Puppetry at Walker Art Gallery Liverpool

Adam Bennett of DNA spent the day yesterday at the Walker Art Gallery with a mixed age group of children and adults making puppets and then having fun learning how to perform with them. Here are some photos of their creations

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Each 90 minute session wasn’t much time to make a puppet from scratch and learn how to perform with them. We used a simple rod puppet design that gave a working puppet quickly.

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The characters were based on Greek Mythology. There were a few Medusas, Zeus, some Poseidons, Athena, Artemis and a few “random villagers/townspeople” for the gods and monsters to perform simple scenes with.

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Adults and children alike enjoyed the creativity of making and the joy of playing with their creations.

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