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Bowling, Squirrel Wrestling, and Other Puppet Magic

Graeme Patterson PuppetThere is nothing inherently meditative about a man shooting eggs at another man who is wearing goalie gear. And there is nothing inherently transcendent about two elderly people bowling. But artist Graeme Patterson can make it so. Patterson is a maker of tiny puppet-figures and usually those puppet-figures star in his memorizing stop-motion animation. Blackflash magazine, a journal of photography and new media art, features Patterson’s recent Taming the Wild project, a collection of his puppet-figures posed in arresting photographs like the one to the left. He’s assembled a larger collection of his work on his YouTube channel, where we found these films:



Source: Blackflash