Puppet master: A Bảo Hà artisan with his puppet. A performance and talk about the traditional craft of Bảo Hà puppet village will take place at Six Space on August 7. — Photo courtesy of the Six Space
Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — On August 7, Six Space will host the performance and talk The Other Vietnamese Puppetry, which is part of the project Reimagine The Artist/Artisan operated by a group of artists and art researchers who are passionate about the history, knowledge, and aesthetics of craftsmanship and craft villages in Việt Nam.
The event will feature some puppet extracts presented by artisans from Bảo Hà puppet village in Vĩnh Bảo District in Hải Phòng City. The extracts include Tứ Linh (Four Holy Animals) and Đôi Ngọc Lưu Ly (A Pair of Lapis Lazuli Gemstone).
After the performance, the artisans will also share stories about the village’s history and its traditional craft. Puppet artist Lê Giang will also join the talk
An exhibition showcasing the materials, tools and process of making wood-carved puppets will also take place at the venue.
The free entry event will take place from 4pm to 5.30pm. Six Space is located on the 6th floor, 94B Trần Hưng Đạo Street. — VNS