When & Where?
- Friday, 24 October 2014 at 18.30 GMT
- Pitt Rivers Museum, Parks Road OX1 3PW Oxford, Oxfordshire
- Oxford Gamelan Society;
OGS is Britain’s longest established community Gamelan group, meeting Wednesdays during University term to play the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments’ heirloom Gamelan, ‘Kyai Madu Laras’. To join see www.oxfordgamelan.org.
- Ni Madé Pujawati;
Director of Balinesedance and specialist in the great classical traditions of Bali and Java, Puja works to encourage crosscultural dialogue with other dance traditions, Asian and Western, to make performances accessible to audiences in the West. (www.balinesedance.org)
- Dr Fiona Kerlogue
Fiona Kerlogue is the Deputy Keeper of Anthropology at the Horniman Museum. Fiona has undertaken research in Cambodia, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia and her research interests include the relationship between material culture and memory, the history of museum collecting and the role of material heritage in society. (www.horniman.ac.uk)
- Oxford Indonesian Society (OXIS) & Luperia’s Kitchen
Collaborating to bring authentic Indonesian cuisine and Java & Bali inspired crafts to the event. Get involved with the OXIS and find out more about Indonesian culture by visiting ppioxford.wordpress.com.
Performances, Talks & Activities:
- Craft Room drop-in anytime
- Batik demonstrations
- Mask & shadow puppet making
- All evening in the galleries
- Try Indonesian food
- Handle Indonesian artefacts
- Java & Bali object trail
- Cash bar
- Youth Performers
- St Andrew’s Primary School Gamelan Club perform Lancaran EEE OOO
- Oxford Youth Gamelan perform Srepegan Nem
Details of the program can be found here.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/625502207520101