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photo by Meghan Strell

"... wrenching images that haunt the psyche and lift the spirits."

- Lucia Mauro, Chicago Sun-Times

Body of Work
WAX (V.) TO COME TO BE


January, 2000
Daughters of Memory Performance Series
Links Hall, Chicago [ review ]

Women encased in wax break free from their elegant shells and struggle to develop a relationship with visibility and vulnerability while learning to craft and shape their own lives. Thus begins a transformation from inanimate object to active subject.

wax (v.)
to grow, increase
to increase gradually in size and strength
to increase in number
to increase in size, quantity, volume, intensity, etc.
to increase in potency
to advance in power, importance, prosperity, etc.
to undergo the periodical increase in the extent of its visible illuminated portion
to become gradually greater or more striking
to amount to
to be born or created
to come into being, spring up, begin, arise, occur
to become gradually, grow
to become, turn
to come to be


Credits [ bios ]

CREATED BY
Meghan Strell
Charlie Levin

WITH DIRECTION FROM
KellyAnn Corcoran

PERFORMER/COLLABORATORS

Hilary Mac Austin    Charlie Levin
Sheri Doyel    Linda Solotaire
Heather Ireland    Meghan Strell

SOUND
Mark Comiskey

Presented as part of Links Hall Performance Series "Daughters of Memory" curated by Local Infinities.