Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Shadow play’

Ghatotkacha as seen in Javanese shadow puppet ...

Ghatotkacha as seen in Javanese shadow puppet play (wayang) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Wayang Kulit

English: Wayang Kulit (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There are many cultures which have taken on the art of using shadows as a medium of communication in performing arts. In Malaysia, we have the “wayang kulit“, a traditional Malay, shadow puppet show. The stylized elaborately designed puppets  interact, dance and glide behind a large white cloth screen on which a  very bright white light is shone. The dramas acted out by these puppets are usually ancient myths and legends. But, the idea of shadow play has actually taken on a more modern usage. (more…)

Advertisements

Read Full Post »

SANDIWARA

tracking ORIGINS

this is... The Neighborhood

the Story within the Story

Art by Ken

The works and artistic visions of Ken Knieling.

The Conscience Blog

The conscience of a society is its economy

Transitions and A Medically Complex Child

Spina Bifida, Education, Learning and Life

Ray Ferrer - Emotion on Canvas

** OFFICIAL Site of Artist Ray Ferrer **

Bucket List Publications

Indulge- Travel, Adventure, & New Experiences

notalltheenglishdrinktea

Language, poetry, literature, philosophy... with coffee and biscuits.

Winking at Life - 2012 Blogging Start

Adventures in Reality are the ebb and flow of thoughts, feelings, impressions and ideas affecting the tidal flow and structure of my life.