A work in progress, a participatory event to celebrate the charms of being in nature, the tragedy of birds disappearing every day, and the comedy of our slow motion response. This event involves bird callers, percussionists, aerialists, and singers.

Created to bring attention to the 2,000 fire towers scattered across the US as mini stages for environmental awareness, ready to be converted into shrines to Mother Earth.

Mary Mattingly, who created Swale, has a manifesto urging us to “reset the dial by working together on utopian projects. Be a Transgressor and an Empathic Lover. Remember that we have bigger battles to fight than those we may want to fight against each other.”

Ten years ago,  Lucija Stojevic produced with Deirdre Towers an award-winning documentary about La Chana, a gypsy dancer, a survivor of domestic violence with no formal education, who continued to experience moments of duende while confined to her house.  As the film was being made, La Chana made a come-back. Now in her early seventies, she was invited to perform at City Center in the Flamenco Festival 2020. She is the inspiration for this project.

LA CHANA, evokes the mysteries of rhythm, will, and suspense. La Chana dances a duet; she partners her soul, her inner light. She dances with total confidence in her instincts.

With her in mind, our projects are activism on the most basic level – aiming to empower everyone, no matter what their age, race, education. We hope to create a wave that makes everyone hum

This Little Light of Mine I’m Gonna Let it Shine …

“We are aeolian harps endowed with the power to expose ourselves to the wind of the Spirit.” Aldous Huxley’s The Perennial Philosophy

BREAD, A Tall Tale, 2024 film,  attempts to bring attention to the brave women who have prevailed in releasing their men from prison.  The Innocence Project and The Innocence Network.