Laurie Anderson: The Size of the Con
Where: Brooklyn Public Library - Central Library
10 Grand Army Plaza
718-230-2100 Price: Free
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Ppioneering artist Laurie Anderson has been commissioned by Brooklyn Public Library to present the next Message from the Library lecture.
Anderson’s message, entitled “The Size of the Con,” will be available as a hand-printed chapbook promptly after her lecture. It addresses how to prepare for the 2020 election cycle and the tumultuous year ahead in the United States.
A biannual series, Message from the Library lectures ask leading cultural figures to reflect on today’s most precarious issues and is part of BPL’s mission to convene diverse voices in the Library’s safe space to have meaningful dialogue about the political, economic, social and cultural issues of the day.
Laurie Anderson is one of America’s most renowned–and daring–creative pioneers. Known primarily for her multimedia presentations, she has cast herself in roles as varied as visual artist, composer, poet, photographer, filmmaker, electronics whiz, vocalist and instrumentalist.
This event is accessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing.