Laurie Anderson: To the Moon

Laurie Anderson was the first and last artist in residence at NASA. An avant-garde electronic musician of the 70s, she was called by NASA in 2003—the same year when Columbia space shuttle exploded—and was offered full creative freedom to create a theatrical piece about space travel. NASA has always had arts programs, even as early… Continue reading Laurie Anderson: To the Moon

Weird Worlds of Laurie Anderson

O Superman, O Judge, O mom and dad. Laurie Anderson is a storyteller, musician, sound artist, filmmaker, technology artist, and many more. Her piece "O Superman" is an eeringly beautiful video, performance, and music that is later regarded as an prophetic artwork about 9/11, about fear, about America, and about the Americans. Much later on she… Continue reading Weird Worlds of Laurie Anderson