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RITES OF PASSAGE 2013

The first incarnation of Rites of Passage took place June 7-10 2013, 
in the former Women's Club building in Pittsfield, Massachusetts,

& was co-created in collaboration with 60 local people (mostly women) ages 3 to 89.
WATCH THE 2013 TRAILER
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Peggy Reeves_ Hysteria 10 red ball copy_
 

Girlhood 
Adolescence
Sisterhood
Maidenhood
The Kitchen / Woman as Domestic Goddess
Cycles celebrating the menstrual cycle & the cycle of life
The Wise Wound honoring menstruation
A Womb of Her Owndedicated to pregnancy
The Closet of Collections / Woman as Archivist 
Hysteria— exploring wild nature, sexuality & mental health
Motherhood
Our Fathers— an altar to our relationships with our fathers
Menopause
The Web— honoring the threads of our interbeing
Animus— about woman's inner male 
No Longer Secreta series of small rooms about #metoo
The Body Room
The Elder Room
After All is Said & Done—an altar-room to death
The Re-Birth Canal— in ode to the vagina, death & rebirth

ROOMS of CURE 

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Cynthia Atwood.jpg
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Elizabeth Blackshine.jpg
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Sarah Ferholt.jpg
GALLERY
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Artwork Credits:

Header: Sarah Nicholson & Cynthia Atwood, The Re-Birth Canal

Gabrielle Senza, Hysteria

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