Tanjak Menganjak Gerak [The Tanjak Drives a Move]
Recommended Size 12 - 24
Language English, Malay
Programme Format On-site
Cost $540.00 Per session $120.00 Per student $180.00 Per hour
Primary Art Form - Sub-Genre Theatre - Physical Theatre, Traditional Malay
Student Profile Secondary Lower, Secondary Upper, JC/CI, ITE
Secondary Art Form - Sub-Genre Visual Arts - Batik
Venue (where applicable) Kamal Arts Studio [Wisma Geylang Serai]
Programme Synopsis An entry-level introductory programme into the world of exploring Batik and discovering the art of Silat [a Malay Martial Art]. Silat for the art, not for combat! Participants will learn the Gerak Asas, basic form of physical performances of Malay theatre, like Randai, Makyong and Silat. They will learn and produce their own batik painted fabric to make their Tanjak, a Malay traditional headgear. At the end of the two sessions, they will present a short Silat presentation complete with the Tanjak.
Focus Areas Appreciate Arts & Culture, Acquire Skills & Knowledge
Point of Emphasis SG Cultural Identity
Lesson Goal #1 Discover the art of Silat and produce a Tanjak from the painting of the fabric with the Batik form to the crafting of the headgear.
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