so here’s a fine thing – thee good commandante Jay Christian and girlwoman Kellie Lynch collectively comprise the straw gods, performance troupe based in Portland, Oregon. I’ve collaborated with Jay before as writer/illustrator, and in particular on a series of short scribblings I produced in response to his On the Night Sea images.

image by jay christian

recently (dec 2008), the straw gods took these pieces of text and adapted them for performance in the Northwest Film Forum’s Left Field Revival performance event. filthy stripper bird gods. little souls in the afterlife. trouble. trouble.

so: youtube footage. check it out.