Photo Friday: Gods in Action

On one of my last nights in Indonesia, I went to see yet another wayang wong performance. This particular performance featured a group that I’d seen perform several times before. Though this wasn’t my favorite performance of theirs, it was probably my second favorite because it featured the most fanciful costuming and makeup that I’d seen out of any of their performances. This was owing to the fact that most of the characters were gods, including the one pictured here: (probably) the king of the gods.

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