Writer, director, performer, and John Cage collaborator, Laura Kuhn is Director and cofounder of the John Cage Trust, and the John Cage Professor of Performance Art at Bard College. She will perform Cage’s Indeterminacy, a work of antecdotes, each, regardless of length, read precisely in one minute, accompanied by an “improvised” electronic score involving certain of Cage’s works manipulated by a DJ/turntableist. This performance features DJ Tadd Mullinix, Ghostly International recording artist.

A featured event of ONCE. MORE. - a 50th Anniversary Celebration of the ONCE Festival presented in collaboration with the Institute for the Humanities, the University Musical Society (UMS), the School of Music Theater & Dance, and the Center for Performing Arts Technology.

This lecture took place on November 4, 2010 as part of the University of Michigan School of Art & Design's Penny W. Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series. Established with the generous support of alumna Penny W. Stamps, the Speaker Series brings respected emerging and established artists/designers from a broad spectrum of media to the School to conduct a public lecture and engage with students, faculty, and the larger University and Ann Arbor communities.

Unless otherwise noted, all programs take place on Thursdays at 5:10 pm at the historic Michigan Theater, located at 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor, and are free of charge and open to the public. For more information, please visit:

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