inspiration abounds: "the stories from the ground" shadow puppetry... - pia jane bijkerk
Every now and then I stumble upon something magical that makes my heart soar – high up in the sky, diving and weaving through the clouds. This morning I came across the work of the stories from the ground shadow puppetry, and I am enraptured, take a look… The stories from the ground shadow puppetry …
Leather shadow puppet, 'Frog-Man Prince'
Inspired by one of Balis most beloved tales, Kadek Wira crafts this admirable leather puppet in the image of the Frog-Man. According to the story, a childless couple prayed relentlessly for the arrival of a child and was eventually blessed with a son. However, he had the body of a frog and as he grew up, he dreamt of marrying a princess. br br Boldly he approached the King and asked for one of his daughters in marriage. Appalled, the King ordered him killed, however, the Frog-Man…
'Shadow, or Wayang, Puppets, Ubud , Bali' Photographic Print - John W Banagan | Art.com
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Chinese Shadow Puppets
I purchased this couple in the Liulichang shopping district in Beijing. Chinese theater shadow puppets are said to be the earliest of their kind in the world, an art form that flourishes to this day. The puppets are made of translucent animal hide (usually donkey) and dyes.
Leather shadow puppet, 'King Yudhisthira'
According to the Mahabharata, Yudhisthira, the eldest of the Pandawa brothers, ruled over the kingdom of Kuru. Kadek Wira hand crafts his shadow puppet image from leather, and paints it white to symbolize Yudhisthiras pure character. The puppet includes bamboo sticks and an albesia wood stand.