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The Alphabet of the Shadows, workshop by Fabrizio Montecchi, Gioco Vita

The Alphabet of the Shadows, workshop by Fabrizio Montecchi, Gioco Vita

Atelier della Luna presents this year, in Santes Creus (near Barcelona, Spain), an exceptional course of shadow theater, taught by Grand Master Fabrizio Montecchi, with the title of the Alphabet of the shadows. The workshop proposes a ramble to discover the contemporary shadow puppetry, a language thoroughly theatrical with enormous expressive and communicative possibilities.. Shadow image by Fabrizio Montecchi. The structure of the workshop is as follows: The Shadow | The first part, divided into practical sessions, stimulates … Read entire article »

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“Karagöz Plays”, by Cengiz Özek

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To satisfy the requests received to publish the papers presented at the “Symposium Punch: Between Myth, Tradition and contemporaneity” (21, 22 and 23 November 2013, at the Theatre Institute of Barcelona, ​​organized by the magazine Puppetring see here), and having already published the English version of Karim Dakroub the shadow theater in the Arab world (see articles here), that the presentation by Cengiz Özek, Karagöz Master and director of the International Puppet Festival of Istanbul. People … Read entire article »

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Digital shadow theatre for smart phones and tablets

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The Turkish corporation Anakule has developed the first puppet application for iPhone and Android system devices. Although there are other digital animation apps for smart phones, this is the first in the world dedicated exclusively to puppets. It is very simple to use: puppets move through the accelerometer of the device, so users can animate their characters just by moving the smart phone or tablet. This is quite a new concept of manipulation that even changes … Read entire article »

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Shadows: workshop in Lisbon with Fabrizio Montecchi

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From 22 to 26 October 2012 will take place in Lisbon a workshop by the renowned italian shadowplayer Fabrizio Montecchi from Teatro Gioco Vita company, within the Funicular Project that for years organized the CAMa (Centre de Artes da Marioneta) and A Tarumba company, organizer of the Lisbon Festival FIMFA. The workshop is a collaboration with the Teatro Nacional D.Maria II, and with the support of the Italian Cultural Institute in Lisbon. To learn more about … Read entire article »

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