Monday, May 20, 2013

Gamelan Sekar Jaya



After a few years, I caught up with Sarah Wilner of Gamelan Sekar Jaya, a sixty-member company of musicians and dancers, practicing traditional performing arts of Bali. We met at their studio in Berkeley, with beautiful instruments and an Overhead Projector Shadow Theatre set-up for the youth.

The previous video is of Kawit Legong: Prince Karna's Dream, a collaboration between Gamelan Sekar Jaya and ShadowLight Productions. The following video, Creatures of Balinese Mythology, was performed at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco.



See more on the Gamelan Sekar Jaya Vimeo, or their Facebook page


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