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Jenny Hval: The Practice of Love

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An immersion in music, literature and movement in a new piece from musician, composer and writer Jenny Hval.

Joined by experimental musicians, vocalists, dancers and video artists, Hval explores the connection between life, art and the nature of creativity. Drawing on 90s trance music, the artists create a kind of soundscape into which a set of projected words start appearing, slowly transforming the space into a living canvas for language and voices.

Combining electronics and pop with surreal aesthetics, Jenny Hval has been creating music that is at once boundary-pushing, atmospheric and catchy for over fifteen years.

This performance will start at the advertised start time and running times will be confirmed closer to the event

Presented by the Barbican in association with Bird on the Wire

The Practice of Love is co-produced by Black Box teater and Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival

The premiere is on 20 September 2019, Black Box teater/Ultima Festival

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