A HIDDEN FEMINISM INTO THE MALE DANCING BODIES OF THE LAWUNG DANCE IN THE COURT OF YOGYAKARTA

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  • Pamutomo RM PUI-CARE Choreography and Artistic Research

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18533/jah.v10i11.2183

Keywords:

Lawung dance, hidden feminism, male dancing bodies. symbols, Yogyanese Palace

Abstract

This article based on the reserach of dance archives called Lawung dance script of the Jogjakarta Palace. The research focussed on the visualization of dance movement and the texts depicting opposite meaning of the forming symbols connected to its visualization. Lawung dance itself has been presented in the strong character in the male dancing bodies. On other side the dance script and text of naration expressed how do the newlywedd must do the sex educative implicitely communicated by the script and text naration. Historically in the Jogjakarta Palace’s tradition the Lawung dance as a part of the ritual ceremony of Royal Wedding . Through this article I wolud like to strives in what kind the hidden feminism include to the male dancing bodies of the Lawung dance of Jogjakarta Palace.  

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2022-01-05

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