On the design of foreleg extensions and quadrupedal costumes.
Version 1.1.1, updated February 27, 2013. 17 pages. PDF.
An illustrated research essay on costume designs that let a performer walk on all fours. This includes devices worn to make the reach of the performer’s arms match the length of their legs. Safety concerns in designing and wearing quadrupedal costumes. Examples of performances in which foreleg extensions have been used: traditional and innovative, secular and spiritual. Has illustrations, bibliography.
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