Ho'oponopono is the subject of a recent prayer performance I made during the summer of 2015. I was living in Bali and I was coming to terms with the huge mistakes I made with the hoop dance retreat experience I created called, Sacred Circularities. All has not been fully resolved yet, but this shamanic mantra of forgiveness is what pulled me through those difficult times. It was just about asking others for forgiveness but forgiving myself and making the determination to rect
These are some photos taken by my beloved cohort member, Patrick. They are the opening stances for yesterday's brief but trembling performance in the amphitheater space at Pratt. I called on Kali, the Destroyer and Mother of the World to cleanse me. I asked for help processing the confining terms of the institution. I asked for help feeling free while insanity rages around me. When She arrived, she was unstoppable and her intensity lit a fire in my heart that produced the pur
No no no no no. Not forgotten. Not dehumanized. Not reduced to the nightly news. Not in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the wrong thing. Not a hashtag. Not something to become immune to or to not care about. Not something to pretend is not happening. Not something to distort in order to ignore. Not the subject of replays of torture and hatred. No no no no no.