CENTER for the OBVIOUS
& (IM)PERMACULTURAL RESEARCH

PHILOSOPROP SHOP

PHILOSOPHICAL SUNDRIES & SUPPLIES
PROPS for DEMONSTRATION, DIALECTIC, & DIATRIBE

NEW OBJECTS & EPHEMERA OCCASSIONALLY ADDED

PROCEEDS DIRECTLY SUPPORT THE ONGOING EFFORTS OF THE
CENTER for the OBVIOUS & PROJECTS for PREPARED EAR

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

FREE SHIPPING
within the United States.
Please allow 1-3 weeks for delivery.

 


 

 

sonic fabric ties

SONIC FABRIC NECKTIES

SONIC FABRIC, invented by Alyce Santoro, is an audible textile woven from 50% polyester thread and 50% cassette tape recorded with intricate collages of sound.

Ties are hand-sewn in New York City by Julio Cesar.

Limited quantities – once these are sold out, ties will no longer be available.

 

BLACK, BROWN: $120
GRAY, COBALT, PLUM: $160

COLOR/EDITION
 

SONIC FABRIC pieces

SONIC FABRIC EDITIONED SWATCHES

These 9"x12" pieces of black SONIC FABRIC are recorded with the BETWEEN STATIONS edition of sound collages. The pieces come in a signed and numbered letterpress-printed envelope. This is an edition of 110 swatches.

Once these are sold out, no more of this edition of fabric will be available.

$50 EACH

 

existential navigational chart

 

EXISTENTIAL NAVIGATIONAL CHART

 

Click HERE to download a high-resolution, print-quality version of this image for FREE.

 

Signed 11" X 8.5" print on heavyweight matte paper.

$12

 

 

fear antidote

FEAR ANTIDOTE

2 oz dropper bottle containing a small quartz crystal, clear spirits, and essence of orange marigold. Transforms fears of the unknown, death, plague, the unfamiliar beliefs and customs of others, impermanence, suffering, spiders, snakes, etc. into the will to formulate constructive action. Comes with detailed instructions for use. Edition of 48. Introduced on October 31, 2014.

BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE

WHILE SUPPLIES LAST or
UNTIL PEACE PREVAILS ON EARTH
(WHICHEVER COMES FIRST)..

$20

 

homeopathic remedies for the 5 ills of society

HOMEOPATHIC REMEDIES FOR THE 5 ILLS OF SOCIETY

Set of five 2 oz amber dropper bottles containing dilutions of commercially bottled water, coins, bullets, super glue, and emptiness (left to right). More here on this project. Open edition.

MADE TO ORDER - PLEASE ALLOW 3-6 WEEKS FOR DELIVERY.

$100

 

violence homeopathic remedy

HOMEOPATHIC REMEDY FOR VIOLENCE: NOW SOLD SEPARATELY!

The Homeopathic Remedy for VIOLENCE is a 6x10 to the -12th power dilution of bullet water. Usually this comes in the set of Homeopathic Remedies for the 5 Ills of Society, but, on account of global urgency, we are making this remedy available separately. We are encouraging home-brewing for immediate use. DIY instructions here.

BUY ONE, GET ONE"FEAR" REMEDY FREE
WHILE SUPPLIES LAST OR
UNTIL PEACE PREVAILS ON EARTH
(WHICHEVER COMES FIRST).

$20

philosoprops field guide book

FIELD GUIDE TO THE PHILOSPROPS

100 page book on interdisciplinary thought and practice. Offset printed, 50 illustrations. Signed, numbered. Edition of 250.

More info/download FREE as an ebook HERE.

$40

upsidedown LIFE

PACK OF THREE
UPSIDE-DOWN
LIFE STICKERS

Non-specific philosophical commentary on the state of world affairs (turning things around begins with a mental shift). More info here.

$5.00 for three

 

 

julian mock cds

JULIAN MOCK,
ORIGINAL NEW MUSIC FOR SOLO GUITAR

Julian Mock, in addition to being an astounding composer and guitarist, is the constant collaborator (in life as well as in art and music) of Alyce Santoro.

Please visit JULIANMOCK.COM for more on Julian's work.

TWO ALBUM SET


$20

 

3rd eye sunglasses

THIRD EYE SUNGLASSES

 

ONE-OF-A-KIND, made by hand from parts of ready-made glasses.

This set is orange-brown tortiseshell with brown tinted lenses.


Please click here for some background on the Third Eye Sunglasses.

$100

 

3rd eye glasses

THIRD EYE PRISM GLASSES

 

TWO IDENTICAL PAIRS AVAILABLE.
Made by hand from parts of ready-made glasses.

This set is black with a GLASS PRISMATIC LENS
in the Third Eye position.

Please click here for some background on the Third Eye Sunglasses.

$125 EACH

 

3rd eye sunglasses

THIRD EYE SUNGLASSES

 

ONE-OF-A-KIND, made by hand from parts of ready-made glasses.

This set is orange-brown tortiseshell with greenish tinted lenses on the base pair, brownish tint on the Third Eye.


Please click here for some background on the Third Eye Sunglasses.

$100

sold

SOLD

 

3rd eye sunglasses

THIRD EYE SUNGLASSES

 

Made by hand from parts of ready-made glasses.

This set is yellow-brown tortiseshell with brown tinted lenses.


Please click here for some background on the Third Eye Sunglasses.

$100

 

PONDEROSA PINE BARK FROTTAGE

 

6"X6" square rubbing in India Ink on Lokta (handmade Nepalese paper) created by using a piece bark from a recently-deceased Ponderosa Pine as a printing plate.Edition of 9. Signed and numbered. 2016

 

$50 EACH

 

 

earth from space lighthouse

EARTH FROM SPACE: COASTAL SCENE

 

Collage on antique encyclopedia page. 8"x 4.75" (note repaired lower right-hand corner). 2016

 

$50

 

EARTH FROM SPACE: SAILBOAT POSTCARD

 

 

 

Collage on vintage postcard. 3" x 5.25". 2016

 

$50

 

EARTH FROM SPACE: NEBULA

 

 

"Calling Across the Great Silence". Collage on page from 1964 book "From Semaphore to Satellite". 8" x 10.5". 2016

 

$50

 

   
   
   
   
   

 

mystery pack
100 dollar mystery pack
 
choose any amount mystery pack
 
   
   

 

 

contact: alyce (at) alyce santoro (dot) com