Jarvis Cocker & Michael Clark
Clark and Cocker’s collaboration began with WHO’S ZOO? at the 2012 Whitney Biennial in New York, with Cocker’s former band, Relaxed Muscle. This was followed by New Work 2012, co-commissioned by the Barbican and animal / vegetable / mineral in 2013 at the Barbican. Clark has also been a guest on Jarvis Cocker’s BBC Radio 6 Music Sunday Service, to mark David Bowie’s 65th birthday.
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