Theatre of Mixed-Text: Pembayun (The Open Boundary)

Yudiaryani, - (2014) Theatre of Mixed-Text: Pembayun (The Open Boundary). In: International Conference on Performing Arts.The 9-10 December 2014, Faculty of Performing Arts. Indonesia Institute of the Arts ( ISI ) Jogjakarta, 9-10 December 2014, Yogyakarta.

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The object of this discussion is about the creative production of theatre mixed-text Pembayun performed by Yogyakarta Women Theater at the last September 2014. Pembayun is a play created by Hirwan Kuardhani, with the subtitled, “new Interpretation”. The theater of mixed-text, where some text from different cultural background are directly merged together, is a performance to establish how the artistic production drives to get beyond the historical model by way of a presentation history. The theater of mixed-text is considered as an integrating model of some conventional performances (traditional and modern movement). They keep the discussion within the scope of the mise en scène of theatre, how it develops becoming more contextual, and how the interpretation of dramatic texts and stage performances could be related with history, social and political aspects. (Figure) The history of Pembayun is very familiar for people from Javanesse traditional background, especially in Yogyakarta and Surakarta. The people recognize the story well as a conflict of Panembahan Senopati who is in charge in the 16th century Mataram and Ki Ageng Mangir who is a leader in a small but wealthy Perdikan Mangir near Mataram. As a matter of fact, the cconflict comes out that Senopati wants Mangir admitting the authority of Mataram. Mangir would like the both governments live in peace side by side in equality. Romance events between Mangir and Pembayun, Senopati’s daughter, is an magnetism toward the conflict. The convinsing story as Romeo and Juliet is produced with various mixed creative concept that well known in the production of performing art, such as the concept of the movement of Bedhaya and Minikata, the inner acting of realism, and the stylized setting on stage. The history from the olden Mataram has inspired the writing and the directing of theatre Pembayun. The play has been reinterpreted for presenting an ideology with the messages function to the spectator. To understand the essential relations of modernity with the past requires an examination of the operations of cultural ritualization. Through the concept of “open boundary”, which was an effort to make Pembayun to be in context. (Figure).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Yudiaryani, -UNSPECIFIED
Uncontrolled Keywords: Theatre of Mixed-Text, Pembayun
Subjects: Teater > Penciptaan (penyutradaraan, penataan artistik, penulisan naskah,pemeranan)
Teater > Pengkajian seni teater (dramaturgi)
Divisions: Fakultas Seni Pertunjukan > Jurusan Teater
Depositing User: agus tiawan AT
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 04:16
Last Modified: 31 May 2017 04:16

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