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Browsing items in: Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

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    • Ravana

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    • Opening with a shadow clown sequence, this video is an exploration of the meaning of evil as personified in Ravana, the ultimate villain in the Ramayana. A stage performance of the banishment of Rama introduces animated puppets that tell the story...
    • 2009
    • Ramayana – The Kidnapping of Sita

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    • The kidnapping of Sita portion of the Ramayana is reported in a Hitchcock-style docu-news format. The reporter asks us how we would act when faced with a moral dilemma, 'Was Sita right in trying to help who she thought was just a poor man in need...
    • 2009
    • SNN – Why we fight

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    • Using a news broadcast format this video brings us reports of the battle at the end of the Ramayana, when Rama’s army defeats Ravana’s troops and allows Sita and Rama return to Kosala. Hanuman, the general of Rama’s monkey army is interviewed...
    • 2009
    • Oral Tradition into Written Tradition

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    • This video is a retelling of creation of the Ramayana through Valmiki’s vision of Brahma. The traditional epic is brought into modern Canada through a discussion of re-mixes, mash-ups, copyright and intellectual property rights
    • 2009
    • Wayang Kulit – Respect for the Puppets

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    • This animated video introduces the characters of the Ramayana and discusses the idea of Dharma, with commentary by Sharad Chandra, a Hindu Pandit or priest. Dr. Barbara Winter, the curator of the museum, explains how the puppets were made and...
    • 2009
    • Drama of the Shadow World

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    • The Drama of the Shadow World interviews Dr. Richard Toews, an anthropologist, Sharad Chandra, a Hindu pandit or priest and Sutrisno Hartana, an Indonesian dalang puppet master to explore the meanings of myth, dramatic retelling of well known...
    • 2009
    • The Journey of the Wayang

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    • The Journey of the Wayang is an introduction to the traditional context of the wayang shadow puppets in Indonesia and an interview with the donor about the wayang and the donation of the puppets to Simon Fraser University. The 2006 performance is...
    • 2009
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Abimanyu
    • Arjuna's spiritual, wise son. Shot with arrows fired by the Korawa side and then killed by Jayadrata. Seen as a demeaning death for a good person. Black face and gold body with bloody spots. Red and black spears through torso.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Abiyasa
    • King of Hastina. Grandfather of the Pandawas and Korawas. Wrote the first version of the Mahabharata. Black face with red lips. Red and green stripped turban with ruffles. Orange, black and gold stripe shirt. Blue shawl. Diamond pattern sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Abyasa
    • Abyasa, King of Hastina. Grandfather of the Pandawas and Korawas. Wrote the first version of the Mahabharata. Red face, with black hair and beard. Gold shirt with black and red stripes. Coloured sarong. Diamond patterned leggings. Green half crown.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Abyasa
    • Possibly Abyasa, King of Hastina. Grandfather of the Pandawas and Korawas. Wrote the first version of the Mahabharata. Black face. White hair. Black, red, gold striped shirt. Red cape.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anantasena
    • Male prince, son of Bima. He could turn into a snake during battle and had magic healing powers. Red face, gold body. Half crown with bird motif and black claw hair. Long sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anggada
    • Wanara warrior from Ramayana. Anthropomorphic monkey with black face and long nose. Full crown with bird motif. Wings. Pink and blue bustle sarong. Blue snake motif arm, leg and wrist bands. Snake motif sash across neck and chest.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anggada
    • Wanara warrior from Ramayana. Anthropomorphic monkey with red face, red eyes, exposed teeth and fangs. Red body with chest hair. Black claw hair with half crown. Long sarong with gold, white and circle pattern.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anggada
    • Wanara warrior from Ramayana. Anthropomorphic monkey with red face and body. Round red eyes. Half crown with bird motif. Long elaborate sarong. Circular gold, green and red arm bands. Necklace.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Angganda
    • Anthropomorphic monkey commander from the Ramayana. Red face and body. Round red eyes, open mouth, black hair. Green and red sarong. Green arm, wrist, ankle and tail band.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anila
    • Wanara anthropomorphic warrior in Sugriv's army during the Ramayana. Blue face with round red eyes. Half crown with bird motif, curly hair. Arm, wrist, leg and tail bands. Sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anila
    • Wanara anthropomorphic warrior in Sugriv's army during the Ramayana. Blue face and body including tail. Open mouth with gold teeth. Long claw hair with half crown and bird motif. Double gold arm bands. Blue sarong with gold and red circle pattern.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anila
    • Wanara anthropomorphic warrior in Sugriv's army during the Ramayana. Blue face with round red eyes. Blue body with pink necklace, snake arm bands and wrist bands. Long sarong.
    • 1870-1920
    • Wayang Kulit Shadow Puppet

    • Anjani
    • Hanoman's mother. Kneeling on white and grey rug. Gold face and body. Round eyes, red lips, gold fangs. Half crown. Half black bun with long curly hair. Green bodice and skirt with gold flowers. Rings on fingers. Snake arm bands. Arms crossed palms...
    • 1870-1920

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