The world of puppetry with Henk Boerwinkel

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Part of a series of six specials showcasing the work of puppeteers from various parts of the world. This program features the surrealistic creations of Dutch puppeteer Henk Boerwinkel and his wife. Included are excerpts from a live performance and segments from an interview with the couple. Among the topics discussed are the couple's creative collaboration, the darker symbolic elements in their work, the ambiguous nature of their creations, and the technical aspects involved in their work.
Henson, Jim; Boerwinkel, Henk; Baker, Martin G; Jones, Trevor, 1949-; Sleven, Rene
Katholieke Radio Omroep (Netherlands); Henson Associates
Television specials
American Culture; Performing Arts, Music; Puppet theater Netherlands; Puppet making; Puppeteers Netherlands
North America; United States of America
The Jim Henson video collection at the University of Maryland
Special Collections in Performing Arts
Terms of Use
Access restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
Physical Description
055 minutes; color

Creation/Production Credits

Music, Trevor Jones ; producer for KRO, Rene Sleven ; executive producer, Jim Henson.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: umd:1099; Catalog Key: alephsys003322385; Catalog Key: HENSON 040; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/388

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