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Indra Jaya Craft studio awaken mask tradition in mystic rites into works of contemporary indoor décor

Tinuku ~ Indra Jaya Craft studio presenting batik mask works made of solid wood. Studio based in Yogyakarta focused interior design items such as the classic style work of sculpture in the form of wooden batik masks decorated using batik techniques.

Indra Jaya Craft studio reawaken the mask traditions into contemporary interior decor concepts. The designers and craftsmen utilize the skills for generations of ancestors to express the patterns of long historical memory sacred cultural practices.

Tinuku Indra Jaya Craft studio awaken mask tradition in mystic rites into works of contemporary indoor décor

Tinuku.com Indra Jaya Craft studio awaken mask tradition in mystic rites into works of contemporary indoor décor

Studio produces accessories ceremonies distinctive mystical Javanese culture into ethnic-style interior installation item. The works use wood materials selection through series of long process of batik techniques for presenting sculpture works shaped batik mask.

Mask-making art history in Indonesia has been progressing quite long. Shape, form, color and expression lines masks from various regions are easing, but aspects of its use are included in the cultural system there are many similarities.

The mask is means to clone human face coverings or other creatures stylized. Many styling in naturalist or abstract masks are intended to show the picture of the character who is closely related to the culture system.

Mask in Javanese culture emphasizes the use of dance activity that is sacred or profane. The mask becomes very important element in the mystical rites as means of subjects as well as objects in the history of folklore and mythology.

Traditional ceremonies Batak culture in North Sumatra, Tolage-Alfur in Central Sulawesi and Dayaks in Borneo using mask to meet with ancestors spirit. In Cirebon, West Java, mask art grew out of magical ceremony held in sacred tomb.

Masks as means of performing arts in Indonesia starting from the Mataram dynasty in the 9th century in Central Java, particularly among the palace. Furthermore, the cultural center moved to East Java during the reign of Mpu Sindok in year 928.

The masks tradition over time outside of the palace and ended quickly expanded, spread to every corner of the area. Madura island developed tradition of "Topeng Dheleng" known in the 15th century. The mask is playing the character of good, evil, strong, soft, sly, violent, funny and so forth.

www.Tinuku.com Indra Jaya Craft studio awaken mask tradition in mystic rites into works of contemporary indoor décor

Tinuku Indra Jaya Craft studio awaken mask tradition in mystic rites into works of contemporary indoor décor

The presence of the character of certain figures are supported by the presence of story that appeared on the literary works. Ramayana Kakawin literary works into initial source was composed during the reign of King Balitung in 898-910 AD.

Once the center of the kingdom moved to East Java, emerging new sources such as the Mahabharata composed during the reign of King Dharmawangsateguh years 991-1016. Then Panji literary works born in Kertanegara dinasty in Singasari in 1268-1292.

Topeng Dheleng in East Java was never separated from the three epics are the Ramayana, Mahabharata and Panji. In its development, Panji is the most dominant displayed in the mask tradition. While the Ramayana and Mahabharata more displayed in the form of Wayang Wong who did not use mask.
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