from Fête la Femme
black ink on paper
14" x 17"
The Goddess with a upraised arms and parted legs gave birth to the universe and the world.
As the possessor of the secret of life, women’s dances and utterance had magic and binding
significance, helping to release the life forces not into chaos but into harmonious activity. In their
dances women imitated the animals especially birds and snakes and resonated with natural energies of the earth