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Tableau Vivant of The Delirium Constructions is a collaborative assemblage of artistic disciplines, exploring & illuminating humanity.

This video was created with the help of our friends at Patch Production

Beginning in 2013, my team and I are launching a TWO-YEAR-LONG GLOBAL TOUR of my multi-disciplinary performance art project, Tableau Vivant of The Delirium Constructions (complete description below/full performance video HERE). Traveling with a select group of Tableau vocalists, string players, and models, the vast majority of participants will be cast locally, allowing for each performance to draw its identity from within the existing community.

Musical elements will be drawn from each city, incorporating new musical repertoire into the performance, derived from site-specific cultural tradition and native folklore. Building community and connectivity through artTableau will act as a pilgrimage, leaving behind a trail of tradition in the form of folklore, exposing simple, universal human truths (life, death, and love).  Fusing societies, Tableau will transcend other methods of communication, acting as a vehicle for cultural exchange and expansion.

Tableau Vivant of The Delirium Constructions is a 75-minute, 120-body performance event, derived from the processes and methods of my still photographic series, which explores disparate characters and themes brought together in the same space to study improbable, close interactions. The performance itself exists within the larger framework of a 4-5 hour audience-integrating nightlife experience

Performances begin in silence and stillness, as the audience confronts a static composition: a stack of human forms.  As the performance unfolds these forms come to life, singly and in groups, alternating between static pose and surging gesture. Music emerges, evolving into choral harmonies; visual relationships are born and torn asunder; tension rises, only to dissipate. Finally, the performance melts into the crowd, eliminating the boundaries between the observer and the observed.

Unlike traditional theatre, the art of Tableau is rooted in the identities and interactions of the people involved—most of whom have little or no experience in performing arts of any kind. They are a “self-selecting” community, and the content is drawn from their personal histories and rapidly developing relationships with each other—in turn eliminating the artifice of “acting.”

In sum, Tableau is performance, tip-toeing on the edge of immersive theatre. It is music, incorporating classical aria, local folk song, choral drones, and string instruments. It is dance, juxtaposing organic, arrhythmic gesture with choreographed movement. It is visual spectacle, as one-hundred-twenty people pose and move in a range of costume: historical dress, contemporary fashion, nakedness. Finally, it is experiment; together, creating moments of truly original, highly improbable intimacy.

To see what we have tried to put into words above, visit The Delirium Constructions Vimeo page, with video footage available from select past performances (2009-2011). 

For a Comprehensive Tour Deck, click HERE to download.

(From left: Laura At Evelyn's, Pearl Ring, Wilson Pickering Freich)

The Delirium Constructions was formally conceived in 2002 as a still photographic body of work, though themes from the series had been present in Small’s photographs since her early teens. The Delirium Constructions, as live performance and film, did not exist until 2009 when Small set out to create an experimental immersive art experience as part of her annual marketing event. Although her original aim was to promote curiosity about her photography, upon the event’s conclusion, Small became entranced by the enormous potential for creative expansion through further performative incarnations. 

Since 1994, Small’s photographic works have been showcased in hundreds of exhibitions, nationally and internationally. She has been granted nearly fifty awards, and has been published worldwide in print contexts, including literary journals, fashion magazines, album covers, newspapers, coffee table books, and fine art publications, including Vogue, Life, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times.

(From left: Molly And EllyMay, Two Mollys On Blue, Laura And The White Stoic Peacock *All 3 available as part of the Delirium Constructions Construction incentive package!)

Standing amongst the painting galleries at the Louvre, Small was struck by the diversity of emotions, gestures, expressions, and meanings shouting out from the confines of the neatly framed canvases on every wall. Small imagined what it might be like if the frames melted away and the subjects stepped forward into the gallery to intermingle with each other – for the tragic to comfort his comic neighbor or for the grotesque to argue with the naïf next door. Such unseemly and discordant pairings were already a driving interest behind her still photographic project, The Delirium Constructions, yet the idea of invigorating the still image, so that the previously passive viewer is suddenly immersed within the narrative, was tantalizing to Small – and she set out to explore this idea further. 

Within all of her Tableaux, Small seeks to celebrate the human form in all of its diversity. Her use of nude models references the rich history and tradition of tableaux vivants, drawing from the works of master painters from the early Renaissance through the 19th century. Small presents her frozen models on podiums of varying heights, against austere white backdrops, displaying the models as if they were classical statuary. Fully and partially dressed models are juxtaposed with nudes in close proximity, challenging the audience to consider the differences and similarities between the naked and clothed human forms. Through these visual combinations, Small exposes a straightforward look at human identity. The final presentation to the audience—a skyline of human forms—achieves sculptural and architectural weight, as the viewer scans among the static models and groups, reading the ‘painting’ as one does a great work of art displayed on a museum wall.

Small’s Tableaux reach the young and the elderly, people of all classes and backgrounds; non-artists and artists alike, the working class and the celebrity, the imperfect and the trendy, the intellectual, the scientific, the philosophical, and the fashionista.

Throughout the course of the evening, audience members gradually transition from passive onlookers to participants in an interactive, party-like atmosphere. Upon entering the space, the Tableau Vivant exists as a static image, presented as a painting would be. During the 75-minute performance, the ambiance begins to shift as the piece comes to life, safely inviting the audience in, by way of sound and sight. Small herself emerges from amid the audience, directly confronting and handling performers as she maneuvers around the stage.

As the Tableau concludes, performers and musicians enact a recessional exit from the stage, immersing themselves into the audience, allowing for both direct and indirect interactions, promoting a dissolve of boundaries outside of social custom and norms. Food and drink adds to the communal, festive atmosphere of the event space, elevating the evening from spectacle to celebratory happening. It is the infusion of sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch—a demand on each of the basic senses— which pulls the “attendee” out of a passive regard, and makes the audience one with the evening’s performers.

Patrons leave Small’s live events with lasting bonds—ties to themselves, to one another, and to the community at large. In each city, Small’s Tableaux generate a dialogue of safe, close, cultural connections, leaving behind a legacy to grow with time. 

I am constantly in search of how to open myself more. Since [ Tableau ] I have lived knowing that it is possible. ~Heather Van Uxem Lewis

I have never felt so safe with a group of strangers... We summoned an energy that most people do not get to experience in their lifetimes; and now I carry that with me forever... ~Michael Angelo

The art was so profound, I wanted to share it with everyone in my life... I have elevated insight into the human condition because of Sarah. ~Shelley Thomas

It was the greatest of all (art experiences) I’ve ever experienced and deeply spiritual... If only its waves could cover and contaminate the world! ~Cully Firmin 

I feel as though something really momentous and important has happened in my life. ~Kira Kupfersberger

Her eyes were opened to a new kind of art, a collaborative, live, and ever-changing piece that deeply connected her to herself... at one time she struggled with an eating disorder - her strong spirit prevailed... being a part of your work was truly a gift, and we are both so grateful. ~Anonymous (Participant’s Parent)

...an incredible celebration of love and life, union and individuality, birth and death, and everything in between... Words can’t really describe how much I felt and still feel. ~Alexandrea Thomsen 

I think one of the most powerful elements in [Sarah’s] work is that in a disconnected digital age you are creating a truly ‘live experience’. 100 plus people - strangers came out of their houses and tenderly sat together cheek to cheek, hundreds more witnessed it. To feel it and understand it you have to be there... ~Greg Walloch

***PREVIEW IT HERE!***

The Tableau Vivant of The Delirium Constructions Soundtrack will include in-studio recordings of the full score from Small's original 120-Model performance at Skylight One Hanson.  

***Opening and closing arias by Shara Worden (of My Brightest Diamond, collaborations with David Byrne, The Decemberists, and Sufjan Stevens) and Abigail Wright (Metropolitan Opera Mezzo Soprano)

***Sarah's original Bulgarian a Capella arrangement of Ibish Aga

***Lush choral drone-scapes and other original compositions by Rima Fand and Sarah Small, including the Wildebeest Waltz 

***Strings recorded by internationally-acclaimed Brooklyn Rider (of Philip Glass: String Quartets Nos. 1-5)

***With extra bonus tracks, including Black Sea Hotel's performance from the VIP reception, as well as secret behind-the-scenes audio from rehearsals - both the comic and the lovely

The singers’ voices resound thrillingly, midst the sea of humanity all around…the ordinary – the imperfect, real human bodies in their astounding variety of shapes, colors and forms seems like a miracle and 'Delirium' like a gift. ~The New York Times

There is an energizing newness to this ‘Delirium Construction’ a humble and humbling view of humanity that feels authentic. Even poetic... what you take away from the Tableau is a kind of peace... ~The Washington Post 

Small has incredible raw talent. ~New York Press

In a world that often distances us from feelings of genuine emotion, Small compels us towards speculating on the human condition in all it’s variety, intimacy, and vulnerability. ~Platform Gallery 

...an engrossing symphony of human experience. ~The Photoletariat

In order to launch this tour in the Spring of 2013, we're working each and every day on production with 13 different cities around the globe.  Right now, we need to book our venues for our first few stops; Venice and Barcelona- shortly after followed by London and Edinburgh, and then we'll be moving onto Berlin, Tel Aviv, Avignon, Paris, Buenos Aires, Toronto, San Francisco, Sofia, and of course, New York

Along with Contaminate NYC, we're hiring production teams worldwideand we need to launch our official publicity and marketing campaign in the next two months to stay on track! 

In line with The Delirium Constructions, all incentive packages are based on varied and unlikely combinations of “thank-yous!”  Pick your choice and bask in Delirium!

Incentives are constructions and concoctions of all varieties, giving you and your friends the option to bask in whatever creative breed you most desire... Incentives range from teachings in photography by Sarah, to conversational Italian classesspiritual yogic practice, Forensic Rorschach Assessment workshops, singing lessons by Shara Worden, personalized house concerts for your dinner parties by Hydra and members of Black Sea Hotel, free studio space for photography shoots, dance rehearsals, etc. at Small Studios; to pink drawings, limited edition prints showcasing past Tableaux performances, placement INTO a Tableau in your city - with a limited edition print of 1 for just you, limited edition prints from Sarah Small's still photographic series, The Delirium Constitutions, dinners custom cooked for you and your friends based on  words you present to the Tableau team, curated nights on the town including free dinners with performances to follow by Reggie Watts, Sxip Shirey, Vanessa Walters (of Fischer Spooner) and Abigail Wright (of the Metropolitan Opera). We've also included baked goods sent directly to your home by a gorgeous commercial airline pilot, subscriptions to Zoom Magazine (2011 Photography Magazine of the Year), conversations about your mother with Sarah, poetry anthologies, private links to private moments of human wildebeests, singers to serenade you to sleep in your home, and much, much more...

From start to finish, the artistic process has been documented by Small and her film crew, exploring the journeys of Tableau participants and the evolution of the project over the past 3 years.  Look out for the release of the feature-length documentary in a city near you, beginning in early 2013.

For those of you who are interested in contributing more than the $10,000 Kickstarter limit, you can do so by making a tax-deductible donation through our amazing and supportive fiscal sponsor, the Lucie Foundation.  The Lucie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable foundation whose mission is to honor master photographers, discover and cultivate emerging talent and promote the appreciation of photography worldwide.

I am incredibly grateful to each and every one of you. I know people say that all the time. But I really mean it, and that's how clichés become clichés I guess, cause lots of people experience similar things and express them. I mean this so very much though. I am grateful to all of you who I know, to those I don't, and to those of you I will know one day in the future. Your support - not just financially, but also verbally and energetically, keeps me going everyday. Thank you for supporting me to continue to dream big every day. 

So much love… and endless appreciation and thrill. 

Truly Yours,

Love,

If we can pull this off together, I will be THIS HAPPY… or happier (what would that look like?)  XO
If we can pull this off together, I will be THIS HAPPY… or happier (what would that look like?) XO

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    GRATITUDE CONSTRUCTIONS: Name listed on the NEW Delirium Constructions Website (coming soon!), in the “Thank You SO Much Forever” Section // Email address added to Sarah’s personal mailing list: You will receive sneak previews and performance updates throughout the Global Tour and beyond…

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    VOCAL A CAPPELLA CONSTRUCTIONS: Digital Download of the STUDIO RECORDED version of "Ibish Aga" (Contemporarily arranged Bulgarian folk song from the Tableau Vivant SOUNDTRACK) // All incentives included in Gratitude Constructions

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    EDITIONED PRINT CONSTRUCTIONS: A signed 6"x9" LIMITED EDITION print from a Tableau Vivant performance // All incentives included in Gratitude Constructions

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    ZOOM ONLINE CONSTRUCTIONS: A Link+Password to a video clip of behind-the-scenes footage from a 2011 Tableau 'Dance' rehearsal, when Sarah and models discover the power of the "Wildebeest" // 1-Year ONLINE subscription to the International Photography Publication, ZOOM Magazine (Winner of the 2011 Photography Magazine of the Year Award) // All incentives included in Gratitude Constructions

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    SOUNDTRACK + WILDEBEEST CONSTRUCTIONS: A Link+Password to a video clip of behind-the-scenes footage from a 2011 Tableau 'Dance' rehearsal, when Sarah and models discover the power of the "Wildebeest" // 120-Model Tableau Vivant SOUNDTRACK (your choice of a CD or Digital Download) **SCROLL DOWN FOR FULL DESCRIPTION** // All incentives included in Gratitude Constructions

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    PINK DRAWING CONSTRUCTIONS: An original pink drawing / sticker collage (postcard size) made especially for YOU by members of the Tableau Team, during a pink drawing party // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    ART STICKER CONSTRUCTIONS: Limited edition Tableau craft sticker sheet // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    ELECTRONIC CONSTRUCTIONS: MP3 downloads of 3 electronically constructed songs-in-progress, where Sarah sings in a million part harmony, beatboxes, and sings in a made-up language // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    PRIVATE SCREENING CONSTRUCTIONS: See it before it's complete! Get an invite to private pre-screening of the feature-length documentary film before picture-lock (in NYC). Meet Sarah and the film crew, and take part in conversation and critical feedback during the final stages of editing // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    ZOOM CONSTRUCTIONS: 1 Year Subscription (PRINT copy) to the absolutely gorgeous, over-sized, glossy, color, international photography publication, ZOOM Magazine (Winner of the 2011 Photography Magazine of the Year Award) // A scanned and printed snapshot of Sarah at 7 years old in a pink outfit, taking pictures in a playground with her first blue plastic camera (approx. 3”x5” print) // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    SWEET CONSTRUCTIONS: Receive seriously DELICIOUS! freshly baked homemade brownies, granola, fudge, and other surprise treats from a kind and GORGEOUS commercial airline PILOT - wrapped in beautiful packaging with pink ribbon, sent to you ANYWHERE in the world // A scanned and printed snapshot of Sarah as a child with a ridiculously over-sized pink lollipop at the Zoo (approx. 3”x5” print) // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    TEA TIME CONSTRUCTIONS: While drinking your morning coffee or tea, sit back and listen to contemporary arrangements of Balkan a Cappella folk songs by Sarah's Brooklyn-based trio, BLACK SEA HOTEL (receive their first album) // Set of 2 LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED Tableau Vivant art mugs // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    DELIRIUM CONSTRUCTIONS CONSTRUCTION: Set of 3 LIMITED EDITION framed Miniatures from Sarah's still photographic series (**Scroll down for images**) that originally inspired the Tableau Vivant performances, presented in 2”x3” white wooden frames: "Molly And EllyMay", "Two Mollys On Blue", and "Laura And The White Stoic Peacock" // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    COSMIC CONSTRUCTION: Astrological consultation by Anna Seleieva (1-hour session) // Followed by a 1-hour private yoga session, instructed by Joy Radish, senior teacher from Laughing Lotus, to take place at Small Studios (www.TheDeliriumConstructions.com/Studio) // Tea and conversation to follow // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    STUDIO SPACE CONSTRUCTIONS: Construct your very own personal constructions throughout your *THREE-DAYS* of FREE STUDIO SPACE at Williamsburg’s Small Studios (Sarah’s new and fully equipped Photo Rental House/Community Arts Hub/Dance + Yoga rental facility, launching in Fall 2012: www.TheDeliriumConstructions.com/Studio) // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    NIGHT-ON-THE-TOWN CONSTRUCTIONS: Receive a pair of tickets to 3 different hand selected events in NYC (varying from comedy to music, to avant guarde dance, to deconstructed theatre, and more) // Enjoy Dinner for 2 at the beginning of 1 of your 3 curated evenings **Tickets include: Reggie Watts, Deconstructive Theatre Project’s The Orpheus Variations, Vanessa Walters' (of Fischer Spooner) new project - Ripening, Metropolitan Opera extraordinaire - Abigail Wright, Sxip Shirey, Gemini & Scorpio events, and more! // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    GLOBAL EXPLORATIONS CONSTRUCTIONS: 2 VIP tickets to your choice of one of the scheduled Local or Global Tableau performances throughout 2013-2015 // Name listed as an ADVOCATE OF SARAH SMALL in the official event program for the performance you attend // LIMITED EDITION 8”x12” Tableau Vivant print signed by performance photographer, Cecilia De Bucourt, and Artistic Director Sarah Small // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    YOUR MOM CONSTRUCTIONS: Sarah will talk to you about your Mom for 1-hour on the phone (or in-person if you are local to NYC). She will preface this phone call with a loaf of her Mom's/Grandma's Sweet Banana Zucchini Bread for you to taste (either mailed or brought-in-person if in NYC). She will ask you, in return, to either send one of your Mom’s secret recipes or the actual cooked or baked concoction! You will share Mom stories and eat Mom's foods. You will also trade pictures of your Mom with Sarah. (*This incentive is inspired by Tableau rehearsals in which Sarah and participants share meaningful and memorable mother stories) // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    PEOPLE CONSTRUCTED: Sarah will conduct a 3-hour PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP where she will discuss how technicalities, practical constraints, and model direction/improvisation can be creatively enlisted together to create dynamic images. She will discuss personal and artistic strategies for fostering and maintaining comfortable photographic relationships with her models, yielding authentic and emotionally poignant images. Workshop will be hands on, working with models, and will work through strategies for a successful shoot from the start (including meeting subjects for the first time), through the actual shoot, and through post-communications. This will be supplemented by 4 hours (a half-day) of FREE STUDIO TIME at Small Studios (www.TheDeliriumConstructions.com/Studio), during the weeks to follow // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    ITALIAN CONSTRUCTIONS: Receive 3 hours of Italian teachings in many varieties: 1st, engage your intellect with 1-hour of conversational Italian led by Tableau’s Global Curator, Elena Avesani (of Contaminate NYC) // Next, over drinks (if so inclined), follow instruction from Alessandro Spreafico (also one of Tableau's Global Curators from Contaminate NYC), as he guides you through an hour of lessons in how to play bass guitar like an Italian Rock-Star // AND receive another hour-long tutorial of Italian pick-up lines (whatever this means! :)), video courtesy of Bryan Pontiggia available ONLY to Backers of this project! // Have your “Italian vacation" filmed for keepsake - you will be sent a video link of your time with Elena and Alessandro, which will be documented from start to finish // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    SLEEPY-TIME CONSTRUCTIONS: Sarah and Willa (Sarah’s singing partner from Black Sea Hotel, the two of whom are often mistaken as sisters) will travel to your home (in NYC) and serenade you with meditative Balkan a Cappella duets, as you fall asleep…. Or, if you’d prefer a more raucous approach, Willa and Sarah will bust out seriously crazy village style duets and rock your dinner party all around. Share cocktails with us and we will sing more - louder and softer, and maybe even teach all of you a song, as well // Receive a copy of Black Sea Hotel’s first album // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    SMALL FAMILY CONSTRUCTIONS: Enjoy kindly donated treats from Sarah AND each of Sarah’s Immediate Family Members: Sarah’s Sister, Rachel Small, invites you to a 3-hour intensive WORKSHOP in FORENSIC RORSCHACH (psychological ink blot testing) ASSESSMENT // Sarah’s Father, Haskell Small, offers his ENTIRE DISCOGRAPHY of 10 disks, ranging from contemporary solo piano compositions to Bach to Mompou to Gershwin // Sarah’s mother, Betsy Small, offers her international anthology of spiritual POETRY, published earlier this year // If you are very lucky, Mia (Sarah’s 12-year old cousin and goddaughter) will also offer you an MP3 of her singing an ELLIOT SMITH song more beautifully than you can imagine, and her other cousin, Ava (13-years old), will share an animated drawing of one of her insanely wild creature creations // Sarah offers you a copy of BLACK SEA HOTEL's first album and a scanned and printed snapshot of a PRICELESS Small Family Photo (approx. 3”x5” print) // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions

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    DINNER-AND-DRINKING-IN-OUR-HOME CONSTRUCTION: Sarah and up to 5 select members of the Tableau Team will hold a private event for you and up to 5 friends at Small Studios, and cook you a dinner based on inspiration drawn from YOU! (You will submit a song, several words, a drawing, or a memory, and we will create a custom dinner for you from this inspiration) // Receive 4 VIP tickets to your choice of one of the scheduled Tableau performances // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    IN CONSTRUCTION: Receive an EXCLUSIVE invitation to be placed inside of the iconographic “living picture” of your city. Sarah will direct you into the final Tableau and photograph you surrounded by the 120 Tableau models // You will receive THE singular LIMITED EDITION print (edition of 1) at 20"x30" // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION CONSTRUCTIONS: Sarah will photograph YOU (either in the mix of up to 5 of her models OR enlist YOUR OWN FRIENDS and FAMILY as models if you would prefer), and direct you into a moment of implausible interaction to become part of The Delirium Constructions series, to be exhibited nationally and internationally // OR, Sarah will create headshots for you AND up to 3 of your friends (must be scheduled the same day) for use in whatever way you would like... for Holiday Cards or Acting Headshots, Promotional Pictures for your Company, Band, etc... // Receive 4 VIP tickets to one of the scheduled Tableau performances // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    MY BRIGHTEST CONSTRUCTION: Receive an autographed copy of EACH of My Brightest Diamond's records: Workhorse, Shark's Teeth, and All Things Will Unwind // You will also receive one private singing lesson with Shara Worden as your teacher // AND, you will receive "Shara on Raven,” one of Sarah’s LIMITED EDITION photographs (in her 20"x30" edition size of 10), signed by BOTH Sarah and Shara, and depicting Shara on a black horse, as seen on My Brightest Diamond’s debut album cover, Workhorse // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    3-HEADED-CREATURE-IN-YOUR-HOME CONSTRUCTION: The 3-headed creature, HYDRA (NYC-based trio: Sarah Small, Rima Fand, and Yula Be'eri), will come to your home in the Tri-State Area (NY, NJ, CT) and sing a 30-minute set of a Cappella creations in the languages of Albanian, Macedonian, Spanish, English, and HydraSpeak, in thick, lush harmony, wearing one collective enormous white dress (Hydra is an infant. Brand new. Her first appearance was at Joe's Pub last month) // Receive 4 VIP tickets to one of the scheduled Tableau performances // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    INTIMATE CONSTRUCTION: Celebrate your wedding or marriage vow renewal IN A LIVE TABLEAU VIVANT PERFORMANCE. Sarah (alongside a legal representative from your city, if required) will marry you or renew your vows amidst 120 other participants, enlisting you and your partner into a highly unique art wedding, cushioned by the breath and song of hundreds of others, supporting you in your pledge to one another. This will take place during a scheduled Tableau performance (2013-2015), in the city of your choice (*chosen from our tour lineup) // You will receive a package of exclusive digital media of your union, as well as a LIMITED EDITION of 1, 20"x30" photographic print of your “living picture wedding” // 25 VIP tickets for friends and family to attend your entirely unique art wedding // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    FLY-TO-YOU AND CONSTRUCT: Sarah and her assistant will fly directly to you, ANYWHERE in the world, and spend a day photographing you and your friends (up to 6 hours) - including Delirium Constructed imagery or if you'd prefer, headshots, family or baby portraits, or any other people or subjects you would like Sarah’s eyes on. Afterwards, if you feel so inclined, take Sarah to your favorite restaurant or bar for post-shoot discussion and merriment // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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    HARMONIC EXHILARATION CONSTRUCTIONS: Sarah and 8-10 Tableau vocalists will come to your NYC home (or location of your choice in NYC) and surround you and a loved one with rich, ethereal harmony. Vocalists will sing for 2 hours, filling your space with exhilarating resonance, encapsulating you and your loved one inside harmonic embrace. If you would like, you can provide a quote or line of text, and Sarah will build your words into the sound-scape… If you're looking for the most unique way to surprise a brand new person in your life, a long-time partner, propose marriage, or simply give yourself a special treat - this is sure to be an unforgettable night of art and creative sonic thrill. Follow or proceed an engagement proposal, impress a first... or second date, add something entirely unique to an anniversary dinner... Vocalists will come dressed in your or your date's favorite color or style; and can be directed into whatever visual construction you would like to present… This includes a beautifully packaged keepsake LIVE AUDIO RECORDING of the evening // All incentives included in Soundtrack + Wildebeest Constructions, plus have your name listed in event programs and on the website as a FRIEND OF SARAH SMALL

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