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Bread and Puppet Theater

Bread and Puppet Theater

Date: September 14, 2022 – Wednesday

Time: 18:30

Place: santralistanbul Campus


Founded in 1963 by Peter Schumann in New York and continuing its performances in Vermont, Bread and Puppet Theatre noted for their giant puppetand masks made out of papier-mâché and cardboards, and for their street shows and performances will deliver their first performance as part of the 17th Istanbul Biennial organized by IKSV on our University’s santralistanbul Campus on September 14, 2022.


Continuing their workshop activities that are performed in collaboration with our University’s Faculty of Communication’s Management of Performing Arts Program on our santralistanbul Campus, the company has designed giant puppetand choreography by upcycling the waste materials on our campuses with volunteers for three weeks. Art director and renowned Karagoz artist Cengiz Özek will also accompany this first performance of the company that will take place at santralistanbul Campus with the contributions of BİLGİ Department of Textile and Fashion Design and Department of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts with his play titled ‘Çöp Canavarı’ [Garbage Monster]. Like every performance of the company, the performance will end with the ritual bread offering of the company to the audience.


You are invited to the opening performance of Bread and Puppet Theater that will take place on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 18:30 on santralistanbul Campus with the parade starting to march from Guest Entrance toward Kıyı Amfi!



18:30 | Parade

19:00 | Performance