I, Puppet/ 我, 戲偶
I, PUPPET is Hsuan Yu Pan’s magical, poetic, and engaging profile of Tsai Yi Wei’s creative and imaginative use of puppetry. This work-in-progress highlights the art form in an imaginative odyssey through New York. I look forward to the final cut.
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The street is my stage! Taiwanese puppeteer Tsai Yi Wei's experiential Potehi improvisation in NYC's landscapes.
Exhibitions & Screenings
Walking in the Cosmos: Artists Interpreting Urban Reverence (Voelker Orth Museum NYC 2022)
Afternoon At The Movies (Taiwan Center NYC 2022)
Longer version in development
Taiwanese Potehi is a form of puppetry that has been performed for centuries. Yi Wei Tsai is an artist working to preserve the traditional craft and discover himself. His story is also revealed through interactions with the different generations of his conservative family and his own son.