Talk About Cross Gender Dancer in Banyumili
Some dancers sitting together to talk about the cross-gender country in the “International Dance Performance & Seminar” at Resto Banyumili, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Friday (5/11). The activity is a series of events “Reborn” held by Didik Nini Thowok.
Dance cross-gender, meaning dances performed by dancers opposite sex. Womens dances performed by man and otherwise. Cross-gender becomes a dilemma in Indonesian society in particular.
Ahmad Tohari (activists dance Banyumas) in the seminar said, clicking Indonesianising word of cross-gender is not easy because different senses both in terms of dance or even daily life.
While FX Widaryanto assess cross-gender is a phenomenon. Recently, most cross-gender appearting phenomenon in mundane life are a type of entertainment. It can be seen, in Indonesia, from Several models of performance or comedy drama on television. But on the other side, there is a phenomenon that does not differentiate between gay male and female as they dance traditionally in on certain types of communal dance.
Madoka Fukuoka from Osaka, Japan talk about the transmission of skills in performing art forms, gender imagery in Indonesia dancing and theater, identity and popular culture in Southeast Asia. In Japan, Fukuoka said, there is a kind of special training for cross-gender dancing where men are taught about the attitude and posture Japanese women first, then taught dance Japanese women.
Events International Dance Performance and The seminar also invited performed on five mountain communities of Magelang. After that, the participants had about Resto Banyumili which has a unique history as the first stand mainly the existence of a spring that is the nature of the restaurant area. [rovitavare / jogjatoday]
photo by rovitavare for jogjatoday