wayang shadow puppet lwp
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feel and watch indonesian javanese wayang shadow puppet on your android screen. wayang the shadow puppet is a cultural live wallpaper featuring wayang the famous indonesian javanese shadow puppet or puppets show, consist of two different forces between good called pandawa and evil called kurawa, packed with 11 famous javanese wayang character from both sides. wayang, also spelled wajang, in javanese mean shadow, classical javanese puppet drama that uses the shadows thrown by puppets manipulated by rods against a translucent screen lit from behind. developed before the 10th century, the form had origins in the thalubomalata, the leather puppets of southern india. the art of shadow puppetry probably spread to java with the spread of hinduism. Get this dolls themes. the prototype of the wayang figures is the wayang kulit, or shadow puppet made of perforated, elaborately painted leather. the plays utilizing wayang puppets are set in mythological times and dramatize episodes from the hindu epics ramayana or ramayan and mahabharata.
some are of javanese creation, being further elaborations of the mahabharata legends of the five heroic pandava brothers. these highly ritualized midnight-to-dawn performances may be viewed from either side of the screen, some of the audience sitting behind the dalang (puppeteer or master of puppets), but most connoisseurs prefer to watch the figures as shadows cast or silhouette on the screen. when the characters are introduced, the figures representing the forces of good are on the right, the evil ones on the left according to puppetry and puppet master. the stylized shapes and movements of the early wayang kulit puppets were imitated by other forms of wayang, notably the wayang golek, or three-dimensional wooden figures manipulated by rods, the wayang wong, a pantomime by live actors and the wayang krunchil, wooden puppets in low relief. retina wallpapers. wayang plays are usually viewed on such important occasions as birthdays and anniversaries. though they are also found in china and throughout southeast asia, they do not have the same mystical and religious connotations there that they have in java. wayang influenced european puppetry through the work of the puppeteer richard teschner, who, in the early 20th century, fused the artistic quality and simplicity of wayang with germanic technical excellence in his viennese pupped theater, figuren spiegel.
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