http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-make-delusion-highlight-this-years-brighton-festival-bbc-6-music-2011-05-25May 25, 2011|1 comments
Laurie Anderson brings her latest piece, Delusion, to the Brighton Festival with a performance at the Brighton Concert Hall Thursday night, preceded by a conversation there tonight about her work, her influences, her collaborations, and her thoughts on art, language, and storytelling. She spoke with BBC 6 Music about Delusion, which the BBC calls "a highlight of this year's Brighton Festival." The tour continues in Germany this weekend, followed by shows in Spain, Portugal, Greece, and beyond.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Radiolaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/video-the-kitchen-in-nyc-celebrates-40-years-honors-philip-glass-2011-05-13May 13, 2011|0 comments
Earlier this month, The Kitchen, the NYC non-profit performance and visual arts space, celebrated its 40th anniversary by honoring Philip Glass in a gala benefit. The gala also included the premiere of a short film that looks back on the organization's history of supporting innovative artists and includes interviews with Glass, Laurie Anderson, Rhys Chatham, and others, along with photos, and audio and video footage of performances from throughout the Kitchen's 40 years, including early sets from Alarm Will Sound, Bill T. Jones, Beastie Boys, and Talking Heads. Watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Videolaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-launches-international-spring-summer-tour-2011-05-05May 05, 2011|1 comments
Laurie Anderson launches an international spring and summer tour at the Donau Festival in Austria tonight. The tour includes performances at venues and music festivals in Germany, the UK, Spain, Portugal, Greece, the Netherlands, Israel, Norway, and Ireland. Anderson returns to her home city of NYC to perform at the River to River Festival and Lincoln Center Out of Doors later this summer. She recently spoke with the BBC about technology in music. "The Laurie Anderson sound has evolved as she grasped new technologies," says the BBC, "adapting instruments and software to suit her genre-defining artistic vision."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-featured-art-review-cover-story-museums-showcase-her-work-2011-04-06April 06, 2011|1 comments
Laurie Anderson is the subject of the cover story of Art Review magazine, which coincides with the Barbican exhibition featuring Anderson's work from 1970s New York. The article examines Anderson's explorations of sound and voice, from her early "tape-bow violin" experiments to her latest album, Homeland. Anderson will perform in the Concert for Japan in New York City this weekend and will read a short story by James Salter at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton the following weekend. Later this month, she will emcee a poetry event for the PEN World Voices Festival at the 92nd Street Y.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-retrospective-exhibition-opens-rio-de-janeiro-2011-03-30March 30, 2011|1 comments
Laurie Anderson is featured in a new exhibition at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro titled I in U (Eu em Tu). The retrospective show presents original works produced by Anderson from the 1970s to today, featuring installations, photographs, drawings, videos, music, and more. The exhibition opened yesterday and runs through June 26. Anderson performs at Japan Society's Concert for Japan on April 9 and will tour Europe starting in May.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-philip-glass-perform-japan-society-concert-benefit-japan-earthquake-relief-fund-2011-03-17March 17, 2011|1 commentsLaurie Anderson, Philip Glass to Perform at Japan Society Concert to Benefit Japan Earthquake Relief Fund
Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, John Zorn, and Lou Reed will be among the artists performing at the Concert for Japan, a 12-hour event on April 9 presented by NYC's Japan Society to benefit organizations that directly help people affected by the earthquake and tsunamis that struck Japan. Additional activities will be available for all ages, including making paper cranes and washi lanterns for good luck, basic Japanese language classes, and access to the exhibit Bye Bye Kitty!!!. All proceeds will go to Japan Society's Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-performance-rebroadcast-talks-nyc-92nd-street-y-2011-03-10March 10, 2011|0 commentsLaurie Anderson's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" Performance to Be Rebroadcast; Anderson Talks at New York's 92nd Street Y
Laurie Anderson's recent performance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will be rebroadcast tonight on NBC. She performed an excerpt of "Another Day in America," off her album Homeland, with her male alter ego, Fenway Bergamot, contributing vocals. Prefix, in a recap of the performance, says: "Anderson’s command of drama is still palpable. Respek!" She speaks about her work with Robert Storr, dean of the Yale University School of Art, at New York's 92nd Street Y tonight.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Televisionlaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/barbican-opens-new-exhibit-laurie-anderson-trisha-brown-gordon-matta-clark-pioneers-downtown-scene-nyc-1970s-2011-03-03March 03, 2011|0 commentsBarbican Opens New Exhibit: "Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s"
The work Laurie Anderson created while living in downtown New York City in the 1970s is inextricably linked to the place and time in which it was made. These are the focus of a new exhibit opening today at the Barbican Art Gallery in London titled Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene, New York 1970s. Anderson will be speaking about her work with Robert Storr, dean of the Yale University School of Art, at the 92nd Street Y in New York City next Thursday.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newslaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/video-laurie-anderson-performs-from-homeland-on-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-2011-02-25February 25, 2011|9 comments
Laurie Anderson was the musical guest on NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. She performed an excerpt of "Another Day in America," off her latest album, Homeland, accompanied by Colin Stetson on saxophone and Rob Burger on accordion, with her male alter ego, Fenway Bergamot, contributing vocals. Watch the performance here, along with an excerpt from the Homeland DVD about the making of the album.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Televisionlaurie andersonhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/laurie-anderson-performs-late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-curate-poetry-event-pen-world-voices-festival-2011-02-24February 24, 2011|1 commentsLaurie Anderson Performs on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," Will Curate Poetry Event at PEN World Voices Festival
Laurie Anderson is the musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight. Tune in for a performance of an excerpt of "Another Day in America," off Anderson's latest album, Homeland, featuring her male alter ego, Fenway Bergamot. The New York Times says the song "suggests creative roads not taken." PEN World Voices Festival has announced that Anderson will participate in the festival this spring; she'll curate an evening of poetry, featuring Antony and the Johnsons.