Thursday, May 31, 2007

Latest Toy Theatre Newsletter


Harry O. has a new toy theatre newsletter out, and a very special - and moving, might I add - section called 1963...

Sunday, May 27, 2007

More Amazing Photos from Fishmarket!

I wonder who these two are...?!
More amazing photos from the recent festival (courtesy Rainer and Marliss Sennewald)

If you would like to try translating to another language, try this...

Saturday, May 26, 2007

Query Request


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Originally uploaded by morganthemoth
Kent from San Francisco wrote to say...

I came across your site while looking for more information about Peter Baldwin. I was just recently in London where I spent a rainy afternoon in Pollock's Toy Museum, and in Dusseldorff where I saw a marionette performance of Krabat. I've learned so much on your site about Dante, The Seven Deadly Sins in marionette form...I will be returning often.

On a related note, on a recent art-scavenging mission I came across a complete punch-out set for "The Three Musketeers" drawn by an artist named Hillenbrand (no copyright date, but the sets say "Hillenbrand '43"). I'm wondering if you know anything about this artist. I had thought of using it in an art piece, but I may just create a facsimile, as I wouldn't want to alter anything of historical significance if it is historically significant. If it's a dime-a-dozen, I won't worry and I'll make art with impunity.

There is a stamp on the inside cover that says:

Diggon-Hibben Ltd.
Victoria, BC

best regards,

Kent

Friday, May 25, 2007

Fishmarket Post-Festival UPDATE


The website for the recent International Toy Theatre Festival at Fishmarket has just been updated!

Monday, May 07, 2007

Seven Deadly Sins, Puppet Style


Erik Sanko is a very talented artist, who happens to have a passion for puppets...well, marionettes to be exact. His latest production, The Fortune Teller, played in New York to enthusiastic audiences.

I REALLY love the video below where they show more of the 'behind the scenes'!