Read http://www.suntimes.com/news/23328063-418/souls-on-a-string.html for background.
Kipniss owned and operated The National Marionette Company of Chicago in Ravenswood until 2005, when his business partner, Lou Ennis, suffered a fatal stroke and the building was destroyed by fire.
The future of those 3,000 marionettes seemed uncertain.
And that is where Joseph R. Lewis came in.
During the summer, a Wicker Park neighbor of Lewis told him about thousands of “strange, wooden dolls” in a vacant Wicker Park house.
This is haunting. I just pledged $500, and I hope it makes it:
Reblog, or spread the word yourself.
Not a crush, but reblogged from one! This kickstarter is nowhere near meeting their goal and it’s breaking my heart. Dig deep, give what you can, or just spread the word. Help this man get his life’s work back.
DAY NINE (ten.. never sleep again..)
A NIGHTMARE on ELM STREET
Photographs by KRYS FOX
Starring MATTHEW CAMP
Matthew Camp by Krys Fox (new favorite photographer!)