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Tammy Faye Tribute 2007

Tammy Faye Tribute. July 2007. Water In the Desert Festival, Cathedral Park, Portland, OR. Inadvertently made at the time of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner's death and using her iconic image, this site-specific piece employed small swimming pools, dribble sand castles, Lee press-on nails, heavy eye makeup, rolling down a long hill, and popping water balloons. Costumes by Diana Lang of )open((clothed).  Make-up by Lauren Hobson.  Music by David Rafn and a choir of friends singing an original score by Kathleen Keogh. Photos by Celeste Bicknell and David Rafn.