This series developed into a performance piece premiered at the Berkshire Community College in 1997.
The performance consists of a computer projection of an animated version of the drawings via a LCD projector.
Nicole Peyrafitte sing the texts live accompanied by musicians.
Ovidís Fasti primarily inspired the texts. Some are directly connected to the rituals Ovid describes, others are
inspired by texts that have a relation -obvious or not- to the given month.
January: Pierre Joris, Janus Calendar
February, March, April, and September: Nicole Peyrafitte
May: Lemuria ritual from Ovidís Fasti Liber Quintus
June: Robert Kelly, "Injune" The Alchemist to Mercurey
July: Paul Cézanne, Cézanne Letters
August: Frida Kahlo, The Diary of Frida Kahlo
October: Pyrenean folk song
November: Stanza 1&2: Claude Pélieu: Round about Midnight
(Translated by Mary Beach) Stanza 3: N. Peyrafitte
December: Nicole Brossard, Flesh, Song(e) et Promenade
Click here to view live performance video
A cd-rom is available on request directly via Nicole Peyrafitte