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Acclaimed photographic liar Jeffery Scott (1019) presents an art book 10 years in the making. A dark chronicle of human re-engineering.
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    "Information Technologist" Digital Book

    A digital version of EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM. View it on your personal electronic device whenever and wherever you want... you are in control. [NOTE: YOU ARE NOT REALLY IN CONTROL]

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    "Communication Guru" Postcards

    A set of nine "Postcards From Within The Mechanism" featuring 1019 art on the front and administrative metadata on the back. Add them to your collection or distribute them to propagate awareness... you have the power. [NOTE: YOU ARE ACTUALLY POWERLESS]

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    "Alpha User" Softcover Book

    Embrace opportunity! Benefit from your willingness to take action! If you are one of the first 50 early adopters to pledge this reward, you will receive the softcover edition of EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM (with a name of your designation printed in the acknowledgements*) at an introductory price... you are special. [NOTE: YOU ARE NOT SPECIAL]

    Includes:
    • Softcover Book (signed by Jeffery Scott)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
    • Postcard Set
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    "Beta User" Softcover Book

    EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM in a popular, portable, physically flexible format with a name of your designation printed in the acknowledgements*. Trust us... you want this book. [NOTE: SERIOUSLY - TRUST US]

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    • Softcover Book (signed by Jeffery Scott)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
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    "Power User" Limited Hardcover Book

    EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM in a deluxe format with a name of your designation printed in the acknowledgements*. Produced in a restricted print run that will be permanently terminated once one thousand and nineteen units have been produced. Each book will be hand signed by Jeffery Scott, and will feature decorative endpapers exclusive to this limited edition. This is the ultimate version of EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM, so why choose anything else? [NOTE: CHOICE IS UNNECESSARY - JUST TRUST US]

    Includes:
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
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    "Power User Plus" Ltd. Hardcover/Prints

    In commemoration of the dynamic teamwork behind-the-scenes on this Kickstarter campaign, Jeffery Scott (1019) and photographer Allan Amato (0101) have collaborated on a pair of prints featuring celebrity models Bree Daniels and Jenna J Ross. This pledge level includes both previously unpublished prints plus the signed, limited edition, hardcover book with a name of your designation printed in the acknowledgements*. You know you want it. [NOTE: YOU KNOW YOU WANT IT]

    Includes:
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
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    "Level Up" Two Book Bundle/Prints

    A bundle for anyone and everyone who worships creativity. Receive an autographed copy of Allan Amato's massive, Kickstarter-associated, TEMPLE OF ART book and the autographed, limited edition version of Jeffery Scott's EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM hardcover (with a name of your designation printed in the acknowledgements*) plus the Bree Daniels and Jenna J Ross prints. Wow! [NOTE: YOU WORSHIP CREATIVITY]

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    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
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    "All Cylinders" Super Bundle

    Everything you ever wanted plus bonus naked people! This three-book/three-print bundle is as epic as it is heavy! Pledge this level and we'll add Allan Amato/Baby Tattoo's Kickstarter-funded SLIP book to all of the items in the previous reward tier. We'll also add a third (1019)/(0101) collaboration print of celebrity Riley Reid. [NOTE: THE MECHANISM REWARDS THOSE WHO FEED IT - DON'T LET ANYONE TELL YOU OTHERWISE]

    Includes:
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
    • SLIP Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Temple of Art Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Riley Reid Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Postcard Set
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    "Master Of The Mechanism"

    Who says you can't have it all? Don't listen to those short-sighted pessimists. Listen to us (only). The entirety of the previous reward tiers can be yours, along with a very-limited edition set of five 4"x4" Factory Sampler Prints with a signed/numbered certificate of authenticity housed in a hand-distressed 4.5" metal box bearing the number 1019. All you have to do to receive this reward is give us everything we demand. It's a bargain, really. [NOTE: YOU'VE COME THIS FAR - SUBMIT]

    Includes:
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
    • "Factory Sampler" Prints in Hand-Aged Tin
    • SLIP Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Temple of Art Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Riley Reid Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
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    "One With The Mechanism"

    Jeffery Scott and Allan Amato will create a Kickstarter exclusive robotic portrait of you or a friend of your choosing. This reward will include a photo shoot with Allan in his studio, and a finished fine art print of Jeffery Scott's meticulous deconstruction/reconstruction of your portrair. This is an extremely rare opportunity to be photographed by Allan Amato and immortalized/transhumanized by Jeffery Scott. This reward includes all the items in the previous reward tier, but it does not include transportation to Allan's studio in Los Angeles.

    Includes:
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • One Name Printed in the Acknowledgements*
    • Photo Shoot with Allan Amato
    • Robotic Portrait by Jeffery Scott
    • "Factory Sampler" Prints in Hand-Aged Tin
    • SLIP Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Temple of Art Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Riley Reid Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Postcard Set
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    "The Art Of The Mechanism"

    Add a unique physical piece of The Mechanism to your collection... a one-of-a-kind, hand-sculpted and custom-constructed miniature robot specifically built and photographed for EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM by Jeffery Scott (1019). The 13" mixed-media model is crafted from resin, polysculpt, metal, and styrene. This top-tier reward also includes a signed/numbered 16"x20" metal print of the photograph for which the robot was created. The backer who pledges this reward will officially become a significant "Contributor To The Mechanism" and will be credited prominently in the EXISTENCE WITHIN THE MECHANISM book.

    Includes:
    • One-of-a-Kind Robot Miniature Hand-Built by Jeffery Scott (1019)
    • Signed/Numbered High-Gloss Float-Mounted Metal Print
    • Unique "Contributor To The Mechanism" Credit in Book*
    • Ltd. Ed. Hardcover Book (signed)
    • "Factory Sampler" Prints in Hand-Aged Tin
    • SLIP Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Temple of Art Book (signed by Allan Amato)
    • Riley Reid Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Bree Daniels Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Jenna J Ross Print (approx. 8"x10")
    • Postcard Set
    • SHIPPING TO BE ARRANGED/CHARGED AFTER CAMAPIGN
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