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January 2017

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Eko Nugroho and Wayang Bocor: 'God Bliss (In the Name of Semelah)' at REDCAT

January 22, 2017
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 7:00pm

REDCAT: "Nugroho mixes pop influences with Indonesian motifs to question issues of identity and democracy.”  – The New York Times 

“Eko Nugroho is one of the most acclaimed members of the young generation of Indonesian contemporary artists.” – Art Review

Presented in association with Asia Society.

With a whirlwind of shadows, humor and iconic visual images from street art, popular culture and traditional Javanese forms, provocative artist Eko Nugroho riffs on the story of how Islam first came to Java in the 15th century, eventually resulting in Indonesia becoming the world’s largest Muslim-majority country. After gaining notice with his controversial ‘zine Daging Tumbuh (Rotting Flesh) in the moments after the end of president Suharto’s reign, Nugroho has gained international fame for work that uses found materials, graffiti techniques and hip hop music forms with the rich traditions of Indonesian shadow puppetry while confronting vital socio-political issues. Nugroho and his team of 10 collaborators use a distinctive blend of high and low art in the work of Wayang Bocor, in which puppets and actors weave together traditional elements of Indonesian wayang (shadow puppets) with live theater and scripts that cast 

Performed in Javanese and Indonesian with English supertitles.

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Last edited by rsdavid on Jan 12, 2017

Costume Shop Sale

January 25, 2017 - January 26, 2017
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:00am - Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

CalArts, Outside of the Cafe

THEATER: Selling old costumes from the costume shop stock.

Last edited by llo on Jan 18, 2017
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