Laurie Anderson is one of America’s most renowned, daring, and creative pioneers. Best known for her multimedia presentations and innovative use of technology, Anderson is a writer, director, visual artist, and vocalist creating groundbreaking works that span the worlds of art, theater, and experimental music.
Her recording career includes the soundtrack to her feature film Home of the Brave and Life on a String (2001). She has published seven books and her visual work has been presented in major museums around the world.
In 2002, Anderson was appointed the first artist-in-residence of NASA, which culminated in her 2004 touring solo performance The End of the Moon. Recent projects include Hidden Inside Mountains, created for World Expo 2005 in Aichi, Japan. Solo performances include Delusion, Vancouver Cultural Olympiad (2010). Anderson was awarded the prestigious Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize for her outstanding contribution to the arts (2007). Anderson lives in New York City.