在淡马锡雨树下的皮影戏 (The Wayang Kulit Which Is Under The Rain Tree At Temasek)
在淡马锡雨树下的皮影戏 (The Wayang Kulit Which Is Under The Rain Tree At Temasek)

在淡马锡雨树下的皮影戏 (The Wayang Kulit Which Is Under The Rain Tree At Temasek)

Wayang Kulit is a traditional puppetry art form found in the Malay archipelago. The traditional art uses wooden puppets to tell folklores & myths, with the gamalan music as its background. Singaporean poet & academic, Professor Wong Yoon Wah wrote a group poem with the main title as Wayang Kulit. The group poem consists of the following:
1. The Birth of The Puppet
2. The Shadow’s Family Background
3. Self-Talk Of The Puppet
4. What Became Of The Shadow

Professor Wong will give a talk on how this poem came about & give a deep insight behind the poetic meanings.

The talk is hosted by Association Of Composers (Singapore) & library@esplanade. It will be shown on library@esplanade’s Facebook on 15th May 2021 between 3pm-4pm. The talk will be in Chinese.

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