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Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405-7000)
Ilhan Basgoz (Project Director: November 1983 to present)
Karagoz: The Aesthetics, Symbolism and Cultural Meanings of Turkish Shadow Play Theatre

To support a traveling exhibition about the shadow play theatre Karagoz, a pop-ular puppet show known in the Middle East since 990 A.D. The exhibition will focus upon the aesthetics and symbolism of the art form as well as the social relationships and cultural values it expresses.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Theater History and Criticism

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$40,245 (approved)
$40,245 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1984 – 9/30/1986