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Because the only two living examples with stigmata were women, there seemed to be some indication that women were more open to receiving the gift, but I believed with all my heart it could be given to me. One day, Aunt Vena received a promotional flyer announcing ‘Sister Linda’s Miraculous Gift of Stigmata: A Three Day Visit to the Indio Area’. It described how sometimes she bled pure blood, and other times she bled a clear scented healing oil. Putting the sweetest, holiest look on my face, I expressed my interest in attending.
She realized that to become a proper church lady, it was time to develop appropriate presentation. For revival church-wear, she evolved into something quite gigantic, dressing in outlandish fashions only worn by gospel singers in poor, small Pentecostal churches. Typical was a floor-length powder blue dress with white side-panels, puffed sleeves, and a matching floor-length vest. Her hair evolved into a giant beehive in many shades of blonde, complete with curled bangs and 49 Below: Ron Athey, preparatory drawing for Gifts of the Spirit: Automatic Writing (2010).
6. 49 On Athey’s homages to Bataille, see Dominic Johnson, ‘Ron Athey’s Visions of Excess: Performance after Georges Bataille’, Papers of Surrealism, 8 (2010), pp. 1–12. 50 See Nigel Spivey, Enduring Creation: Art, Pain and Fortitude (London: Thames and Hudson, 2001), pp. 91–92. 51 36 are referenced in loving homage and volatile cut-ups with highly recognizable imagery from the western classical tradition, including paintings of saints and other holy scapegoats, most notably the thirdcentury Christian martyr, Saint Sebastian, and his caregiver, Irene of Rome.