Skip to main content

Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku ~ Bobung is a village in Gunung Kidul known as a center for craft wooden masks. The Bobung village has typical characteristic the entire population continuing the tradition of classical ancestors who worked as a craftsman for arts performances Panji Mask Dance.

Sentra Kerajinan Topeng Kayu Bobung Village is located in Patuk, Gunung Kidul, Yogyakarta, that all citizens who became artisans masks do exactly as their ancestors by making masks for the purpose of a classic opera Panji Asmara Bangun mask dance.

Tinuku Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

www.Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

www.Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Panji stories originated from the kingdom in Kediri, East Java, the 12th century era of Kameswara I were told about matchmaking between the son of the king of Koripan (Kediri), Raden Inu Kertapati, and the daughter of Jenggala, Galuh Candra Kirana.

In the era of Hayam Wuruk in the Majapahit empire began to make paintings about Panji story on a piece of cloth which is known as Wayang Beber. A picture shows a very simple to get in Pacitan and Wonosari Gunung Kidul.

The history of wooden masks in Bobung started since 1960 of Wayang Beber formed from a sheet of paper or drawn into the characters in the puppet story telling about Panji, thus making the mask refers to the forms contained in the puppets.

Each staging at least 70 masks should be available to every episode to describe each facial expression when in certain situations. Expression in the palace carved mask to reveal the official's face, eyes downcast and taciturn implies, while the faces in the forest is more manly, firm and gentle.

The play Panji Mask has movements that is so so tender and requires wooden masks that appear mask-making based on the needs of the stage to ultimately evolve and mask-making based on the interests of modern art and interior decoration.

Located in an area of the mountainous topography of limestone, the history of public life Bobung put the Panji Mask as a form of high-art, not only because of the beauty aesthetic has, but also the mystery that is stored on face mask that remain capable of emitting magical power that is hard to explain.

The mask is made using two kinds of decoupage techniques. Poster paint or acrylic paint using brush as finishing, while another technique is to use wood batik technique. Carved wood material such that the lead characters are diverse by visual observation for supplies ritual dancers.

The works of the mask has a personal function as a means of personal expression of life and views about events and common objects close to the life. Craft mask also has social function that affect collective behavior in Bobung society.

The process of making wooden masks to dance must always maintain the quality, carried out with full of understanding and skill in the process of carving faces and coloring covering paint or batik. Classical mask requires the expressive value to bring up a means of spiritual and artistic values.

The main material from terbelo fuso wood 25-30 years old and pule wood 12-15 years old that has a malleable character, smooth texture and strong. Before cutting the tree, the craftsmen perform ceremonies using sajen like incense, flowers, white rice, chicken cemani, eggs and cigarettes as an expression for a permit to nature.

Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

www.Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

www.Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Tinuku.com Wooden masks Bobung village Gunung Kidul embracing classical traditions Panji Mask Dance performance

Ceremonial offerings and sacrifices accompanied by reading prayers or mantras known only by a village elder. Interest ceremony to dispel the spirits or negative forces that inhabit the wood and mask-making does not get interference.

Wood is cut into logs approximately 50 cm and then dried under the trees and smoked so that the wood fibers more tightly. Making the basin, sculpting and carving ornamentation is done by slowly gouged piecemeal fully thorough and patience.

Engraving on the head containing ornaments with geometric motifs such as lines, triangles and rhombus. Bobung mask carved crown on integrated with the shape of the hair and only on the specific mask. Ornaments on the hair streaks snaking circle above the forehead.
Submit your story, visit this page.

Comments

Popular posts

Eviation showcased Alice all-electric aircraft at Paris Air Show

Taylor Swift earns $400,000 on Spotify in two weeks

ISRO's PSLV launch 31 satellites into orbit

South Korean government boost cyber insurance

JD.com bought Farfetch.com shares for $397 million