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Breakfast with Laurie Anderson

Breakfast with Laurie Anderson

In conversation with the multimedia poet and performer

Laurie Anderson: 'I've spent 20 years of my life asleep. That’s longer than most people have been alive'Jillian Edelstein

Laurie Anderson's new show Delusion opens at the Barbican in London next week. Since the late 1960s she has been at the forefront of artistic innovation. From early pieces where she appeared in art galleries (wearing ice-skates in a block of ice that slowly melted), to her epic opera United States I-IV, she has carved out a niche as something between a poet, artist, technician, humourist, pop star and magician. We chatted over a coffee for breakfast in Paris last week, after I had seen Delusion the previous night.

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Delightful interview of Laurie Anderson by Peter Culshaw...made one want to be there having coffee with them.

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