Adult men, sometimes women and children, wear bright intricate costumes and makeup (though, at times, just some mismatched pieces of traditionally dyed batik cloth), mount flat horse effigies and dance around. They are portraying, but also possibly mocking, noble Javanese warriors of the past. What starts in quite an orderly manner eventually descends into chaos when the dancers achieve a state of trance.
Selected works were showcased in Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre in February 2017.
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