Purbo Asmoro

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
AsmoroPurbo
Lifespan
after 1961
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Puppeteer
Heritage
Indonesian
Biography
PURBO ASMORO, S Kar. M. Hum. (1961-) Many fans have questioned their real names on various occasions. Whereas his real name or the name of his parents gave him Purbo Asmoro. Born in Pacitan, December 17, 1961. Living in Gebang, Kadipira, Surakarta. A puppet puppeteer Purwa who became famous since the 1990s. His expertise was inherited from his father who was also a dalang. His ability was then sharpened academically at the Karawitan High School Indonesia (SMKI) Surakarta, then continued at the Karawitan Indonesia Academy Surakarta, graduated in 1986. After graduating as a lecturer at STSI Surakarta. Currently (2002) is completing his S.2 studies in UGM Performing Arts Studies...Started performing public asphalt since the age of 17 years, Purbo Asmoro had become the first winner in Dalang Competition in Central Java, in 1992. He also became the superior mastermind at the Greget Dalang Festival 1995. Although domiciled in Surakarta but the most fans are from East Java. [Retrieved on 10/11/2017 from https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=id&u=https://wayang.wordpress.com/2010/03/06/ki-purbo-asmoro-s-kar-m-hum/&prev=search]
Geographic names
Surakarta
Related exhibition/event
Dancing Shadows, Epic Tales: Wayang Kulit of Indonesia (is lent from)