Jenny Hval: Norwegian artist says periods should be celebrated
Norwegian musician Jenny Hval has been praised after releasing an album featuring a song celebrating periods.
On the aptly titled Period Piece, the conceptual artist comfortably reflects on the natural process of menstruation.
"Don't be afraid, it's only blood," she reassures listeners over an ambient electronic track.
The song appears on the artist's sixth album Blood Bitch, which was recorded in a shed in Olso and is released on Friday.
Hval, 36, is known for tackling individual gender identities and sexuality and her latest work is no less political than her previous releases.... read more
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