Over the course of the afternoon Olga's austere manner remained constant as she frolicked in the dandelion field, waded ankle deep into the muddy river and knelt in the dank garden bed. Between each of these activities and others, she composed herself in an almost matronly manner as she changed her stockings and hung up each newly stained pair for all to see. By the end of the day seven or eight pairs hung from the line complete with notes of her adventures.
Much performance art is about endurance, not just of the performer but of the audience too. Olga's deadpan resolve in Lady Goes To Nature was enthralling, particularly considering how little really happened with much left unsaid about social and cultural conventions.