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Lutkovno gledališče Ljubljana also opened the bookstore, which offers the largest selection of children’s literature, CDs, films and animations. It is the only specialised bookstore for children and puppetry publications in Slovenia. 


LUTKA - The Puppet Magazine 2019

In September 2019, the latest issue of the professional magazine of puppetry art and the theatre of animated forms LUTKA (PUPPET) was published. The puppet, freed of its own physicality and deterministic frames, transcends into an animated entity, an open medium of varied potentials. Through this transition into different phases of being and artistic forms, it represents a synthesis of diverse aesthetic approaches and technologies. Its essence lies in limitless potential, which can also be embodied in its relationship with modern technologies. This issue of LUTKA, the journal for puppet art and animated theatre, is themed around the influence of new technologies on the development and understanding of contemporary puppet art and the art of animated entities generally. Its goal is to present a range of interdisciplinary and hybrid forms of contemporary puppetry and to thematise the relevant issues. More about magazin ...

The magazin is part of the N.A.P.P. project, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Price 8,5 euro



Joint issue of The Journal for Puppetry Arts and Theatre of Animated Forms – Lutka and Maska – The Performing Arts Journal

The current issue of the journal is both The Journal for Puppetry Arts and Theatre of Animated Forms – Lutka and Maska – The Performing Arts Journal, and it is dedicated exclusively to animation in contemporary theatre, both in the its broad range of authorial writings and writings about animation. It is the result of the first comprehensive collaboration between two longstanding Slovenian theatre journals (Maska was founded in 1920, and Lutka in 1966).

Initially, at the time of its conception and editing, this issue was rather immodestly called a “collection”, and this description probably comes closest to the result. The special joint edition of Maska and Lutka is largely a result of the 12th iteration of the educational programme The Seminar of Contemporary Performing Arts, which took place during the 2014/2015 academic year and which was conceived and carried out in a collaboration between Maska Institute and Ljubljana Puppet Theatre, and it was dedicated to the art of animated forms in the context of contemporary art.

Price: 10 EUR 
The Journal for Puppetry Arts and Theatre of Animated Forms - LUTKA

A book of essays - YOUNG AUDIENCES

The Ljubljana Puppet Theatre is one of the founders of ASSITEJ Slovenia, Centre for Cultural Education in the Field of Performing Arts and member of the international ASSITEJ network, boasting 83 centres around the world. The bilingual book of essays Young Audiences was conceived in collaboration with ASSITEJ and LGL (Ljubljana Puppet Theatre) as a combination of theory, creative practice and pedagogical process.

The book of essays Young Audiences – Eight Essays on the Role of Theatre for Children and Young People in Contemporary Society was co-created by scientists, theatre makers, pedagogues and parents: Prof. Dr. Slavko Gaber, Prof. Dr. Ljubica Marjanovič Umek, Assist. Prof. Dr. Marjeta Mencin Čeplak, Prof. Dr. Milica Antić Gaber, Writer and Member of the Belgian Theatre Company Le Théâtre de la Guimbarde Gaëtane Reginster Maja Pelević, British Publicist David Wood, Stage Director Ivana Djilas, and the father of three sons Dino Bauk.

The Journal and the Book of Essays are available in the Theatre Bookshop and at other major selling points around Slovenia.

Price: 8 EUR
A book of essays - YOUNG AUDIENCES