Keyword: debate

Puppetry faces the lure of the big time

2012-10-10 Elspeth Murray

Puppetry is a provocative subject, and social media means discussions about the art form's relevance can rage for days. Ahead of a real life debate on puppetry's future, we review a previous debate on spectacle vs content via an experimental 'Twitter essay'.

Objects of Emotion

2012-08-01 Helen Babbs

It’s not often that neuroscientists are found in discussion with performers and that lectures are punctuated with puppetry. But, earlier this summer, puppeteers and scientists joined forces at the Wellcome Collection to explore the emotional connections we make with inanimate things and why.