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Another pinch pot in the studio had similar origins: Asked by a choreographer to collaborate on and develop the scenography for a dance performance, the members of Uglycute suggested that the dancers themselves be employed in a live production process. “It was 7 kilos of clay, and make it into a ball as fast as you can,” Nobel recalls. “The dancers also made a wood and textile bench, and one-eleventh of a carpet each night of the performance that we sewed together at the end. It was a way of debating the production process and the fact that no one knows how anything is made — we created a system where people paid to go and watch a product being made, and then they could actually buy it.”