While single men are often lauded as "bachelors," single women are sometimes derided as "spinsters" or "old maids." We talk with people living outside the conventions of marriage and childbearing about the labels we use, the decisions we make and the shifting cultural norms that influence us all.
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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