Wisdoms of the East and West Video Installation at the East West Center, Honolulu Hawaii

Project Description

Wisdoms of the East and West is an animated video created in Honolulu, Hawaii with Curator Michael Schuster to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the East-West Center in Honolulu Hawaii. The video is based on the flagship Charlot and Affandi murals in Imin Center-Jefferson Hall at the East West Center.

In keeping with the East-West Center's mandate to promote better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the Pacific region, the video shows Semar, the Javanese shadow puppet on a voyage from East to West. The soundtrack is a fusion of Indonesian and western music and was performed by musicians Annie Reynolds and Made Widana.

The video was created for the Centers exhibit, East-West Treasures in 2010 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Center and was on display from June 27th until October 3rd 2010.

Project Media

Video Documentation