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SAGIO: Striving to preserve wayang

  • The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Tue, September 11 2012 | 11:11 am
SAGIO: Striving to preserve wayang

PREMIUM Sagio, 60, is one of only a few Yogyakarta-style wayang kulit (leather shadow puppet) craftsmen who has managed to survive difficult times.

Learning about shadow puppet craftsmanship from his father, Jaya Perwita, beginning at age 11, Sagio has nurtured a deep love of wayang throughout his life.

“It’s wayang that has enabled me to tour the world to introduce the Indonesian art. ...