WEARING 'SOMEONE ELSE'S FACE'
THE WORLD OF BALINESE MASKS- COSMOLOGY AND PRACTICE
During this lecture performance those aspect will be introduced, then members of the audience will be invited to explore those principles first hand. All participants will find out that breath is the answer. The performer, through the breath, is able to give spirit to the mask, making it alive. The performer is, and appears to be, at one with the mask. The ‘body is the mask’ and the audience is convinced; they forget that they are watching a performer wearing ‘someone else’s face’.
1 table to display my own masks
1 table to display masks for the workshop.
Performance/workshop space and sitting space for audience –unlimited
Duration –depends on the audience’s response from -60 to 120 minutes
Suitable for all