Memorial Ritual by Linda Persson and Tears|Ov, part of Monica Sjöö The time is NOW and it is overdue!, Beaconsfield 2022. Photo Anna Jochymek

Tears | OV are Deborah Wale, Katie Spafford and Lori E Allen. They are an electro-acoustic trio producing soundscape and sample and sequenced based works in long form. Their are published on The Tapeworm, Bloxham Tapes and Industrial Coast. Together and in other collaborative practices they have performed at Tate South Tanks, Iklectik, Whitechapel and Chisenhale Galleries. In 2021 their most recent album Pluto’s Return was named one of Bandcamp’s Best Experimental. Other publications include Tears of the Material Vulture on the Tapeworm, A Hopeless Place on Wormhole Records, Girls Invented Noise on Industrial Coast and upcoming releases on Trouble in Mind.

Lori, Deborah and Lottie have co-composed the soundscape for Memorial Ritual, performed by Lori and Lottie by invitation of Linda Persson.www.lorieallen.com