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  • Party in the Bardo #8 with Jason Moran

    The eighth episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie and pianist, composer, and artist Jason Moran on WESU Middletown 88.1FM.

  • Party in the Bardo #7 feat. Anohni

    In show 7 of Party in the Bardo iconic singer Anohni talks about her musical inspirations, shamans, shape shifting, demons and New York City this week. Features the work of Yoko Ono, Diamanda Galas, Aretha Franklin among others.

  • Party in the Bardo #6 with Don Shewey

    Party in the Bardo is back! Today’s episode features guest Don Shewey and the theme is ecstatic music.  

  • Intermission in the Bardo

    This week’s episode of Party in the Bardo is a sort of intermission to the format. Without a guest this time, it’s Laurie from her studio introducing a selection of works by Brian Eno, La Monte Young, Pandit Pran Nath, Max Richter, and William Basinski. https://soundcloud.com/wesufm/party-in-the-bardo-episode-55-intermission-in-the-bardo-2hrs

  • Conversation with Jonathan F.P. Rose

    On Thursday, July 23rd at 2:00pm EDT, The Garrison Institute Forum on Pathways to Planetary Health hosts a conversation between Laurie Anderson and Jonathan F.P. Rose, Co-Founder of the Garrison Institute. This live webinar will be conducted on Zoom at 2pm EDT on Thursday, July 23rd. The webinar link will be emailed to participants within twenty-four hours of your registration. Registration for this

  • Party in the Bardo #3

    The third episode of “Party in the Bardo: Conversations with Laurie Anderson” features a conversation between Laurie Anderson and poet Paul Muldoon. Listen to the entire 2-hour broadcast at WESU 88.1FM’s show archives. LISTEN: https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/296309/party-in-the-bardo

  • A Good Read

    Laurie Anderson and radio DJ and writer Stuart Maconie talk about favourite books with Harriett Gilbert. Laurie chooses Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson. Stuart picks Sleep No More: Railway, Canal and Other Stories of the Supernatural by L.T.C. Rolt, one of the men who saved Britain’s inland waterways, and Harriett introduces them to Me Cheeta:

  • Party in the Bardo – Episode 2 (Bruce Odland)

    Party in the Bardo episode 2 is now available for streaming via WESU Middletown’s archive. The guest for this one is composer/sound artist Bruce Odland and the theme is Slowness.

  • June 5, 2020

    Laurie’s new radio program on WESU has launched. https://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-laurie-anderson-launches-party-bardo-radio-program-wesu-2020-06-05

  • Directors’ Fortnight 2019 in Cannes

    Laurie Anderson + Hsin-Chien Huang GO WHERE YOU LOOK! Falling Off Snow Mountain Aloft / Chalkroom / To The Moon Directors’ Fortnight 2019, Cannes May 15-25 Read More

  • Landfall wins Grammy award

    Landfall wins Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music / Small Ensemble Performance! Read more at Nonesuch

  • New VR Piece: “To The Moon”

    To The Moon is the latest VR experience by Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang. It is currently on display at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark until January 2019. CNN Style has a feature interview with Laurie available here.

  • Living in the Time of Being

    Laurie Anderson in conversation with Icelandic author Sjón, Live from NYPL Full Transcript

  • “Invented Instruments” at Moss Arts Center

    LAURIE ANDERSON: INVENTED INSTRUMENTS Thursday, April 26–Saturday, June 9, 2018 Ruth C. Horton Gallery Laurie Anderson’s Invented Instruments features a selection of the artist’s invented musical instruments and unusual musical scores developed over a quarter-century as key creative tools in the artist’s much-heralded career. More Information

  • June issue of Wire Magazine

    Laurie appears on the cover of the June edition of The Wire. More active than ever, the multimedia artist and performer discusses a career marked by hybridity, borderless networks and a new interest in virtual reality. By Emily Bick. Read more at The Wire

  • Laurie on BBC Radio 6

    Laurie appeared on Lauren Laverne’s show (with Tom Ravenscroft sittin in for Lauren) on BBC Radio 6 last week. Here are some clips from the interview. “The creative power of failure” “Our minds are the most powerful things we have. You don’t have to have that much stuff” Or listen to the entire 3-hour program Laurie also appeared on Tom

  • Chalkroom on display in Montreal

    Chalkroom is now on display at the Phi Centre in Montreal as part of their Particles of Existence exhibition. The show runs from March 27 – August 12. More information is available from the Phi Centre.

  • “La Camera Insabbiata” Wins Best VR Experience at Venice

    Chalkroom a.k.a. La Camera Insabbiata by Laurie Anderson + Hsin-Chien Huang received the award for Best VR Experience at the 74th Venice International Film Festival. It was the first time that the festival has held a VR competition.