An exploration of nudity...
'The Great Undressing'

Jenny Hval aims to start the New Year as she finished the old - with startling creativity.

The Scandinavian artist's 'Blood Bitch' won overwhelming critical acclaim in 2016, and new video 'The Great Undressing' will fuel this momentum.

Director Marie Kristiansen aims for an exploration of nudity, with the clip featuring a woman going about the ordinary activities of her day - except completely naked.

It's NSFW, obviously, with the director commenting:

“I don’t want to overcomplicate the message; it’s my opinion that the audience should interpret this film as it suits them. I will, however, tell you what inspired me to make the film. From an intellectual point of view I was intrigued by what would happen if you watched a naked woman totally ignorant about her own nudity going about a normal day. Would she be perceived as a sexual object? Or would her nakedness and femininity become something ordinary and natural? I have not tried to steer the film in the direction I thought was right, it´s more of an experiment that you should be the judge of. From a spiritual point of view the film explores loneliness and isolation in a world where capitalism and blending in are the two ruling factors.”

A remarkable clip, you can tune in below.

'Blood Bitch' is out now.

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