Laurie Anderson @ Badminton
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Laurie Anderson is one of today’s premier performance artists. Known primarily for her multimedia
presentations she has cast herself in roles as varied as visual artist, composer, poet, photographer,
filmmaker, electronics whiz, vocalist, and instrumentalist

O Superman launched Anderson’s recording career in 1980, rising to number two on the British pop charts
and subsequently appearing on Big Science, the first of her seven albums on the Warner Brothers label.
Other record releases include Mister Heartbreak, United States Live, Strange Angels, Bright Red, and the
soundtrack to her feature film Home of the Brave. A deluxe box set of her Warner Brothers output, Talk
Normal, was released in the fall of 2000 on Rhino/Warner Archives. In 2001, Anderson released her first
record for Nonesuch Records, entitled Life on a String, which was followed by Live in New York, recorded at
Town Hall in New York City in September 2001, and released in May 2002…

…As a composer, Anderson has contributed music to films by Wim Wenders and Jonathan Demme; dance
pieces by Bill T. Jones, Trisha Brown, Molissa Fenley, and a score for Robert LePage’s theater production,
Far Side of the Moon. She has created pieces for National Public Radio, The BBC, and Expo ‘92 in Seville.
In 1997 she curated the two-week Meltdown Festival at Royal Festival Hall in London. Her most recent
orchestra work Songs for A.E. premiered at Carnegie Hall in February 2000 performed by the American
Composers Orchestra and later toured Europe with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra conducted by Dennis
Russell Davies.
Recognized worldwide as a groundbreaking leader in the use of technology in the arts, Anderson
collaborated with Interval Research Corporation, a research and development laboratory founded by Paul
Allen and David Liddle, in the exploration of new creative tools, including the Talking Stick. She created the
introduction sequence for the first segment of the PBS special Art 21, a series about Art in the 21st
Her awards include the 2001 Tenco Prize for Songwriting in San Remo, Italy and the 2001 Deutsche
Schallplatten prize for Life On A String as well as grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National
Endowment for the Arts…

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