PERFORMING FOR THE CAMERA WORKSHOP

Helen Marshall: Performing for the Camera Workshop Monday 20 July 2015 Open Eye Gallery 19 Mann Island Liverpool Waterfront Liverpool, L3 1BP A workshop was held at Open Eye free to the members of the public, led by Helen Marshall on 20th July 2015. Designed to get...
The Collaboration

The Collaboration

The Collaboration Helen Marshall first met Risang Yuwono in Tana Toraja, Sulawesi, Indonesia where both had travelled to take photographs relating to the region’s funeral rites and rituals. Risang invited Helen to visit the Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya in...
Javanese Traditional Theatre

Javanese Traditional Theatre

Javanese Traditional Theatre Theatre in Java has a thousand year old history at least, and includes a wide range of forms, many linked to pre-Islamic beliefs and practices. Shadow puppetry, wayang kulit, seems to have been at the core of Javanese theatre, influencing...
Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya

Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya

Ketoprak Tobong Kelana Bakti Budaya   Prak! Prak! Ke-tho-prak!  A Javanese form of costume drama named onomatopoeically after a percussion pattern played on a hollow wooden box or keprak by a wooden mallet. It emerged suddenly in Yogyakarta in the mid-1920s in a...