Wayang is a Javanese (Indonesia) word for particular kinds of theatre. When the term is used to refer to kinds of puppet theatre, sometimes the puppet itself is referred to as wayang.

Wayang is an ancient Javanese word meaning “shadow” or “ghost.” It is also the name for the traditional sacred dramas of Java and Bali. There are seven main forms of wayang, but wayang kulit, or shadow-puppet theater,

Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet Gunungan from by EthnicArtandJewelry, $250.00

Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet Gunungan from by EthnicArtandJewelry, $250.00

Chinese shadow puppet.

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The inspiration of the stage design is Gunungan Wayang (Javanese ...

The inspiration of the stage design is Gunungan Wayang (Javanese .

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Wayang, Puppet Theater of Indonesia

"Bailey notes his place in the middle of an article that is comparing the interplay of light and shadow in a particular tent to Indonesian puppet theater.

Week #25 - Wayang Puppets of Indonesia:  Use this website to learn about the puppets and the performance that is an important part of Javanese Culture.

Wayang Puppets of Indonesia: Use this website to learn about the puppets and the performance that is an important part of Javanese Culture. These leather puppets are used in shadow puppet shows across the island of Java.

Wayang Makers by Ilham Brahmantya on 500px - Old lady making a wayang traditional puppet from Indonesia

by Ilham Brahmantya on - Old lady making a wayang traditional puppet from Indonesia

Wayang kulit #indonesia

Wayang kulit #indonesia

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A buffalo-hide puppet used in Nang drama (Nang Talung), a form of shadow play from Thailand.

Wayang recognized as a UNESCO masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity in 2003. Culture is a stylish marriage between acting, sound art, music, speech arts, literary arts, painting, sculpture, symbol to art. In its development, the puppet is often used as a medium of propaganda, education, entertainment, philosophical understanding, as well as entertainment to the public.

Wayang recognized as a UNESCO masterpiece of the oral and intangible heritage of humanity in 2003. Culture is a stylish marriage between acting, sound art, music, speech arts, literary arts, painting, sculpture, symbol to art. In its development, the puppet is often used as a medium of propaganda, education, entertainment, philosophical understanding, as well as entertainment to the public.

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