Suzanne Cohen Filmmaker and Educator

The Bull Leaper

‘The Bull Leaper’ is a Minoan Bronze Age object at the British Museum which appears to depict a person back flipping over a bull.

Did this really happen? If so, was it a sport or religious ritual? And was man’s relationship with the animal kingdom different at this time?

These are some of the questions explored by a group of young people participating in the Talking Objects programme at the British Museum. The resulting animations imagine what really happened……..