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Sunday, May 22 • 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Laurie Anderson in Conversation

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Musician Jana Hunter of the band Lower Dens sits down with Laurie Anderson to discuss Anderson’s work, both past and present. They discuss Anderson’s contemporary work, Heart of a Dog and Habeus Corpus, and her views and usage of technology throughout her career, both as a tool and subject. Learn about the little things that have shaped Anderson as an artist, what she sees her “job” as, and her thoughts on the avant garde and art world in general.

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Laurie Anderson

NASA’s first ever artist-in-residence, Laurie Anderson is one of America’s most intrepid creators. She launched her recording career with 1981’s hit “O Superman,” her prophetic Eventide Harmonizer and vocoder-mediated meditation on Americana, commercialism, geopolitics, and race. This song was included on her first album, 1982’s Big Science. She also created the soundtrack to her feature film “Home of the... Read More →
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Jana Hunter

Jana Hunter is from Texas and lives in Baltimore. She's glad she grew up without a lot of money but sometimes wishes she had some now. Hunter studied classical music, released several solo albums, regularly contributes to other artists' work, and now plays in the band Lower Dens. There's more to that band than is readily apparent. Hunter's primary interests and work are in composition, production, synthesis, and integrating MIDI. She wants to... Read More →

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