Large Puppet Construction

March 15, 2020

Pearl Monkey

The artist holds workshops in Large Puppet Construction to build characters to demonstrate for social justice, such as women’s rights and immigrant status. For the Chinese Cultural Association, the artist teaches community members to construct the animals of the Chinese zodiac for the New Year’s parade. Participates dance with the dragon using musical instruments made from found objects. For the Berkeley Ecology Center, she makes processional figures to advocate for environmental issues for Earth Day. She builds large puppets for public celebrations such as the Solano Stroll.

Main image above: Pearl Monkey from Solano Stroll

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