agrkovich at tmpeng.com
Thu Apr 11 13:21:17 EDT 2002
I suppose this guy won't write to THIS group again soon, eh....
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bob Parcelles,Jr. [SMTP:rjparcelles at yahoo.com]
> Sent: Thursday, April 11, 2002 1:04 PM
> To: Leps-List
> Cc: Newsletter Nature Potpourri
> Subject: Fwd: Re: Butterfly-performance
> I got this in my inbox and I guess like many of us PS hybrid 9 forgot
> to hit "reply" all. I wish to share this with all and in good
> conscience (see the word science in there?) I have penned a short
> reply AT THE END.
> Bob Parcelles, Jr.
> Estonia Bound with a net!
> --- "P.Sammerud" <hybrid9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 09:30:11 -0700 (PDT)
> > From: "P.Sammerud" <hybrid9 at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: Butterfly-performance
> > To: "Bob Parcelles,Jr." <rjparcelles at yahoo.com>
> > --- "Bob Parcelles,Jr." <rjparcelles at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > =================================================>
> > > --- "P.s" <hybrid9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > > Dear all,
> > > >
> > > > A strange request...In june I will be doing a
> > > performance, and it
> > > > involves the use of ca. 500 butterflies. In short,
> > > I will be
> > > > sitting
> > > > still, naked and covered in a sugarsolution,
> > > attracting hopefully
> > > > newly emerged butterflies brought for the purpose,
> > > to come and land
> > > > on
> > > > me since I am covered in sugarsolution. This will
> > > happen either
> > > > inside
> > > > or outside, not decided yet, however, it will only
> > > last about half
> > > > an
> > > > hour or so.
> > > > Now, I dont know how to go about it, in order not
> > > to inflict damage
> > > > either do the butterflies or the local habitat. I
> > > believe local
> > > > specimens is imperative, without knowing for sure
> > > (Estonia).
> > > > How can I do this in the best way?
> > > >
> > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated,
> > > ======================
> > > Hmmmmmmm! Quite a performance! May I ask is this a
> > > public or a
> > > semi-private, more *discreet* performance. The
> > > reason I ask there are
> > > several variables.
> > It is a public event;
> > www.hot.ee/timespace
> > >
> > > 1) How much of you do you wish to cover? I for
> > > instance would need
> > > LARGE butterflies.
> > Could mean you are small, or big, depend on what part
> > of your body your are most anxious to cover I
> > guess...No, seriously, the butterflies will make that
> > choice actually...I thought about 500 +/- would
> > suffice to give the desired impression, its not
> > imperative that my whole body is covered, far from...
> > > 2) How LARGE are you? Are you male or female? Oh, I
> > > see from your e
> > > mail address, you are a "hybrid".
> > I am a male, but actually I would prefer a female to
> > do it for me...However, I doubt that I could find one
> > willing in such a short time...So, to answer your
> > question; I am 190cm. high, and quite slim.
> > > 3) Do you have a permit for this?
> > Not sure what you mean, it is an official event, so I
> > would think that is no problem. Last year I
> > participated as well, though with a different
> > performance, but judging from what the participants
> > did then, this is nothing....:)
> > > 4) Do you intend to wear this "buttefly shirt" for a
> > > while, since
> > > some species are more active than others? Are you
> > > going to be moving
> > > around?
> > I would like to, but I dont know how the butterflies
> > would react to that, so sitting still i probably the
> > best...
> > Why can you only last a half hour or so?
> > I can last longer, if need be, but there are several
> > performances in the program, I am not the only one, so
> > it was a rough estimate. I dont know how butterflies
> > react, how long they would sit on me etc. Thats why I
> > asked my question in the group, you are the
> > specialists...
> > > 5) Is this exibition, excuse me ...performance,
> > > inside or outside?
> > I choose that myself. The performance festival will be
> > held in Paide, Estonia. Ideally, from an estethic
> > point, outside in the evening would be perfect, but
> > from a practical point of view, inside is most
> > probable, again dependent on what info about butterfly
> > behaviour I get. If inside, it will be in an old
> > castle from the middleages. A beautiful building
> > btw...
> > > ask this because outside can be risky. Does Estonia
> > > have large,
> > > painful ants?
> > Hope not:)
> > > 6) I know of breeders who can doe this but it takes
> > > time and money.
> > > Do you have much time?
> > Yes,
> > do you have any money?
> > Yes,
> > You
> > > know butterfies are
> > > not for free. I ask this because I have a fear that
> > > you may not be
> > > gainfully employed.
> > In fact I am, as well as being a professional artist.
> > I live and work in Holland, though the performance are
> > to be held in Estonia this summer, thats why I asked
> > about natural habitat etc...
> > I fear, quite frankly, that you
> > > may not have much
> > > time before the men in white suits with the nets
> > > might "collect" you
> > > and return you to your mental hospital.
> > Well, thanks for the concern, but since I havent
> > escaped in the first place, it is not a question of a
> > return as such...
> > >
> > >
> > > I have I last question...Are you Rene Boutin? :)
> > No,
> > but thanks for replying at least, I simply dont know
> > how to go about it in the best way, so I dared my
> > question to the newsgroup, though being classified as
> > a lunatic for doing so, I almost anticipated...
> > Regards
> > Petter Sammerud
> > >
> > > rjp
> > >
> > > =====
> > > Bob Parcelles, Jr
> > > Pinellas Park, FL
> > > RJP Associates, C2M-BWPTi
> > > rjparcelles at yahoo.com
> > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/naturepotpourri
> > > "Change your thoughts and you change your world."
> > > - Norman Vincent Peale
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