Keyword: exhibition

Wael Shawky – Serpentine Gallery

2014-01-02 Helen Jauregui

This unusual exhibition of artwork and films explores religious fundamentalism, and features hundreds of intricate marionettes.

Bristol Festival of Puppetry 2013

2013-07-31 Helen Babbs

International puppetry acts will flood into Bristol at the end of August, as the city’s biennial puppetry festival begins. Producers Rachel McNally and Chris Pirie talk about the process of putting on a festival.

'Saints Alive' – Michael Landy

2013-06-12 Song Jungmin

Amusing automatons made of rusting junk and found objects see tortured Christian saints re-imagined and made interactive.

SPILL Festival 2012

2012-10-26 Helen Babbs

The SPILL Festival of performance launches in Ipswich next week, offering five days of experimental theatre and live art from a host of international performers.

The Turner Prize 2012

2012-10-02 Helen Babbs

Puppetry features in this year’s Turner Prize at Tate Britain. Spartacus Chetwynd has been nominated for her solo exhibition at Sadie Coles HQ, London.

Postcard from Palermo

2012-07-20 Isabel Lyster

As you walk through the city, people spill from cafes in true Mediterranean style as dust kicks up from crumbling streets. And, hidden within Palermo’s small alleys, are the cavernous puppet theatres of the Opera Dei Pupi.