Norton Lecture 4: The Road

Norton Lecture 4: The Road
September 20, 2021 laurieanderson_74v1v1


Laurie Anderson presents Spending the War Without You: Virtual Backgrounds. The Road is the fourth in a series of six lectures. The talk will consider technology, media hypnosis, radio, speed and invention.

About the Speakers

Presented by Laurie Anderson, one of America’s most renowned – and daring – creative pioneers. 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.

Introduced by Suzannah Clark, Director of the Mahindra Humanities Center and Morton B. Knafel Professor of Music at Harvard University, and Robin Kelsey, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Shirley Carter Burden Professor of Photography.

Moderated by Adam Curtis, a documentary filmmaker and a journalist at the BBC.