looking at music: laurie anderson

‘accommodating the consumer tv set’s small scale for her first music video, anderson used close-up shots, exaggerated silhouettes of her shadow-puppet hands, and her glowing face, illuminated by a tiny pillow speaker placed inside her mouth that emanated a prerecorded violin solo she modulated with her lips. she wired her head and performed a drum solo on her skull, turning herself into an instrument.’

at moma’s looking at music exhibition, june 10 – november 30, 2009.

meet & preorder: the oak family jewels this thursday

rest in peace dash snow