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Laurie Simmons Makes Puppets Into People

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"As the music (in my film) became more complex, as the emotions and thoughts became more complex I wasn't sure a puppet could carry Act Two. That's when I decided the puppet would become a real woman." -- filmmaker and photographer Laurie Simmons, on her unorthodox work. Ask Laurie why she chose Meryl Streep as the puppet's human form, and other questions during "The Present Perfect with Art:21," a live and online event June 23.

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Post Date: June 17, 2010