Jenny Hval – “Innocence Is Kinky” Video (NSFW)

By Liz Pelly / July 13, 2013

Jenny Hval is an experimental Norwegian singer and writer who has been playing music for nearly ten years in Oslo. Since 2006, she has released four full-length records; two under the moniker “Rockettothesky” and two under her own name. Hval’s most recent, Innocence is Kinky, was released in the US in May via Rune Grammofon. With her intriguing compositions, Hval sings in a straightforward yet challenging manner about gender and sexuality. (It’s telling that Hval is also a poet and and author.) That sense of provocative thinking comes across in her video for “Innocence Is Kinky,” a *NSFW* visualization that seems to comment on the ways we are socially conditioned to relate with and perceive women’s bodies. Check it out below.