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Asian Theatre Journal 22.2 (2005)




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Plate 1
Didik Nini Towok (left)with his teacher Ibu Sawitri, a topengcirebon (mask dance) artist of Losarivillage, Cirebon, Indonesia. Didikhas studied mask performance andgender impersonation with traditionalmasters throughout Asia andmixes tradition and innovation inhis performances. (Photo: LPKT)

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Plate 2
Didik Nini Towok's antics in his Pancasari ("five essences") combinetraditional masks and modern comedy. (Photo: LPKT)

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Plate 3
A 2001 production by Didik Nini Towok mixed Japanese nō andJavanese refined female court dance in Bedaya Hogoromo to tell the Japanesestory of a Bird Woman (center) whose feather wings are stolen. The dancerson each side are dressed in the style of Javanese bedhaya dance. (Photo:LPKT)

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Plate 4
Japanese Shishi mask from the Oka Collection at the British Museum. (Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Plate 5
Balinese Barong Ket in performance at Puri Saren, Ubud, Bali. (Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Plate 6
Japanese Aka-Hannya carved byHiroyuki Yamamoto. (Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Plate 7
Balinese Rangda mask carved by Ida Bagus Alit.(Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Plate 8
Balinese Sidha Karya mask carved by Anak AgungGede Ngurah. (Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Plate 9
Japanese Okina mask carved by Hiroyuki Yamamoto.(Photo: Margaret Coldiron)

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2109
Print ISSN
0742-5457
Pages
p. 2005
Launched on MUSE
2005-10-31
Open Access
No
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