Rabu, 05 November 2014

Support PESTA BONEKA #4 !!!

by supporting PESTA BONEKA #4, you will get these special, limited merchandise :

Rp.100.000 / US$ 15  
(a special postcard that we will be posted directly to your address)

Rp. 350.000/ US$ 40
( a postcard + special designed cotton pillow case )

Rp. 550.000/ US$ 60 :

( a postcard + enamel cup + handmade teak wood lid from “woodapple” , especially designed for you ! )

Rp. 1.100.000 / US$ 160 
( a postcard + special embroidered light blanket )

Rp. 4.500.000  ke atas / US$ 500 and above

(a postcard + a special handmade puppet ala Papermoon , designed and packaged especially based on your character!)

and if you would love to participate, please click THIS LINK

Senin, 03 November 2014

: intimacy

to feel closer, to know deeper, to understand better,
about the world of puppetry.

PESTA BONEKA is an international contemporary puppet festival that has been held and initiated by Papermoon Puppet Theatre, Indonesia. As the only biennial international puppet festival initiated and host by artist among Southeast Asia , this festival has a different sense of festival, and becomes a very important meeting point of questioning what puppetry could bring to people’s life.

 This festival allows all participants to meet each other, to meet audience, and to feel how Yogyakarta could burst a creative life. All meetings will be accomodate through performances, workshops, cooking session, and studio visit.


 1. 17 November – 3 December 2014 : artists in collaboration Some of the participants will come earlier, and do collaborative work with Papermoon Puppet Theatre and another local artists. Polyglot Theatre (Australia) will come and do cpllaborative work with Papermoon Puppet Theatre and the kids and youth community at Kepek Village, bantul. Cake Industries (Australia) will come earlier to do collaborative work with Papermoon Puppet Theatre and they plan to combine puppetry, mask, robot art and dance. Jae Sirikarn Bunjongtad from Thailand will come and do a collaboration of exploring shadow puppetry.

 2. 4 December 2014 : welcome party, studio visit, venue visit.

 3. 5 – 6 December 2014 : FESTIVAL PESTA BONEKA #4
     Venue                         : Auditorium IFI/LIP
                                         (Indonesien French Institute/ Lembaga Indonesia  Prancis)
                                         Jl. Sagan No. 3 Yogyakarta
                                          Indiecology Resto & cafe Jl. Candra Kirana No. 14 Yogyakarta
     event                          : opening ceremony, puppet performances & workshops
     time                            : 02.00 pm - end

 4. 7 December 2014     : FESTIVAL PESTA BONEKA #4
     Venue                       : Kepek Village, Timbulharjo, Bantul.
      event                        : puppet performances, puppet and comic installation , when puppeteers cook,          workshop, closing ceremony.

 For these past 2 years, Kepek Carnival has been arised as local festival which allows all people in the village to participate. This time, we would love to combine our International Puppet Festival with the genuine local festival in the village.

Participants of PESTA BONEKA #4 :

                        Australia : Polyglot Theatre
In collaboration with Anton Fajri from Papermoon Puppet Theatre for DRAWBRIDGE PROJECT – an interactive  comic and puppet installation in Kepek Village.

Australia : Cake Industries
In collaboration with  Iwan Effendi, Octo Cornelius from Papermoon Puppet Theatre for a performance which will combine puppetry, robot and dance.

Thailand : Jae Sirikarn Bunjongtad & Axm Nj
In collaboration with Beni Sanjaya –the puppeteer of Papermoon Puppet Theatre. They will extend their collaboration that they wver did in Thailan on February 2014.

 Philippines : Anino Shadowplay Collective
will present “ARKIPELAGO : intima ..sea”, about their identity as an archipelagic country, with shadow, body movement and music as the media.

Spain : Belen Rubira

Hambre come is a five and a half minute puppet theatre played only for two people. The story develops inside a suitcase with two peephole through which you can spy what happens inside a restaurant. Without words, the carefully chosen music, heard through earphones, is indispensable to give meaning to the piece and to get the spectator into a unique atmosphere.

  Iceland : Bernd Ogrodnik & Hildur Jónsdóttir

“Metamorphosis” is the play that will be performed by Bernd and Hildur.
“Metamorphosis” is a collection of original short stories not told with words, but with the metaphorical grace of Puppets.
The context of the vignettes ranges from the trivial to the metaphysical. A strong emphasis lies on imagery, made possible through the surrealistic quality inherit in Puppets

Mexico, Spain, Indonesia  : GNAYAW Puppet
Based in Surakarta, Indonesia, Gnayaw works with different artistic forms, other than puppet and object theater itself, such as music and theatre. Gnayaw started its work out of traditional wayang kulit, but reinterpreted and gave a new use to its elements, thus, the name of the company was chosen: Gnayaw stands for Wayang spelled backwards.

Hungary  : Kovacs Tamas
Tamas has his first travel to Indonesia this year. Staying here and starting to build his performance with a Polish schenographer.

Japan : Kanade Yagi
Is a performance artist who would love to do experiment on puppetry.

Questioning about "how's the feeling to become a puppet?"

Indonesia : Papermoon Puppet Theatre,  Anak Muda Bicara Teater ( AMB Teater)

Since the beginning, PESTA BONEKA is an independent puppet festival. And you could take part to support our festival.

To Support "PESTA BONEKA #4", please click THIS LINK .


Senin, 06 Mei 2013

The Face of PESTA BONEKA #3 !!

these are the faces of PESTA BONEKA #3, The Biennale Puppet Festival that was held by 
Papermoon Puppet Theatre, in collaboration with Padepokan Seni Bagong Kussudiardjo.

PETA BONEKA #3 is a 3 days festival, with hundred of puppets, 15 artists, 30 dancers, 
8 performances, 12 workshop, and more than 350 supporters,

with hours to prepare...

blinking eyes who gave their love

 the party for all generations ...

where the puppets found their home...

while the richness of puppetry was truly alive

 and the artists really got the chance to interact with people..

 to bring our memories back...

or to collaborate, and to share the thoughts...

while the party was truly a party...

 where we can see what happen today.

and attended by more than 1200 audiences.

thank you so much for all supports, wishes, and all the energy for PESTA BONEKA #3.
We know this is the next step for us to do more for you, guys...

thank you.. and see you again on PESTA BONEKA #4 on 2014!!

BE prepare.. because maybe you will be the next who will perform on our stage and receive the claps ! ;)