Pohon Beringin (Banyan Tree) - Kelantan Siamese Shadow Puppet

Ashley Nandong2018-01-01/2018-05-31

The Prince's Foundation

The Prince's Foundation
United Kingdom

A painting inspired by a shadow puppet which represents the ‘Pohon Beringin’ (Banyan tree). This tree serves as a signal for the beginning and ending of scenes as well as an item of scenery in the ‘Wayang Siam,’ or Siamese drama, a form of shadow puppet theatre in Kelantan.


  • Title: Pohon Beringin (Banyan Tree) - Kelantan Siamese Shadow Puppet
  • Creator: Ashley Nandong
  • Date Created: 2018-01-01/2018-05-31
  • Location Created: London, England
  • Physical Dimensions: h 63, w 42 cm
  • Type: Painting
  • Medium: Handmade watercolour and gold
  • Art Form: Painting
  • Support: Hemp paper
  • Depicted Topic: Traditional Crafts

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