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Toronto, "Pataphysical Hardware Company, 1985.
the ''Pataphysical Hardware Company was formed by bpNichol in may 1985 in practical homage to Alfred Jarry's Doctor Faustroll. it was launched in a demonstration booth atL'Affaire ''Pataphysique in Toronto, the catalogue containing a few more items than were actually produced in time for the fair (& leaving numerological room for many more). due to the nature of some of the publications, i asked if barrie'd mind if i did some of my own gruntwork with the devices (instead of always hieing over to his place to get him to put a sticker on something) & was taken on as official factotum.