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Suroto, Suroto (2016) HUTAN PASIR SUNYI: DEDY LUTAN’S PERSPECTIVE ON DAYAK. In: PROCEEDING “We Feeling” in Dance: A Manifest of Intercultural Values. ISSN 2548-9755 . Pusat Studi Tari Dunia ISI Surakarta, Surakarta, pp. 93-106.

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Hutan Pasir Sunyi is the last work of Dedy Lutan, which was performed at the Bogor Botanical Garden May 13, 2014. This work was inspired from one of the black orchid conservation forest area called “Kersik Luway”. Kersik means forest or sand and Luway means quiet or silent. The theme of this dance piece was about the forests destruction in East Kalimantan which now remain arid and horrifying silence, no wildlife, no birds singing, no orangutan’s squawking and even no hoarse cries of other animals. Dedy Lutan has been living as Dayak for dozen of years. In 1974, Dedy Lutan entered the Dayak Kenyah village to learn traditional dances. He then forwarded to learn the traditional dance of the Modang tribes. In the interior of East Kalimantan, Dedy Lutan was not only learning to dance but also learning to live as the Dayak, as for the two chiefs have been giving him the honor as a foster child. His knowledge of anthropology enabled him to understand the ins and outs of Dayak traditional culture, including the arts. The entrance of Christian religion and the destruction of the forest were the entity of restlessness and confusion that has transformed the forests into deserts. The forest condition raised heart-wrenching funeral song. Hutan Pasir Sunyi represented Dedy Lutan’s fearfulness and confusion. To recall the conditions of the jungle, Hutan Pasir Sunyi was showen right under the giant Kenari Babi tree.

Type: Book Section
Not controling keyword: Dayak, Forest, Traditional culture, Dedy Lutan
Subject: 1. ISI Surakarta > Tari
Divisions: ISI Surakarta > ISI Surakarta
User deposit: UPT. Perpustakaan
Datestamp: 31 Jul 2019 02:05
Last mod: 31 Jul 2019 02:05

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