BELOW ARE SOME OF THE EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE BARN.
Jill curated a series of literary readings and dinners in support of progressive causes in my barn. Authors included Joyce Carol Oates, Alice Waters, Liz Gilbert, Chang Rae Lee, and many others. A giant statue of Liberty puppet led 300 diners at one long table into the barn for the readings.
Jill curated an evening of a commissioned dance performance with Philadelphia’s JUNK troupe and six fifteen-foot tall dancing skeletons
Rolling Harvest Food Rescue Festival
Six massive strolling vegetables constructed of papier-mache circumnavigate a field to convey the story of food waste and food insecurity among the working poor in rural Pennsylvania
The Red Dress
A performance of an essay involving a twenty-foot-tall dress from which the author gave birth to herself.
The Year of the Anvil
A series of massive banner tableaux in response to a life-changing event.
Bread and Puppet
Brian Sander’s JUNK