20 x 20 cm
Ink on paper
My artwork shows how Hindu Balinese hold
their ceremonies. Each part plays an important role that cannot be separated f rom one and another. That is why I call it the “Bali Series”.
Mekendang or Kendang is a very important part of Balinese traditional music. During
Hindu Balinese ceremonies, Gambelan should exist as one of Balinese characteristics
and cultures. Kendang plays an important role
in Balinese traditional music. It shows the
rhythm and arranges the music itself. For Hindu Balinese, gambelan is an important part
of ceremony which is used to accompany religious ceremonies and also for
entertainment during the ceremonies.
is one of t he most important parts in Hindu Balinese ceremonies. It takes
place the day before the actual ceremony will be held. In “Penampahan” day, Hindu
Balinese will slaughter their pigs or chicken
that will be used for the ceremony. Besides,
the Penampahan Hindu Balinese will also prepare their offering (banten) on the day
before the ceremony.
is what Balinese call their offerings, which normally are made from natural products such as fruits, coconut leaves (to make the canang),
flowers (to decorate the canang). Balinese women will bring their gebogan on the day of
the ceremony to the temple or their family
temple. Gebogan is a form of offering that Hindu Balinese make to present it to their God (Ida Sang Hyang Widi Wasa).