Puppetry Journal – review of “Object of Her Affection”

Object of Her Affection, photo Kelly Stuart

In April, The Puppetry Journal printed a review of Object of Her Affection by Marissa Fenley as part of its coverage of the Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival.

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Object of Her Affection, Ann Boland Review

In a review of Object of Her Affection at the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, Ann Boland wrote on her blog, that the performance was “weird, amazing, funny, endearing, way over-the-top”.

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Staging the Non-Human Character: Animal, Alien, or Architecture (Symposium / Streaming)

Saturday, January 22, 2022, I discussed the creation and development of Object of Her Affection at a symposium, Staging the Non-Human Character; Animal, Alien, or Architecture with Maria Camia, Nick Lehane, Basil Twist, and moderator, Dr. Paulette Richards. The symposium, part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival streamed at on HowlRound.

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Object of Her Affection, Puppetry Journal

The Fall 2021 Edition of The Puppetry Journal profiled the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival, including Object of Her Affection, which performed as part of the festival.

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Simone Gad (1947-2021)

I first became aware of Simone Gad running into her at art openings where she was often accompanied by Sheree Rose. I heard that Simone was a former child actor and outsider artist, but didn’t know her all that well. That all changed one day when Sean Meredith suggested we partner for an exhibition at Track 16.

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24700 Automata Residency

On July 9th, 2020, 24700, news from California Institute for the Arts blog announced my individual artist residency Automata to develop Model Killer: Giant Crimes + Tiny Cover-ups.

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Automata Residency Announcement

still from Automata: Selections from the Accidental Collection

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Automata awarded me a three week individual artist residency at its space in the Chinatown arts district of Los Angeles where I worked on the development of Model Killer.

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Model Killer, American Puppetry Today, The Photography of Richard Termine, Charleville-Mézières

From September 20th-29th, 2019, a photograph from Model Killer will be part of American Puppetry Today, The Photography of Richard Termine in Charleville-Mézières, France.

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Stuck Together – Closing Reception

On Saturday, May 11th, there was a closing reception for Stuck Together: Marsian De Lellis, Simone Gad, Debra Broz at Track 16

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Riot Material (review)


On April 8, 2019, Genie Davis reviewed Stuck Together: Marsian De Lellis, Simone Gad, Debra Broz in “Stuck Together Repurposes And Becomes Richly Subversive” for Riot Material.

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