File puptcrit/puptcrit.0606, message 429


Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 21:02:30 -0500
To: puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] How to vent the spleen through puppetry


I am all for that great idea.
What is needed is a specific web site that all have access to and can 
post their works to.
mjm

On Jun 22, 2006, at 5:47 PM, malgosia askanas wrote:

> I received the following wonderful suggestion from Gregory MacNaughton:
>
> These Puptcrit spats make me think of the Taiwanese puppeteers I have 
> had the
> fortune to meet and with whom I have studied. Taiwan of course is a 
> rather
> condensed geographic location which at one time had hundreds of puppet 
> companies
> competing against one another. Puppeteers would frequently have spats 
> and
> arguments but they would not vent their spleen in conversation but in 
> a puppet
> show. I wonder if we could challenge everyone on the list that if they 
> have
> something provocative (or rude or insulting) that they want to say to 
> someone
> on the list, they should create a short piece, film it and post it to 
> us all
> watch. That way we can have our petty disagreemnts but they would 
> always be
> related to puppetry. Instead of trading obnoxious baiting and petty
> insults, let's encourage eachother to deveolp some chops. There is no 
> way we
> can stop being petty but at least we could be creative about it. - 
> Gregory
> _

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