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Warrior Girl became a meditation. I worked a great deal on looking to my higher self for guidance. I visualized myself at my strongest, without fear or sabotage and tried to see where I ended up. I had started back to school that year in January at the San Francisco Art Institute, only to find myself completely blocked creatively by my discovery and the obligation of making art for a grade. 

In June 1996, I was at a planning meeting for a Burning Man fundraiser, and a discussion came up about being able to have a rigger hang someone from their ankle...I don't know why, but I immediately had a vision for an aerial performance involving a giant spider web! I quickly wrote the script and handed it to the organizers. As they said, "you know, we can fill your spot if you don't finish," and "are you sure you can do this?". I built a 17 foot spiderweb, learned nautical splicing techniques, organized the music, went to circus school for a day to feel what it was like to be upside down and purchase equipment, choreographed my part of the piece, and worked with the rigger. All while choreographing 6 performers and myself in a fear ritual that was the second half of the performance. This performance was the representation of the freedom I was feeling from my discovery. I had found myself and nothing was going to stop me from my dreams anymore! "Psyche in Fairyland" was a success. 
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