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Small fish in a big pool …

February 9, 2022

I am no sure where my Coat Hanger Dolls stand in the world of puppets and puppetry. I am a beginner in an indutstry that has its roots in the second and first millennia when early peoples crafted beings and gave them ‘life’. So, the craft developed and became increasingly sophisticated and now has an organised support structure.  Since the early 20th century there has been an International Puppet Union holding international traditional and experimental festivals and producing puppet related books and journals.  Furthermore, puppetry was introduced to Further Education in colleges and universities for those wishing to perform on television, theatres, and festivals professionally.

Me and my dolls are small fry in comparison we cannot hold a candle to the magnificence that goes before and continues …

Nonetheless I will not give up upholding their splendour …

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