Guided tour: «Laughter is a combat sport: puppets and transgression»

Discover the museum from the Franche-Comté as you have never seen it...

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© Jacky Renard

Long before the television clowns(puppet theatres), the Brand district of Besançon gave birth(rise) to a theatre of news in puppets, particularly bright. Between irreverence and transgression, laughter is also a combat sport... In the course of a route(course) renewed and extended of exhibition(exposure), be allowed guide on the steps of Barbizier, a bisontin winegrower in the language(tongue) well hung, in the discovery of an amazing gallery of characters yesterday and of today. The unpublished presentation(display) of an important fund(collection) of contemporary puppets testifies the perpetuation of a tradition of protest of economic, religious and political powers, of French Revolution in our days. Inspired by Victor Hugo, Alfred Jarry or else Tomi Ungerer, the revolt of Handles(Manche,Channel,Sleeves) with Brooms is underway! 20 h 45; 21 h 45; 22 h 45 / lasted 30 minutes / 25 people maximum by visit / level 3 of the museum Registration(Inscription) in box office – guided tour Marie Boley

About the venue

La Citadelle - 99 rue des Fusillés 25000 Besançon
  • Musée de France
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  • Patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO
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  • Society and civilisation