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Laurie Anderson

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Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.

— Laurie Anderson


History is an angel being blown backwards into the future

— Laurie Anderson

#song-lyrics #walter-benjamin #song-lyrics

and there was a beautiful view but nobody could see cause everybody on the island was saying look at me

— Laurie Anderson


And there was a beautiful view, But nobody could see. 'Cause everyone in the Island was saiyng, Look at me! Look at me!

— Laurie Anderson


I think women are excellent social critics.

— Laurie Anderson

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I'm not usually where I think I am. It's kind of spooky.

— Laurie Anderson

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A lot of words in English confuse the idea of life and electricity, like the word livewire.

— Laurie Anderson

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The fewer expectations you have, the better.

— Laurie Anderson

#expectations #fewer #you

I don't take compliments so well. I always hang my head and shuffle and kind of try to immediately forget.

— Laurie Anderson

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My job is to make images and leave the decision-making and conclusion-drawing to other people.

— Laurie Anderson

#images #job #leave #make #other

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The PSAs were frequently shown between music videos on VH-1 in early 1990. In May/June 2010 Anderson curated the Vivid Sydney festival in Sydney Australia together with Lou Reed. Films
Dearreader: How to Turn a Book Into a Movie - 1974
System ohne Schatten/Closed Circuit - 1983
Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson - 1986
What You Mean We? - 1987
Hotel Deutschland - 1992
The Rugrats Movie - 1998 (provided character voice)
Life on a String - 2002
Hidden Inside Mountains - 2006

Saturday Night Live - musical guest 1986 [1]
Alive from Off Center - host 1987

The Path to Tranquility by His Holiness the Dalai Lama - co-narrator 1999
The Body Artist by Don DeLillo - sole narrator 2001

United States (HarperCollins 1984) ISBN 0-06-091110-7
Stories from the Nerve Bible: A Twenty-Year Retrospective (HarperCollins 1994) ISBN 0-06-055355-3
Dal Vivo (Fondazione Prada 1999) ISBN 88-87029-10-5
Night Life (Edition 7L 2007) ISBN 3-86521-339-1.

Initially trained as a sculptor Anderson did her first performance-art piece in the late 1960s. She also starred in and directed the 1986 concert film Home of the Brave. Laura Phillips "Laurie" Anderson (born June 5 1947) is an American experimental performance artist composer and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings in a variety of experimental music and art rock styles.

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