|All of the photos on this page were taken by James Addison.
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Some of the images below were taken at the Big Nose Party
on July 7'th, 2001, and the rest were taken beforehand.
These seven noses were actually given away as "Nosey"
awards to some of the folks who helped build the Desert
Nose. James layed them out on my stove (which has a black
glass top) and violla! Art!
Here's a view from inside looking out the nostrils. The
septum is in the middle.
Michael Marx gave me these two inflatable chairs with
nifty retro lighting inside. They were hypnotic!
This really is what my house looks like, with green light
in the foreground, red in the middle and blue behind.
Here's a view of the septum and the back side of the
deck above it. You can see the nose speakers in the
Here's me pointing toward the Playafish which is resting
in the rear seat. That's an inflatable dragonfly in my
hand. You can see many of the seats sewn by Erin Watson,
Rebecca Cravottableu and Marilyn Bonita.
Here's a pile of foam triangles which have been carefully
cut to fit over each panel of the nose. I had a lot of
help cutting these from Marilyn Bonita, Amy Rasmussen,
Bridget Hardy among others.
Here's Benny James (who owns and operates
to spin fire! Notice how the daylight changes over the
next few images...
Just what is going through Benny's mind right about now?
It begins! Not shown: Frank Bonita manning the hose...
Go, Benny, Go!
Yea, that's my arm connected to this spinning, flaming
Paul Shissle lights some flaming poi.
Here Paul is spinning a
poi by its cord.
Here Paul is spinning two
poi, in phase with each other so the cords don't interfere
with each other.