LAURIE ANDERSON: INVENTED INSTRUMENTS Thursday, April 26–Saturday, June 9, 2018 Ruth C. Horton Gallery Laurie Anderson’s Invented Instruments features a selection of the artist’s invented musical instruments and unusual musical scores developed over a quarter-century as key creative tools in the artist’s much-heralded career. More Information
Laurie appears on the cover of the June edition of The Wire. More active than ever, the multimedia artist and performer discusses a career marked by hybridity, borderless networks and a new interest in virtual reality. By Emily Bick. Read more at The Wire
Laurie appeared on Lauren Laverne’s show (with Tom Ravenscroft sittin in for Lauren) on BBC Radio 6 last week. Here are some clips from the interview. “The creative power of failure” “Our minds are the most powerful things we have. You don’t have to have that much stuff” Or listen to the entire 3-hour program Laurie also appeared on Tom
Chalkroom is now on display at the Phi Centre in Montreal as part of their Particles of Existence exhibition. The show runs from March 27 – August 12. More information is available from the Phi Centre.
Chalkroom a.k.a. La Camera Insabbiata by Laurie Anderson + Hsin-Chien Huang received the award for Best VR Experience at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. It was the first time that the festival has held a VR competition.
Laurie has several pieces on display at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA through 2018. The show incudes 2 new virtual reality pieces, the Lolabelle in the Bardo drawing series, a listening room, the Handphone Table, and a new ERST videopiece. More info here
Laurie recently appeared on the Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen interview show. Listen iTunes
Laurie talks about breaking rules, deep thinking, and finding inspiration in both oppressive and progressive times in this interview with Brandon Stosuy for The Creative Independent. Read
Laurie will be taking part in the METAMORPHOSIS festival in Athens on June 25. She will be giving a live talk, a performance, and a screening of Heart of a Dog. Full schedule and more information can be viewed here.
Tune in for a fireside chat with Laurie on RBMA Radio’s Big Ears Festival Marathon Saturday, March 19, at 3 PM ET: http://bit.ly/1TQswk1
Three video interviews from the Louisiana Channel (Louisiana Museum of Modern Art) A Life of Storytelling Advice to the Young Letter Exchange with JFK A feature piece from The Atlantic (June 1, 2016) Q&A with The Guardian (March 27, 2016) An interview with The Sunday Times (April 17, 2016)
The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art has announced a partnership with several artists, including Laurie, to fill a 90,000+ square foot expansion. The museum will be creating a series of installation galleries featuring Laurie’s audio and video works, as well as displays of her paintings, instruments, and costumes. For more, see the New York Times article published 11/17/14.
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Laurie has several pieces on display through 2018 at Mass MoCA in North Adams, MA.
The show includes 2 new virtual reality pieces, the Lolabelle in the Bardo drawing series, a listening room, the Handphone Table and a new ERST videopiece.Make A Viewing Appointment