre-digital roots and links to traditional printing.

Not Dark Yet also features the work of photographers including Chien-Chi Chang, Elliott Erwitt, Alex Webb, Hiroji Kubota and Nikos Economopoulos and Thomas Hoepker.

It’s been a busy month for Burrill. From 11-5 Feb, the graphic designer will display his recent body of work at You Have The Answer. The exhibition explores the ampersand as an embodiment of the connection between humans – and a longstanding component of the designer’s work.

Bob Dylan’s Not Dark Yet features photography by:

Wayne Miller
Elliott Erwitt
Ian Berry
Alex Webb
Burt Glynn
Richard Calvar
Leonard Freed
Eve Arnold
Alex Majoli
Paul Fusco
Dennis Stock
Guy Le Querrec
Thomas Hoepker
Raymond Depardon
Danny Lyon
Christopher Anderson
Jonas Bendiksen
Chris Steele-Perkins
Nikos Economopoulos
Paolo Pellegrin
Peter Marlow
Rene Burry
Chien-Chi Chang
Eli Reed
Hiroji Kubota

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