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New Rituals: Aïsha Devi feat. Asian Dope Boys + Pan Daijing

Aisha Devi & Pan Diajing

Clon presents two ecstatic multi-media performances, making their London premieres, which use Electronic music and visual art as the basis to explore identity and spirituality in the post-digital age.

Aetherave is a newly-commissioned performative, visual and sonic spectacle. At the heart of the piece are the rave-like sounds of Swiss-born Nepalese-Tibetan musician Aïsha Devi, who channels the ancient incantations and hi-fi beats heard on her new album DNA Feelings. Asian Dope Boys’s visceral dance stylings and the grotesque yet sacred imagery of Chinese artist Tianzhuo Chen provide a harmonic visual counterpoint to Devi’s sonic explorations.

In Fist Piece, Berlin based Chinese artist Pan Daijing explores the unsettling states of femininity through choreography, visuals and sound material from her 2017 record Lack. Tonight’s live performance features dancer Gregori Homa and video contributions from Ekaterina Reinbold. The resulting work takes the audience on a multi-sensory journey that’s simultaneously tender and fierce.

This performance has a recommended age guidance of 16+ due to nudity and some images that may not be suitable for younger audience members.

Please note that this performance contains strobe lighting.

This performance will begin promptly at the advertised start time and is expected to finish by 10.30pm (subject to change)

Produced by the Barbican in association with Clon. Curated by Estela Oliva. Supported by the Goethe-Institut London


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Watch: Aïsha Devi 'Mazdâ'

Take a glimpse into the world of Tianzhuo Chen, who directed this music video for Aïsha Devi and will be collaborating with her on this performance. 

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Listen: Pan Daijing - Lack

Listen to performance artist/musician Pan Daijing's first major work, Lack.



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Listen: Aïsha Devi - DNA Feelings

Listen to Nepalese-Tibetan Aïsha Devi futuristic second album, DNA Feelings.

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