History of Teulis Shadow Theater

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Shadow Theatre – a form of visual art, which originated in Asia over 1,700 years ago. In ancient China, shadow theaters used a light source, large translucent screen and flat colored puppets, fixed on thin sticks. In the mid-80s a new trend of shadow theatre has revealed itself with the new main tool – human body, it’s shadow. Artists using flexibility and plasticity, created performances using, primarily, own body.

But the international admission of a new self-expression way came in 2004 as a result of the rapid development of the Internet.

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