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Laurie Anderson: 'It's a great time to be creating new realities'

The avant-garde pioneer’s virtual-reality installation To the Moon is coming to Manchester international festival
Laurie Anderson: ‘There are so many sad things in the world. If you pretend they’re not there, you’re an idiot.’ Photograph: Tarnish Vision

The moon has always been a playground for the imagination. Since a cannon-propelled rocket pierced the moon’s surface in ’ 1902 classic , Earth’s only natural satellite has been a subject of fascination for film-makers and visual artists. It might be 50 years since for mankind, yet the moon

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