Puppet Notebook Issue 16
BrUNIMA Issue 16 has an editorial on "wildness and control" followed by features on Mime & Manipulate Festivals, a report on the BrUNIMA 2009 AGM held at the Suspense Festival last November; and books on South African and Asian puppet theatre. Features include Sandy McKendrick on Indigenous Communities and Puppetry plus photos; Liz Walker on Faulty Optic: Fish Clay Perspex Endings; and an extract from Jane Marie Law's "Puppets of Nostalgia" (out of print) on The Variety of Ritual Uses of Effigy in Japan. Eleanor Margolies reviews some shows from the last World Festival of Puppetry at Charleville-Mezieres (Sept 09) and Gael Le Comec reviews Spetaculo Interesse: A Puppetry Festival in the Czech Republic. This edition is tailed by the Diary Section with up-to-date listings on some of the major UK and International events scheduled for 2010. A4 size, 39 b/w photographs, p.28.