"NOTHING/EVERYTHING" flyer (by R. Standfest)
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


prop: mask
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


prop detail: mask
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


the setting
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after Action 1: "Adjusting the Music," comes Action 2. "Watering the Lawn"
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


view of the lawn table, and the Big Head with Bug Circle
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


action 3: "Pox" / Placement of the Pox onto the Big Head behind the Bug Circle
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


action 4: "Pit" / (Butterfield inserting hand into the bowl)
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Butterfield licking material off his hand
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action 3: Standfest removing hand from the bowl
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Standfest spitting pits into the bushel
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action 5: "Radio" / Butterfield tuning the radio
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action 6: "Gun" / Standfest preparing to apply lubrication to the gun, by putting on a latex glove
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action 6: Butterfield lubricating the gun.
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action 7: "House" / (Standfest removes the house from the lawn)
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Standfest places the house
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Standfest approaches the ladder with the rock
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Standfest lifts the rock
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Standfest drops the rock
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rock lands on house
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action 8: "Bug" / (Butterfield removes the bug from the house)
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Butterfield places the bug in the Bug Circle and attaches the bug tether to the pox on the Big Head
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Butterfield and a crushed house
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Butterfield vacuums
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action 9: "Read and Rock" / after replacing the rock on the ladder, Butterfield vacuums + Standfest reads.
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Standfest reads
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Standfest reads category six from "The 6 Families of Noises of the Futurist Orchestra" from Luigi Russolo's "The Art of Noises" manifesto (1913)
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Standfest vacuums himself + Butterfield reads
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Standfest vacuums beard
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Standfest sticks vacuum in mouth
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Standfest collapses on lawn
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Butterfield and Standfest remove ties
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Butterfield and Standfest remove shirts
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Butterfield and Standfest prepare to eat peanut butter
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Standfest rips the skin from his lubricated gun while Butterfield struggles
RYAN STANDFEST a theory of nothing and the sound of everything


Standfest takes aim at Butterfield while he still struggles to remove his gun skin