The Memory of Now, by IONE
IONE is an author / playwright / director and an improvising text-sound artist. In addition to multiple performances internationally, she has created numerous large music theater works with her creative partner and spouse, the composer Pauline Oliveros. These Include the opera The Nubian Word for Flowers; A Phantom Opera, 2017 Roulette Intermedium and NWF Pocket Edition, NYPL @Lincoln Center 2020. IONE‘s memoir, Pride of Family; Four Generations of American Women of Color, was a New York Times Notable Book on its publication. IONE‘s most recent opera TOUCH, with composer Karen Power, premiered at Irish National Opera in 2021.