About the Grant

$25,000 for Women Saving Their Own Lives (MAP 1992) by artistic director Rhodessa Jones, actresses Edris Cooper and Susan Sarandon, and Storyteller Teirrah McNair. Part of the Medea Project. Fifty inmates took part in a series of workshops from October through January, which was structured around literary sources and moths, from Dante’s Inferno to Akibu, the Reluctant Soul. From this process emerged a performance piece, Food Taboos in the Land of the Dead.

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