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32 exercises (with colours, air, fruit, snow, animals, and others)

A choral trip on Trans Siberian Express and a concert on the Red Square in Beijing

A contribution for emerging artists

A conversation about art that will last as long as possible

A do-it-yourself method to make an instant distinction of good and bad

A guided tour to an abandoned shopping mall

A light effect in the sky that will hood the infinite

A new situation for your room

A picture of you

A place in the collection of photos to be potentially used for future projects

A quotation from The Anti-Oedipus

A slogan

A travel to get in physical contact with raw materials

A visit to the artist in Oregon

An artwork to be read directly from the artist’s brain

An open call to the chicken-breeders of the planet

Answering at the telephone and tell stories about Italian masterpieces, or about immateriality

Answers to questions about political and personal satisfaction

Birthday party

Choosing a new day to celebrate Christmas

Collecting information about a list of unknown people, sent by the buyer

Collectively eating a cake that looks like a dead migrant on a beach

Compilations of visited URLS as archived from the web browser’s “history” feature

Copyright on a sentence and a poster, for someone else than the buyer

Drawing a map of a top-secret airbase on a wall in a public space

Eating the first fruit

Entering into a private apartment and do not tell anyone what is inside

Erotic Calls

Experiencing the screen test process and re-enacting a scene from your favourite film

Facial expressions for every day, from reading a newspaper

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Forwarding to the artist all the emails received from Africa

Gently assisting nature's instinct towards erosion

Giving a look to the artist’s note book from the ‘70s

Giving another artist the possibility to participate at a show, at my place

Giving you a thought for as long as you live

Good thoughts that will make you happy

How to apologize for failing to meet deadline

I dreamed...

I will take you to Palestine

Instructions to undertake a new career

Instructions for making a sentence impossible to be read entirely

Kissing two plastic bag men

Leasing a small portion of space in an artwork made by another artist, and use it


Living space projection for new feelings

Rules for a grammatical role-playing game to be played during any kind of conversation

Formal Conversation & Chance Debate (English) / Un Juego Para Toda Ocasión Social (Español) / etc
Date: 2000

The rules of the game to be sold/bought are available in English and Spanish. Additional languages can be supplied upon request. What is owned after purchase is the uncanny experience of grammatical role playing and the memory of the sound of pronouns repeating in unusual patterns.

Price: $200 per game for each 5 players or less (Note: An additional fee of $50 is charged for rules in new languages)

How to apologize for failing to meet deadline

Failure to Meet Deadline 
Date: 2007, Unlimited edition

The purchase of the textual fragments allows their use by a single buyer in any kind of written or verbal correspondence. Some of them might need slight adaptations for each particular context.

Failure to Meet Deadline #1 (circa 25 words) -  $10 USD

Failure to Meet Deadline #2 (circa 115 words) - $100 USD

Failure to Meet Deadline #3 (circa 100 words) - $80 USD

Failure to Meet Deadline #4 (circa 90 words) - $60 USD

Failure to Meet Deadline #5 (circa 15 words) - $20 USD

Failure to Meet Deadline #6 (circa 50 words) - $50 USD

Forwarding to the artist all the emails received from Africa

All Emails I Receive from Africa
Date: 2007

Collectors of this work create a folder with the piece's title All Emails I Receive from Africa in their email Inbox.
Between March 21 and July 31, 2007 they move every message they receive from an email address in Africa to the new folder. Either throughout this time 
frame, or between August 1 and August 10, 2007 the collector(s) forward all accumulated messages to Pedro Lasch using the following address: plasch@duke.edu.

Work will not be validated until collector has sent check or wired funds to gallery or artist account corresponding to $1 for each email forwarded. Final work will have various collectors, and will only include messages that begin with the letters Fwd, or equivalent in any other language. No one except Lasch will ever see the final totality of 'All Emails I Receive from Africa'.

Price: $1 per African email accumulated and forwarded to plasch@duke.edu between March 21 and July 31, 2007.

Visiting the black light environment

Black Light
Date: 1997/2007

In 1997 the artist created a series of representations of what is currently impossible, yet seems utterly desirable: sources that emanate darkness instead of light, or what the artist calls 'black light'. The early painted representations soon proved useless in terms of persuading a majority of viewers/perceivers about the depth of the invention or discovery of 'black light'. The current technology of virtual environments now offers itself as a worthy technique of representation or simulation for this idea or fictional phenomenon. The collector(s) of 'black light' will provide advance investment for the fabrication and design of these virtual environments and will then be invited to experience them in the summer of 2008 in Durham, NC at the DiVE facility of Duke University.
Price: $500 to visit black light virtual environment in Durham, NC in summer 2008 ($250 advance by April 30, 2007) 

Temporal rearrangements of space, furniture and any other object provided by collector

Private and Public Rearrangements
Date: 2004-ongoing

Since 2004 the artist has offered to temporarily rearrange spaces, furniture, and objects within domestic, private, and public spaces. 
These temporary rearrangements are based on intuition, as well as what the artist knows of the people who own and use these spaces. 
Collectors of this work may keep the new condition of their everyday environment as rearranged by the artist as long as they wish. The only  documentation of the work is the address where the arrangement happened, the name of the commissioner or collector, floor plans, and two sets of photographs, one before and one after the rearrangement. For the purpose of EdlA, none of these documents may be purchased. 
What is purchased or collected is simply the experience of the rearranged environment.

Price: $300 per day fee plus additional costs that include transportation, lodging, and food for as many days as necessary for artist to rearrange things.

Phone conversations based on email scripts

Voice Strings (Telephonic Spaces Series)
Date: 2007 (Telephonic Spaces Series begun 1998-ongoing)

In 1998 Lasch re-staged his own version of Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape by reading out the play in fragments unto the answering machines of random individuals selected from the NYC phonebook. This became the first production Telephonic Spaces. The series has since grown to include various ongoing projects that happen over the telephone. Voice Strings (2007) invites collectors or participants to select a given string or string selection from any email correspondence between two individuals they find of interest. Once selected, the string is sent to Pedro Lasch at plasch@duke.edu, and a phone appointment is made between the artist and the collector or participant. During the phone conversation, the two parties re-stage the conversation by taking the role of one of each email string correspondents. While they may vary the content through phonetic experimentation and emotional inflection, no text might be added to the string during the phone conversation. The only record of each voice string is the original email string, the names of the participants, and the date and time on which the phone dialogue occurred. No sound record will be made. If a participant or collector wishes to have the artist chose the email string, this is also a possibility, but an additional artist fee of $100 applies in that case. 

Price: $5 per minute on telephone. Call must be made by collector.

Pedro Lasch

Look! the moon

Making a radical change in life

Making the artists obey their horoscopes

Meet the artist's wife...

Meeting a friend after 10 years

More an awareness then a thing

My celebrity interactions can be yours

Naming a child yet to be born after the purchaser (expired)

Not talking for 24 hours, starting from a moment chosen by the collector

One day of life on Ludlow Street (New York) in six thousand seven hundred sixteen jpg images

One distinct hour’s worth of air that moves around and through my body as I work in my studio

Participation in artistic projects, either past or future

Phone conversations based on email scripts

Promoting a young unknown artist

Pronouncing the names of every people I know, as much as I can

Proving that a wish has been fulfilled

Questions and answers about status and motivations of artists from 4 different countries

sold workReading a text on a bench in a park

Reading fortune from Turkish coffee cups

Receiving an incantation for an important change in life

Receiving the artists who want to show their works in a well-known gallery

Renouncing to think about a personal project when invited to a show

Repairing memory discontinuity through hypnosis

Repositioning furniture

Rules for a grammatical role-playing game to be played during any kind of conversation

Sending two artists to Las Vegas

Telephone numbers of story-tellers from Curaçao

Ten assignments

Temporal rearrangements of space, furniture and any other object provided by collector

The artist’s smell

The fact that for six months the artist slept under a table

The sexual renaissance for retired people - an exclusive and free club

The thought of a specific moment

The tracks of the artist’s tears

To be hosted by people met by chance, for nine months

To tell the most beautiful and worst experience of his/her life

Transferring Patriotism

Traversal: New York-Rome

Two men record everything that happens in a square

Visiting the black light environment

Voice and sound of US

You are the sky: one mole and a constellation will arise on your body

Your favourite fairy tale

Web cam views on the ordinary life of a family of artists