The Eleventh Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Monday, November 16th to Sunday, November 22nd 2020

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I Made Sidia

Shadow Artist, Indonesia

I Made Sidia, Bali’s most shadow puppeteer, is a master of Topeng (mask) dance, wayang puppetry, kayonan dances and traditional make up and costuming. He is a faculty member at The Arts Institute of Denpasar, Bali. In 2000 he became director of Paripurna Art Company that produces larger than life multi-media shows like The Theft of Sita, The Bali Games (2017) and Bali Agung at the Bali Safari and Marine Park since 2010.
Made has worked extensively around the world with many international directors like Larry Reid in the US, Nigel Jamieson and Peter J. Wilson in Australia and has undertaken many masterclasses and workshops, including UNIMA in Perth.


A Lark In The Dark : Telling Stories Through Shadow Puppets

  • 18th November
  • 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

A backstage tour with I Made Sidia and Peter Wilson where children discover the magic of shadow puppetry.

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