was founded in 2003 in New York City by Kate Brehm
as a means of developing visually evocative theater and events with fabulous multi-skilled collaborators. The company includes puppeteers, clowns, projection designers, physical actors, visual artists, and musicians. The loose-knit group comes together to produce large works of puppetry and immersive art. Imnotlost has produced 3 full-length pieces of puppet theater: A Seemingly Unified Spectacle
2006, Do You Copy?
2008, and Dark Space
2009. Puppetry in development includes The Eye Which We Do Not Have
. The imnotlost Poof puppets
have appeared in numerous installations and performances across the country since 2009. Physical theater produced includes: Belly Dream Real
and Things Fall Apart
Imnotlost produced the popular puppet slam, Slutty Puppets
from 2003-2009 at CBGBs Gallery and Galapagos Art Space. It ran a discussion series with puppeteers at Dixon Place called Fireside Puppet Chats
from 2010-2013. imnotlost also produced a series of Dance Halls
around New York City.
Imnotlost residencies and awards include a NYSCA Individual Artist Award, Puffin Foundation Award, Here Art Center Artist Residency, Chashama Performance Development Award, a Chashama Space Residency, a Little Angel R and D residency, 2 One Arm Red Space Residencies, A Digital Performance Institute Residency, and a Galapagos Art Space Artist Residency. Imnotlost has performed at Standard Toykraft, Here Arts Center, PS122, The Puppet Rampage Festival, the Psi International Conference, Chicken John's, The Tank, Rubulad, the Node London Media Arts Festival, the Bangkok International Fringe Festival, and elsewhere.