• Jenny Barnes

Jenny Barnes (born 1981 Adelaide) is a vocalist, performer and video maker based in Melbourne. Barnes examines and mimics field recordings of Arctic mammals, domestic pets and birds to achieve an extensive and diverse vocal capacity. She studies the rhythmic cadences and pitch modulations of human languages and applies her findings to an improvisatory musical context. Barnes has travelled extensively throughout rural Australia, Western Europe and Scandinavia gathering fuel for her work into the musicality of language.