Meet the Artist
Mohd Jufry Yusoff carves traditional wayang kulit (shadow play) characters out of cured goatskin. He started his apprenticeship with his (master puppeteer) grandfather at age six, and now lectures on the art as part of a Drama and Theatre course at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM).
The VAWAA experience includes
- Step-by-step guide to making a leather shadow puppet.
- Basics of music and puppeteering.
- Materials including leather, colors etc.
- Your handmade leather puppet.