Carrots, Sticks & a Black Box

– A Guide for the Practice of Contemporary Puppet Theatre –

This is a book for everyone who is interested in both practice and theory of puppet theatre, whether they are truck drivers, accountants or already puppeteers. It presents the tools for practising this art, the different elements of puppet animation, the animation of spaces and discusses the borders of puppetry nowadays. The book combines many dozens of exercises with amusing anecdotes and reflecting thoughts about the work. In it’s own, personal way it sums the accumulated knowledge of contemporary puppetry over the last 10 years in Finland and some other countries. The book was published in two editions, in English and in Finnish.kirja1

Co-makers: illustrator Johanna Latvala, translator (in the Finnish edition) Maiju Tainio. 178 pages, soft cover. Carrots, Sticks and a Black Box – ISBN 978-952-92-9809-9. Keppi, Porkkana ja Musta Laatikko – ISBN 978-952-92-9808-2

Published 2011 by Sixfingers Theatre 

Second edition 2017 by Grus Grus Theatre

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s