Jumaadi – The Life And Death Of A Shadow

A Contemporary Shadow Play by artist Jumaadi

Enjoy a performance by Indonesian-Australian artist Jumaadi which draws on a form of traditional Indonesian theatre called wayang kulit, weaving poetic narratives based on historical connections between Australia and South-East Asia. In this new work, Jumaadi tells the story of a deaf musician who teaches the art of shadow play to his blind son.

Art Performance previously on at Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) in New South Wales, Australia.
From Saturday 18 June 2016 to Sunday 19 June 2016

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Published by M.C.A. on Monday 13 June 2016.
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This performance is part of the exhibition Telling Tales which explores the varied approaches taken by leading Australian and international artists to narrative form. An expansive installation of Jumaadi’s works can be found in the MCA Level 3 Galleries as part of Telling Tales from 2 June-9 October 2016.

Sat 18 June, 10.30 – 11.30am
$25 per Adult
$20 MCA Members and Concessions
Digital Studio, Level 3
Limited Capacity, Booking Essential

Important: Please note that we unfortunately cannot accommodate any latecomers. Thank you for arriving on time.

June performance dates (Tickets Selling Fast)

Sat 18, 10.30am
Sat 18, 2.30pm
Sun 19, 10.30am
Sun 19, 2.30pm

Jumaadi’s (b. 1973, Indonesia) artistic practice encompasses drawing, painting, performance, weaving and installation. His work has been presented extensively worldwide, including in Asia, Europe, USA and Australia. Jumaadi holds a Master in Fine Art from the National Art School in Sydney and divides his time between Australia and Indonesia. He is represented by Watters Gallery, Sydney, and Jan Manton Art, Brisbane.