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  • Heart Of A Dog Soundtrack to Release 10/23/15

    The complete soundtrack recording of Laurie’s newest piece, Heart of a Dog, will be available from Nonesuch Records on October 23, 2015. The Nonesuch album is the full audio recording of the film, including all music and spoken text, and is available to pre-order now on iTunes and in the Nonesuch Store. A limited-edition print autographed by Laurie Anderson is

  • Cullberg Ballet to Premiere Laurie Anderson-Composed “Figure A Sea” 9/24/15

    Stockholm dance company Cullbergbaletten will premiere the Deborah Hay-choreographed piece “Figure A Sea” this September 24th. Laurie composed the music and sound score for this innovative dance program. For more info, see the Cullbergbaletten website.

  • “Heard Of A Dog” Acquired by HBO Documentaries and Abramorama

    Laurie’s film “Heart of a Dog,” centered on her beloved dog Lolabelle, has been acquired by Abramorama and HBO Documentary Films in advance of its world premiere on September 9th at La Biennale di Venezia. “Heart of a Dog” will receive its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and its American premiere at the New York Film Festival.

  • Laurie’s Work to Show in Geneva

    Laurie’s works-on-paper show “Night” will be exhibiting at Art Bärtschi & Cie in Geneva starting 9/17 and running until 10/31. For more information, click here.

  • Laurie Designs Poster for 53rd NY Film Festival

    Laurie designed the 53rd New York Film Festival’s poster this year. In doing so she joins an illustrious group, including Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Diane Arbus, and others.

  • Laurie’s Upcoming Appearance in Apocalypsis Featured in The Globe and Mail

    Laurie will be featured in the Luminato Festival’s upcoming revival of composer R. Murray Schafer’s Apocalypsis, showing in June for the first time since 1980. For more information, see here.

  • Laurie to Speak at Women In Music’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

    Laurie will be speaking at one of Women in Music’s 30th Anniversary Celebration events: “Innovative Women in New Music,” where she will be recognized by Women in Music and Composers Now for her pioneering spirit, inspiration and immense contribution to the musical landscape. More information about the event can be found here.

  • An Amphibian Fan of We Fall Like Light

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  • Culturebot Reviews The Garden Of Sonic Delights

    Andy Horwitz’s website Culturebot recently reviewed Caramoor’s In the Garden of Sonic Delights, featuring Laurie’s piece We Fall Like Light. Read the review here.

  • Caramoor – In The Garden Of Sonic Delights

    “We Fall Like Light” Opening June 7, continuing through Autumn 2014. Laurie has collaborated with Bob Bielecki and others to create We Fall Like Light, a site-specific fountain and pond with water manipulated by sound to appear to flow backwards. In her own words: “I am interested in stories that have a peculiar relation to time and are animated by

  • Pure Flow

    Laurie Anderson’s studio and Innovate Life would like to correct a recent erroneous story concerning her experience at the Pure Flow Spa on the morning of July 9th. At approximately 8:30 am Laurie Anderson had finished enriched oxygen treatment in the hyperbaric chamber and the chamber automatically turned off as planned. Although Ms. Anderson should have immediately been released from

  • River To River Festival

    On June 18 at 7PM: STORIES Laurie will be joined by the Annie Gosfield Trio – Annie Gosfield (sampler), Roger Kleier (guitar), Ches Smith (drums), Gerry Leonard (guitar), Doug Wieselman (horns), Eyvind Kang (viola) & special guests Steve Buscemi and Young Jean Lee. On June 19 at 7 pm: SONGS Laurie will be joined by Richard Devine (electronics), Doug Wieselman

  • Luminato Festival

    “Greetings to the Motherland” On June 16, 2013 at the Luminato Festival Ai Weiwei will skype in from Beijing and join Laurie for a dual rant about China and the United States. Joining them onstage for this historic exchange will be renowned musicians Greg Saunier, Eyvind Kang and Doug Wieselman. Says Laurie: “Writing songs with Ai Weiwei has been a

  • Forty-Nine Days In The Bardo Opens Sept 20th

    Laurie’s new art exhibition, Forty Nine Days in the Bardo opens September 20th at The Fabric Workshop and Museum. A multimedia body of work, Forty Nine Days uses The Tibetan Book of the Dead as a structure to explore the themes of love, death, dreaming, and illusion. Installations include texts, drawing, sculpture, projection, and sound. The show will be running

  • Laurie Named Artist In Residence at EMPAC

    The Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center at RPI announced May 9 that Laurie had been named its first distinguished artist in residence at RPI, with a three year term. Rensselaer’s press release for the occasion stated that “The residency provides Anderson with wide access to space, technology, and support for creative experimentation, but as important, brings the artist into

  • Laurie Anderson: Boat To Open May 12

    The first exhibition of Laurie’s paintings in New York, Laurie Anderson: Boat is due to open Saturday, May 12, 2012, at 126 Leroy St in New York. On display will be a number of Laurie’s works that bring the presence of the theater to the canvas. The show will also include a three-dimensional holographic reality entitled From the Air, as

  • Laurie to Play Tibet House Benefit

    Laurie will be playing at Tibet House’s annual benefit concert at Carnegie Hall on Monday, February 13th. Other performers will include Philip Glass, James Blake, Dechen Shak-Dagsay, Rahzel, and Lou Reed. Stay tuned for updates, and for more info, check out Carnegie Hall‘s website on the event.

  • Anderson & Anderson: Laurie in Conversation with Tenshin Reb Anderson

    In a benefit for Green Gulch Farm’s Hope Cottage, Laurie will be having a discussion with Tenshin Reb Anderson, Senior Dharma Teacher at San Francisco Zen Center and Dharma heir of Shinryu Suzuki-roshi. Tickets went on sale on 1/23/2012 – for more info, check out San Francisco Zen Center’s blog entry on the topic.

  • Laurie to Deliver SVA’s 2012 Commencement Address

    Laurie will be delivering the 2012 commencement address at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For more information on the commencement, click here.

  • Laurie’s Interview with Believer Magazine

    Laurie’s conversation with Amanda Stern of Believer magazine is featured in the January 2012 issue. Amanda, author of the novel The Long Haul, and Laurie discuss Buddhism, why artists create, and the anthropological possibilities of airports, among other topics. Click here to read the interview.

  • Laurie to Speak at Boston University

    Laurie is set to deliver the 2012 Tim Hamill lecture at Boston University’s School of Visual Arts on February 27th, 2012. The lecture will be free to the public. For more info, click here.

  • Academy of the Arts Dinner

    Laurie will be featured as a 2011 Honoree at the 27th Annual Guild Hall Academy of the Arts Lifetime Achievement Awards. The Guild Hall awards “annually celebrate the creativity of an outstanding group of artists and visionaries on the East End whose work has consistently delighted and whose commitment to the arts has inspired us,” according to the Academy of

  • 2011 Tour Starts September 27th

    Laurie’s East Coast tour starts on September 27th, featuring dates in Boston, Montreal, Kansas City, Burlington, and Providence. Check the calendar for more information.

  • I In U in Rio Tops 500,000 Visitors

    Final visitor numbers for Laurie’s exhibition in Rio de Janeiro, I in U/Eu em Tu, were 535,929–a stunning average of 6960 a day! Hosted at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil and free to the public, the show ran from March 29th to June 26th and was Laurie’s first solo show in Brazil. For more information on the exhibition, see

  • James Salter’s Raphael

    Laurie will be reading James Salter’s new short story Raphael at the Parrish Art Museum in Southampton, NY. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 631-283-2118, ext. 22 or 30. For more information, see the Parrish’s website.