Fire

dsc_4983, originally uploaded by ++basta++. From the Fire cantastoria by Peter Schumann.

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YOU!

dsc_5053, originally uploaded by ++basta++. Andrea DiFrancesco performs Bread & Puppet’s Chicken and Earmuffs at Chicago’s Links Hall.

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Beheadings

More from the exhibition. The Beheading of Rahu, The Demon of the Inauspicious Time. by Parvathi Baul Kerala, India After her secondary school education, Parvathi Baul joined Kalabhavan of Shantiniketan as a student of Fine Arts. During her study at Shantiniketan she traveled widely in the villages of Bengal to meet Baul Gurus. Later, she…

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Betrayal, Murder and Punishment

This is one of the pieces included in the exhibition. La Terribile vicenda di Anselmo Forgiali (The Terrible story of Anselmo Foriali) Diamiano Giambelli/Teatro del Corvo Milano, Italy This text is a betrayal, murder and punishment story very typical of the repertoire of traditional Italian cantastoria of 19th and early 20th centuries, that often took…

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6×6

dsc_5375, originally uploaded by ++basta++. Diana Slickman improvises off of a scroll by Deborah Hunt.

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