File puptcrit/puptcrit.0909, message 382


Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2009 22:06:57 -0400
To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets


thganks all for the article and the link. Truly inspiring.

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Geoffrey Navias
<geoff-AT-openhandtheater.org>wrote:

> Even better is a clip
>
>
> http://www.metacafe.com/watch/2275131/lilikan_s_the_great_royal_academic_the
> atre/
>
> Some really wonderful scenes from their show...really amazing using
> miniature and creating giants.
>
> In a similar vein I have seen the masks of of one culture that
> traditionally
> created giants, not by making giant masks or puppets, but by making very
> small masks that would make the wearer look awkwardly huge in comparison.
>
> Geoffrey Navias
> Open Hand Theater
>
>
>  On 9/26/09 9:47 AM, "puppetpro-AT-aol.com" <puppetpro-AT-aol.com> wrote:
>
> > Thanks, Vladimir! Really amazing detail!
> Rolande
>
>
> -----Original
> > Message-----
> From: Vladimir Vasyagin <vasyagin-AT-hotmail.com>
> To:
> > puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> Sent: Fri, Sep 25, 2009 6:45 pm
> Subject: Re: [Puptcrit]
> > Giant Puppets
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> "Just don't try a live production of KING KONG with
> > finger puppets. It won't
> have the impact"? Are you sure?
>
> Are we talking
> > about PUPPET THEATER? Then take a
> > look....
>
> http://www.theatre.ru/lilikan/about/
> Human-size "King Kong" would be
> > a giant... if we are talking about Puppet
> Theater.
>
>
> Good luck with giants.
>
>
> >
> Vladimir
>
>
>
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>
>
> > From: alangregorycook-AT-msn.com
> > To:
> > puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
> > Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 14:50:44 +0000
> > Subject:
> > [Puptcrit] Giant Puppets
> >
> > The conversation about Giant Puppet is a
> > reminder that TRADITION is a better
> word than RIPOFF.
> >
> > Even the Bohemian
> > Grove in California got into the act with a giant marionette
> operated from
> > the top of a tall tree.
> >
> > And what about parallel giantism in
> > sculpture---those big pop art enlargements
> of common objects like ironing
> > boards and headache bags.
> >
> > Remo Bufano's giant CLOWN for Billy Rose's
> > "JUMBO on BROADWAY, or blowup giant
> balloons in Sid & Marty Krofft Fair or
> > Amusement Park shows---its all related.
> >
> > Just don't try a live production
> > of KING KONG with finger puppets. It won't
> have the impact.
> >
> >
> >
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