This special performance is not included in all levels of TBA passes. Patron pass holder reservations required.
Drawing from recent experiences as NASA’s first artist-in-residence, Laurie Anderson creates an ambitiously large portrait of contemporary American culture. Conceived as the second in a trilogy of intimate solo works addressing concerns both personal and epic, The End of the Moon reflects on everything from war and beauty to spirituality and rampant consumerism. Anderson uses song, stories, and original electronic music in this riveting piece to suggest the fateful symmetry between journeys into outer and inner space.
Laurie Anderson is one of today’s premier performance artists. She has toured nationally and internationally with shows ranging from simple spoken word performances to elaborate multimedia productions. Her major work includes Empty Places, The Nerve Bible, Songs and Stories for Moby Dick, and her most recent solo work Happiness, co-commissioned in part by PICA and Leslie B. Durst. Anderson has recorded seven albums, notably Big Science, Mister Heartbreak, Strange Angels, Life on a String, and Live in New York. She is also an accomplished visual artist, composer, poet, filmmaker, photographer, and electronics whiz. Numerous awards and recognitions include a touring retrospective of her work organized in 2003 by The Musée Art Contemporain of Lyon, France, and grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment of the Arts. Currently she is working on a series of very long walks.