Example 11.2: Mendu performance excerpt, 2013
mediaposted on 26.11.2018 by Karen Kartomi Thomas
Media is any form of research output that is recorded and played. This is most commonly video, but can be audio or 3D representations.
Excerpt of mendu theatre performance 2013, Indonesia (in Sedenau town on the island of Sedenau, Natuna, Riau Islands). A scene in which the villain turns the princess into a White Elephant, accompanied by music ensemble (biola [violin], gendang drum, and gong) held in Sedenau sports hall.
For more information about this example, see Chapter 11, 'Mendu theatre performance in the Natuna islands (1984-2013): transformations in function, performance practices and style' by Karen Kartomi Thomas, in Margaret Kartomi (ed), Performing the Arts of Indonesia: Malay Identity and Politics in the Music, Dance and Theatre of the Riau Islands, Copenhagen: Nias Press, 2019.