Nearly every year for the past nine
years, Miriam has participated in
the Nevada County Altar Show,
which is meant to evoke and
coincide with the Mexican Day of
the Dead in the beginning of
This installation "Fear, Suspicion,
and Paranoia" was conceived at
the height of the anti-terrorist
fervor. The items strewn at the
base of the figures are copies of
old propaganda from World War I
The more things change....
Please visit the Nevada County
Altar Show website for images of
past years and other altars.