Read Online – Annie Lennox on her new exhibition “Now I Let You Go …”
Ahead of her exclusive MASS MoCA exhibition opening (which will include a talk and performance to mark the museum’s 20th-anniversary season), Annie discusses “Now I Let You Go …”
“Annie Lennox imagined a mound. A large earthen mound revealing pieces of her past she couldn’t let go. People would be invited to view these fragments, to learn about them, and, she hopes, to understand her beyond her musicianship. Perhaps they would find a connection to themselves.
“I knew that I couldn’t just let them go, just throw them away, give them away. I didn’t know how I was ever going to do that, but then I figured it out. It had to be something ritualized. It’s very emotional, because I’m not trying to make a career out it; I’m making an installation. It’s imbued with my life.” …