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Spectacle Puppetry:  a 12-foot tall monster will confront the net of a naturalist in the midst of the crowd of San Jose's summer arts festival.
Spectacle Puppetry: a 12-foot tall monster will confront the net of a naturalist in the midst of the crowd of San Jose's summer arts festival.
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    MUSEUM DONOR: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart, which is wheeled around the festival grounds by the protagonist for the entire length of the performance - this will be a permanent addition to the prop, and so your name will be presented as such in future performances.

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    HONORED DONOR: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart. Dax will also collect some choice scraps of leftover puppet material from the workshop floor (cardboard with drops of paint on it, torn cloth, bent wire, stripped screws), and make a one-of-a-kind commemorative 6x9 collage, mailed to you, signed by the artist, and labeled "from the Museum Proper." (International donors, consider donating with shipping costs in mind).

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    MUSEUM BENEFACTOR: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart. We will also tear a page from the Museum Proper pre-production sketchbook (concept doodles, prototype sketches, mechanism diagrams), and mail this one-of-a-kind piece of puppetry history directly to you (note: there will be a drawing on both sides of the paper!). Drawings by Dax.

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    MUSEUM SPONSOR: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart, in large type. We will also send you one of the original inked panels from the Museum Proper storyboards (not pictured on Kickstarter), signed by Dax.

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    DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart, in especially large type. We will also mail you one of the ORIGINAL full-page Museum Proper watercolored concept illustrations (the Bandersnatch, the Creatures, or the Festival Scene). Paintings by Dax.

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    PATRON: Your name will be listed on the back of the Museum Proper cart. Dax will provide you with your choice of one ORIGINAL watercolor painting from his most recent series - see examples at http://dax.imagekind.com/paintings (the artist retains the right to run open-ended editions of giclée prints of the image).

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