Chamindika Wanduragala is a multidisciplinary artist who brought together three artists working in puppetry. Kallie Melvin delves into the complexities of being a transnational adoptee. Andrew Young’s work excavates his family’s history. Oanh Vu navigates characters uncovering difficult truths and healing old wounds. Together, the three make up a series of transformative pieces emphasizing hope and power. All three artists got their start in puppetry through Monkeybear’s Harmolodic Workshop.

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Get to know each of the artists featured in this event:

Chamindika Wanduragala Creates Wonderment in Puppetry and Stop Motion

In a World of “Black and White,’ Puppeteer Kallie Melvin Is ‘Lime Green’

Andrew Young Explores Family History in the Magic of Puppetry

For Puppeteer Oanh Vu, Anything Is Possible