Trip the light fantastic and Norwegian concept artist Camille Norment

I have a backlog of about 30 things to write about but why not toss off something quick and easy about Camille Norment?

And also, her piece at MOMA in NYC is called “trip light” which someone thought references the phrase “trip the light fantastic”.

Now I did think Procul Harem but it actually goes back to Milton and Shakespeare, who knew?

The sound sample uses Arvo Part, but she also digs, in a Norwegian via Maine way, Billie Holliday.

Meanwhile I am cutting to a Louis Menand piece in The New Yorker “Crooner in rights spat” about Rod Stewart being sued by someone who took his picture years ago,and he is using a similar picture to promote his Vegas production. Bonnie Schiffman. (10/20/14)

and1: it might take me ten minutes to dig this out of my phone, but I have a picture of a (name withheld) Norwegian maiden and her five yorkies, speaking of copyrights.


About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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