Wayang Kulit is turbo-powered by ground-reverberating drums. Riveting and mind-numbing, it etches the mood of the drama played out behind the sheets. Rhythm is essential to the story, just as the rhythm of work and rest is essential to our lives.
Penglipur-lara (storyteller) weaving the puppets in and out of the canvas.
Flautist lifting the mystical melodies of Wayang Kulit over the chaotic drumbeats.