Re: [thewire] Miranda July is fluff
- i've never seen her perform live--only heard her albums, which i love, and
seen one of her short films. this isn't her work, but the short film
collection "I Saw Bones," with works culled from the Big miss Moviola project,
has some gems in it. I'm not very familiar with Laurie Anderson's work
(except for a couple of tracks I've heard from her), but I'll be sure to check
it out. In any case, I don't worship her: I simply enjoy what I've heard and
seen of her work.
> Those who "adore" Miranda July are worshiping an emperor with no clothes.
> She has a lot less substance than Laurie Anderson did in her heyday.
> I saw July's show - the hype was 80% undeserved, there was nothing to it.
> What a big waste of the over $3000 which she got.
> Simply repeating the words "Whitney Biennial" over and over again does
> not make something interesting (though, you'd think it would).
> Oh, she can make boring electronic melodies and respond to a bunch of dots
> on a prerecorded video tape. How late 70s.
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