Partai Orang Hutan

A group of friends connected through their love of Indonesian art. They combine javanese puppet shadow theater “wayang” with traditional Indonesian dance and gamelan music. Incorporating the mystique of ritual, the traditional slow rhythm of the olden times as well as some of the dynamics of today. You can see all this and more in their adaptation of this traditional Indonesian art form.

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The performance Jalan–Jalan

Shaddows of puppets, dance and javanese singing tell taboo stories of old Java in which the myths intertwine with reality, the real with the unreal, souls embody themselves into shadows and dance already for so many years for the pleasure of gods, for the forgiveness of daemons, for the pleasure of the dead who come alive at night. We are only so strong and beautiful as we treat the volcano and the ocean.