Name: Wayang Kulit Shadow Play
The ancient Indonesian art of shadow play or "Wayang Kulit" is a unique combination of ritual, lesson, and entertainment. Lacy shadow images are projected on a taught linen screen with a coconut oil lamp or electric light. The Dalang, or shadow artist, manipulates carved leather figures between the lamp and the screen to bring the shadows to life.
Name: Gamelan on the Web
This web site, maintained by Marc Hoffman, contains a listing of gamelan groups in North America. In North America the
term "gamelan" is used broadly to include musical ensembles of a wide variety. In this same spirit, this list attempts to be
as inclusive as possible and includes numerous musical ensembles.
Name: JAVANESE MYSTICISM - SUMARAH - INDONESIA - KEBATINAN - SPIRITUALITY
There are numerous forms of mysticism. The majestic grandeur of nature evoked an intuitive awe in man and a feeling of
unity. Some time in history members of the homo sapiens species began directing their attention inside themselves as they received indications of a magical and spiritual nature. In early cultures groups formed around a person who seemed
through some strange play of nature be possessed with extraordinary powers and insights. Some call them medicine man
Name: Indonesia at a glance: Batik Gallery
Name: Bali & Beyond
This site is an introduction and supplement to Bali & Beyond performances and workshops. Bali & Beyond is a performing arts company inspired by the cultures of Indonesia. The Los Angeles based ensemble tours nationwide, featuring a variety of music, theater, and educational presentations.Bali & Beyond is directed by Maria Bodmann and
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