Puppet Notebook Issue 5
The latest edition of BrUNIMA's Puppet Notebook reflects the position of puppetry at the intersection of the visual and performing arts from the traditional to the avant-garde. Mischa Twitchin reviews the influence of Paul Brann on visual artists during the Dada movement and the contribution of the Munich Artists' Marionette Theater. Geoff Felix visits and reviews the world's largest puppet collection at the Munich City Museum founded by Ludwig Kraft in 1940. Juliet Middleton of Movingstage Marionettes writes on their trip to Lahore in India; and Poh Sim Plowright contributes her second article of the function of ritual in Rajasthani puppet theatre. Eleanor Margolies reviews Schubert's Song Cycle as brought to life and animated by Thomas Guthrie. Natalie Naraine outlines her experience in object theatre with Gavin Skerritt of Stratford Circus. Matthew Cohen offers a sterling review of Eileen Blumenthal's 'Puppets and Puppetry' (also available on this website). The whole edition is topped and tailed by the latest news and diary information on international performances, workshops,festivals, conferences, exhibitions and museums. 44 B/W illustrations and photographs. 28 pages.