MCA Talk:
The Ellen Van Volkenburg Puppetry Symposium

Free
A grimy puppet kneels on a wooden surface, a checkered cloth wrapped around its neck, and a model lantern glowing yellow beside it. The puppet is operated by sticks, held by four black-gloved hands.
Silencio Blanco, El Chiflón. Photo: Tommy Bay.

About

Silencio Blanco cofounders Santiago Tobar and Dominga Gutiérrez participate as part of this daylong international symposium, which brings together practicing festival artists with scholars from many disciplines to consider the intersection of puppetry and biology, cinema, poetry, and philosophy.

Visit chicagopuppetfest.org/symposium for the full schedule.