Enclose the Divine: Euripides Fragment #109

I incorporated a text fragment from one of Euripides’ lost tragedies to an image of an abandoned dollhouse discovered on a sidewalk.  Informally, the piece is called Enclose the Divine.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining textual fragments of the lost plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The Fragment What…

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Love is The Fullest Education (Motion)

 Muriel Maffre, Ryan Tacata, Derek Phillips and myself performed a site specific theatre piece with the fragments of one of the lost tragedies by Euripides on Slacker Hill in the Marin Headlands. Informally, we called the work Love is The Fullest Education and the fragment relates the myth of Zeus’ seduction of Io in…

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The Man Who Knows: Euripides Fragment #115

At 5:40Am. on March 23rd, 2020 I incorporated a text fragment from one of Euripides’ lost tragedies with a site responsive approach to Environmental Art and Public Art (The statue: To Honor Surfing Statue) on Santa Cruz’s Westside.   Informally, the piece is called The Man Who Knows.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining textual fragments…

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Love is The Fullest Education: Euripides Fragment No. 91

At 6:57 a.m. on April 7th, 2016 Muriel Maffre, Ryan Tacata and myself performed a site responsive theatre production of a fragments of one of the lost tragedies by Euripides on Slacker Hill in the Marin Headlands.  Informally, the piece we called the work Love is The Fullest Education and the fragment relates the myth of Zeus’ seduction of Io in the form of a…

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No Man’s Friend: Euripides Fragment # 266 At Aquatic Park

At 5:55 a.m. on July 1st, 2015 we performed a site responsive theatre production of an unattributed fragment of one of the lost tragedies by Euripides’ at Aquatic Park in San Francisco.  Informally, the piece is called No Man’s Friend. based on Euripides’ fragments adapted and directed by Jamie Lyons with Val Sinkler & Jamie Freebury The Fragment… No man’s friend stays faithful to his tomb….

Pasiphaë

Denials from me will no longer convince you; for the facts are now quite clear. If I had thrown myself at a man in love’s furtive commerce, I should rightly now be revealed as lascivious. As it is, because my madness was a god’s onslaught, I hurt, but my trouble is not voluntary. Why, it…

Euripides, Cretans, Picasso Pasiphae

Cretans Inspiration…

Inspiration for a future site responsive theatre production of Euripides Cretans. Inspiration for a site specific theatre production of Euripides’ Cretans. The Cretan and Spartan laws were found to be faulty because they did not permit their subjects to taste the greatest pleasures. […] The pleasures of banquets are drinking and singing. In order to…

Euripides’ Sciron (E.49)

Satyrs, led as usual by their ‘father’ Silenus, are in servitude to Sciron; they tended, not their master’s animals for his enjoyment, but passers-by whom they lured with prostitutes Sciron then killed these unfortunate men until Theseus came by, destroyed Sciron, and freed the satyrs. The Fragments… SILENUS: Hermes, for you indeed… hold… You can…