Wednesday, January 04, 2006

The Ugly One with the Jewels

A Nod to Cultures, Colored Corn, and the Hope of Always Seeing More.

I love to listen to Laurie Anderson. I like that she has such a mind that explores every sound within that universe, and the dynamics of sensory perception and interpretation. Public Sleeping, for instance:  I like that she felt compelled to experiment by sleeping in public spaces just to see how the contexts affected her sleep, and her dreams. And that after she stopped teaching, she continued with the part that she did like the most – showing slides and making up stories in the dark. I can appreciate a Violin that Plays to Itself. My list goes on. Here is a sample –
About Laurie Anderson
Try the Ugly One with the Jewels

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