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Thank you to all who supported the Lot 2001 Kickstarter campaign! And many thanks to my fiscal sponsor Fulcrum Arts! We exceeded our Kickstarter goal thanks to all of you!  I am in the process of mailing rewards and everything is scheduled to ship by the beginning of April. If you missed the Kickstarter deadline and would like to donate to the Lot 2001 artist residency anytime, you can do so here. Donations are 100% tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

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When I got home from the ceramics studio tonight Orff’s Carmina Burana was playing on KUSC.  (I leave the radio on for  Juki so he does not feel lonely). This piece always makes me smile. I think it’s great when classical musical merges with popular culture- even to the point when it’s almost kitsch. (Magic Flute ringtones? Yes I have heard them on the street outside the Disney Concert Hall but that’s another story… ) So I’m not sure which orchestra was broadcasting tonight but here is a performance I found on  YouTube.

The best know piece is  “O Fortuna”. When you listen to this you will have flashbacks of multiple media moments. Totally kitsch!

Kickstarter Reward: Vintage Schnibbe Zines

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I wrote these poems in 1994-1995 when I was working as a dominatrix in NYC. This zine was first published in 1996 when I was a graduate student at CalArts and taking a zine-making class with author Nicole Panter. It’s hard to believe that all of this was over twenty years ago and that I am now fifty-five years old! If you want to know the thirty-something Margie you will find her in this zine!

risky behavior: a sculpture and poem for mary and me

sculpt_5354i engage in risky behavior to relieve stress?
i engage in risky behavior to relive stress?
i engage in risky behavior because i want to feel like a teenager again?
i engage in risky behavior because i want to feel like i’m in my twenties again?
i engage in risky behavior because i want to feel like i’m in my thirties again?
i engage in risky behavior because i want to feel like i’m in my forties again?
i engage in risky behavior because i want to be taken care of?
i engage in risky behavior because i like to feel pleasure?
i engage in risky behavior because i like to have fun?
i engage in risky behavior because i’m an addict?
i engage in risky behavior because i love you?