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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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