Business Day | Heather Dugmore

Ideas about our humaneness, our animality and what ‘becoming human’ means are being debated vigorously in humanities research and closely relate to what we are doing in puppetry,” says Basil Jones, co-founder and executive producer of the Handspring Puppet Company.

Jones and the company’s co-founder and artistic director, Adrian Kohler, are the recipients of the Arts & Culture Trust’s Visual Arts Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Nedbank Arts Affinity.They received their award alongside four other Lifetime Achievement Award recipients at the 20th Arts & Culture Trust Awards at Sun International’s Maslow Hotel in Sandton …read more