The artist, composer and film-maker on her favourite New York restaurant, the restorative power of Central Park, and the courage of rappers in addressing the current political crisis
Laurie Anderson is an artist, composer and film-maker. Her notable works include the 1981 single O Superman and the 2015 film Heart of a Dog, dedicated to her her husband, Lou Reed. Last week she organised Art Action Day, an event in New York promoting open cultural borders. Her album with Kronos Quartet, Landfall, is released on Nonesuch on 16 February, and her book of essays, All the Things I Lost in the Flood (Skira Rizzoli, £60), is out on 6 February.