PoliticalCircus

The Political Circus

Toronto, Ontario · 258 Sales

PoliticalCircus

The Political Circus

Toronto, Ontario 258 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(30)

Announcement   It's The Political Circus! Live from Canada! Finger puppets of all of your favourite politicians! Collect them all!

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Last updated on 15 Sep, 2016

It's The Political Circus! Live from Canada! Finger puppets of all of your favourite politicians! Collect them all!

Gabe Thirlwall

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Gabe Thirlwall

Prime Ministers Bunting
Prime Ministers Bunting
CA$10.00
Trudeau finger puppets! Justin and Pierre!
Trudeau finger puppets! Justin and Pierre!
CA$20.00
Fathers of Confederation
Fathers of Confederation
CA$20.00
Joe Clark Finger Puppet
Joe Clark Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Justin Trudeau Finger Puppet
Justin Trudeau Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Jody Wilson-Raybould Finger Puppet
Jody Wilson-Raybould Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Agnes Macphail Finger Puppet
Agnes Macphail Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Harjit Sajjan Finger Puppet
Harjit Sajjan Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Chrystia Freeland Finger Puppet
Chrystia Freeland Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Tony Clement finger puppet
Tony Clement finger puppet
CA$15.00
Carolyn Bennett Finger Puppet
Carolyn Bennett Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Stephen Harper finger puppet
Stephen Harper finger puppet
CA$15.00
Jane Jacobs Finger Puppet
Jane Jacobs Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
John Diefenbaker Finger Puppet
John Diefenbaker Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Tommy Douglas finger puppet
Tommy Douglas finger puppet
CA$15.00
Women in Canadian Politics postcard set
Women in Canadian Politics postcard set
CA$10.00
Elizabeth May finger puppet
Elizabeth May finger puppet
CA$15.00
Jean Chretien Finger puppet
Jean Chretien Finger puppet
CA$15.00
Toronto City Builders 8 Postcard set
Toronto City Builders 8 Postcard set
CA$10.00
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
CA$15.00
Wab Kinew Finger Puppet
Wab Kinew Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
Melanie Mark finger puppet
Melanie Mark finger puppet
CA$15.00
Robert Falcon-Ouelette Finger Puppet
Robert Falcon-Ouelette Finger Puppet
CA$15.00
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Rachel Wade

Rachel Wade on 09 Dec, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Gave this as a gift for Christmas yesterday and they were very well received. The quality of the postcards is great. My partner plans on framing them and was super impressed by the bios and individuals highlighted in this series. Thank you!

adrianne12

adrianne12 on 09 Dec, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Just arrived and even better than expected. The cats are already having a ball with it! Great communication and awesome shop!

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About

The Political Circus is a pop art project aimed at public engagement in politics. The project began in 2007, after I moved to Ottawa, as a collection Canadian politician finger puppets. It has since grown into an interactive project, with site specific installations and academic collaborations.

The Political Circus was conceived from a desire to make politics relevant to audiences beyond political parties and organized social movements. Art is an accessible entry into politics; “puppet politicians” are especially straightforward concepts. Canadian politics is traditionally communicated through static media: TV, radio and print. My work, on the other hand, is tactile, interactive and fun.

My primary medium is silkscreen on mixed textiles.

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