Ann Hamilton: A Twitterscript

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 11:01am
Ann Hamilton: A Twitterscript

Don't tweet. No problem. A compilation of our tweets of a wandering conversation with a maker on language, time, and life as a maker.

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Trent Gilliss (@TrentGilliss),  Executive Editor / Chief Content Officer for On Being
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Ann Hamilton and Krista Tippett in conversation at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

In January, our host (yes, Krista Tippett) was invited to interview the artist and maker Ann Hamilton. The auditorium at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts was sold-out. With that type of energy, why not live-tweet the conversation? Here are series of small snapshots of their wandering, intimate conversation. I hope you'll get a sense of Ann Hamilton's poetic imagination and how she experiences language, time, and life as a maker.

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