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The best GIFs from FKA twigs’ ‘Soundtrack 7’ project

Our cover star alumnus kept a trippy, colourful GIF diary of her residency at Manchester International Festival

Last week, Manchester International Festival put FKA twigs in Manchester's Old Granada Studios for a seven-day residency of performance. Resident cool girl and high queen of voguing twigs created and rehearsed a new dance piece each day, and directed seven films around them.

"I want to present all of the dancers for the physical artists that they are in an athletic way, rather than what would be pleasing with a commercial aesthetic…flesh, sweat, feeling, muscle, and a live movement, no air brushing, no frills," twigs said in a statement.

Some lucky fans were able to nab free tickets for 30 minute slots during the rehearsal period of "Soundtrack 7". 

The work she produced for the residency will eventually become four performances scheduled for July 18 and July 19 at the Old Granada Studios, titled "Soundtrack 7: The Performances". A show we can already imagine to be a trippy, angel-voiced extravaganza. 

twigs set up a Tumblr account which acts as a kind of process diary, where she's been documenting the residency mostly in GIF form. We've rounded up some of our favourites below.