Indonesia

Indonesia

Wayang Kulit.jpg

Wayang Kulit.jpg

color and detail

color and detail

Gatot Kaca

Gatot Kaca

Wayang is a generic term denoting traditional theatre in Indonesia. There is no evidence that wayang existed before Hinduism was brought to Southeast Asia from India circa the first century CE. This leads to the hypothesis that the art was imported by India or China,both of which have a long tradition of shadow puppetry and theatre in general. However, there very well may have been indigenous storytelling traditions that had a profound impact on the development of the traditional puppet…

Wayang is a generic term denoting traditional theatre in Indonesia. There is no evidence that wayang existed before Hinduism was brought to Southeast Asia from India circa the first century CE. This leads to the hypothesis that the art was imported by India or China,both of which have a long tradition of shadow puppetry and theatre in general. However, there very well may have been indigenous storytelling traditions that had a profound impact on the development of the traditional puppet…

Wayang Kulit, Shadow Puppets, Indonesia

Wayang Kulit, Shadow Puppets, Indonesia

arjuna, wayang kulit, indonesian culture

arjuna, wayang kulit, indonesian culture

Wayang Kulit Puppet

Wayang Kulit Puppet

Javanese Shadow Puppetry - wayang kulit

Javanese Shadow Puppetry - wayang kulit

Leather Wayang Kulit Puppet

Leather Wayang Kulit Puppet

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