Large mailings from Reed Altemus arrive wrapped in brown paper.
This one came with a letter from Reed. In it, he talks about going to New York and meeting Mark Bloch (the Panman), whom I haven't had any contact with in years.
The rest of the package consists of a sheet of 42 numbered Postflux Fluxpost artist's stamps (identical save for the identifying numbers upon them) and a sheaf of stapled pages entitled "Eight Event Scores." These are wonderful scripts for happenings and range from the humorous
In your car on the way to work, hold a banana up to your ear and talk into it
Conduct crucial business using the banana
Make important business decisions usng the banana
Call your girlfirend or boyfriend and make arrangements for a weekend getaway in the Poconos Mountains using the banana
Check the messages on your answering machine using the banana
Call the office and tell them you're going to be a little late today using the banana
to the Zen
Make no plan
to the impossible
Nose to navel – 1 minute
Elbow to chin – 1 minute
Knee to small of back – 1 minute
Big toe to opposite shoulder – 1 minute
Ah, if only!
Reed Altemus, Cover of "Eight Event Scores" (2004?)
un violon d'ingres