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New Feature Gallery — Balinese Dance Troupe

In November 2010, I photographed a series of Barong dancers and musicians in Bali. You can find a collection of these images in the feature gallery, located on my homepage.

 (Gordon Ross)

Like many traditional dances, this one tells a story of good and evil. Good prevails.

Like their wardrobe and makeup, the dance is a sublime display of intricate elements. From their feet and hands to their head positions and eye movements, Balinese dances are captivating. A Balinese orchestra, with Gamelans (a symbol-like percussion instrument ), accompanies the dancers and the procession.

I hope you enjoy the images.

Gordon Ross

 

 

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