Ki Anom Suroto: Staying true to classicism
Anissa S. Febrina
The Jakarta Post
(JP/R. Berto Wedhatama)
It was an evening unlike any other for Javanese puppeteer Anom Suroto.
That night, about a hundred pairs of eyes – most of which belonged to Indonesians – glanced back and forth between the dozens of leather puppets that came to life in his hands and a handful of screens displaying English subtitles to his Bima Bungkus show.
It was a charity nig...
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