Archive for the ‘Boston Globe’ Category

Goddesses, Empresses, and Femmes Fatales

Sunday, October 31st, 1993

For the ancient Greeks, theater was a Dionysian ritual, and in the amphithe­ater of Perg­amon, you can still feel that myth­ical inten­sity. The steep incline of the stone seats creates a tremen­dous focus of energy on the stage. When I stood at the center and sang, I felt my voice ampli­fied, sound waves vibrating in the air.

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Ritsuko Taho

Wednesday, December 14th, 1988

RITSUKO TAHO’s ever-changing instal­la­tion is a spare but elegant invi­ta­tion to partic­i­pate in a work of art, both liter­ally and metaphor­i­cally – by bringing more leaves, and by making a leap of imag­i­na­tion that trans­forms a heap of trash on a vacant lot into a poem in silver and brown.

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