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Laurie Anderson is not an easy woman to categorize. In forty-plus years of performing, Anderson combined music, visuals, storytelling, technology and a male alter ego into her performances. We talk with Anderson about her decades on the art scene and her latest album, which explores the darker aspects of American society.
- Laurie Anderson Performance Artist and Musician; her latest album is _Homeland_
Video of Anderson Performing
Anderson performs her piece “Only an Expert” during her 2007 European tour:
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