The 22nd annual Chicago Humanities Festival is tech•knowledge—technology with knowledge at its center. Over 80 programs will take place November 2–13, 2011 at 20 venues in Chicago and Evanston.
Nov 2 : Laurie Anderson, O Superwoman Ellen Stone Belic Program
Laura Phillips “Laurie” Anderson is an influential American experimental performance artist, composer and musician who plays violin and keyboards and sings a variety of music and art rock styles. Initially trained as a sculptor, Anderson did her first performance-art piece in the late 1960s. Throughout the 1970s, Anderson did a variety of different performance-art activities. She became widely known in 1981 when her single “O Superman” reached number two on the UK pop charts.