This Article First Appeared In Indianexpress On June 14, 2023
The next 75 years will be significant in terms of how we understand culture individually, in communities and in the context of the country. Sometimes, the three come together and, sometimes, these are very separate experiences. When I talk about puppet theatre, it also refers to folk theatre, mask and other forms. As an artist who represents the niche cultural sector of puppet theatre, I would like to look up from the grassroots. Puppet theatre is not just one performing art but, traditionally, a space where a lot of knowledge systems come together.