Month: March 2013

Ten Days on the Island – An intensive puppetry workshop in Turkey

We received from our colleague Gary Friedman this interesting information about a puppet workshop in Turkey: ‘Ten Days on the Island’ is an intensive puppetry workshop being presented by two master-puppeteers from different corners of the world. Çağlayan Sevinçer from Istanbul and Gary Friedman from Melbourne come together on the exotic island of Gökçeada, Turkey, to share their skills and life experience. The workshop will take place from 12 – 21 August 2013. The Participants The workshop is designed for puppeteers, animators, educators, drama & psychotherapists, community workers, theatre practitioners, as well as anyone interested in using the puppet to...

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Puppetring, year one

Puppetring is a year old. One challenge, the hardest perhaps, has been met: to survive the first twelve months without dying in the attempt. However, as well as managing that, we believe we have laid the foundations for what should be a very satisfactory webpage about the art of puppets. Without falling into childish boasting but also avoiding false modesty, in these twelve months we have published some 500 articles between Puppetring, Titeresante and Putxinel·li, which comes to about 1.5 articles a day, all being centralised in our Facebook page. Puppetring, intended to connect different puppeteering realities from all...

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Lisbon: new puppet museum APP for Smartphones and tablets

Did you ever think of having a museum right in the palm of your hand? Well, it seems to be impossible but that’s what is intended by this new mobile application developed by the Lisbon Museu da Marioneta with Samsung support. It is a program supported by Android and iOS systems for tablets and smartphones and it is available in portuguese or english. Using this app, knowing Museu da Marioneta and its collection of puppets from all the word is just like an interactive and funny trip full of knowledge! Even though this app has programs to ones who...

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