Puppet Theatre & Storytelling
Shadow Theater of Indonesia
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.
The Storytelling Ring
is a ring of sites throughout the WWW featuring Storytelling resources, organizations, events, and the tellers themselves. All dedicated, at least in part, to the vocal art of telling stories.
We have always been fascinated with shadows. Shadows thrown by a campfire can appear to be monsters; fingers twisted in a specific way in front of a light beam can create intricate animal shapes…
A bilingual (Greek & English) website dedicated to the popular art of Greek shadow theater and its leading figure, Karaghiozis. Find articles, books, figures and forums.