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John Bell

John Bell is Director of the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut, where he is also Associate Professor of Dramatic Arts.

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Edited by John Bell

Puppets and masks are central to some of the oldest worldwide forms of art making and performance, as well as some of the newest. In the twentieth century, French symbolists, Russian futurists and constructivists, Prague School semioticians, and avant-garde artists around the world have all explored the experimental, social, and political value of performing objects.