Exhibition: Javanese Shadow Theatre – Stories about Life and the World (Museum Rietberg)

Date of event:   30/05/2020 − 29/11/2020

Exhibition: Javanese Shadow Theatre: Stories about Life and the World
Duration: from 30 May 2020 to 29 November 2020
Location: Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland

The wayang kulit shadow play is one of the oldest existing theatre traditions in Asia. The exhibition presents for the first time the significant collection of Tina and Paul Stohler, featuring precious and striking figures of gods, spirits, and ancestors. The exhibition focuses on the stories the figures have to tell about heroes and demons, morals and virtues, and the deeper meaning of life.

For more information about the exhibition please visit the museum website here.