Plastic waste as a resource to make wayang kulit puppets


A wayang kulit (shadow play) puppet made from recycled plastic materials is seen at a recent National Art Gallery workshop in Kota Baru, Kelantan. Photo: National Art Gallery

At a recent community art and recycling workshop programme in Kota Baru, Kelantan, the members traditional arts group Persatuan Wayang Kulit Sri Cindayu Kota Baru developed a series of wayang kulit (shadow play) puppets using recycled plastic and waste materials.

The workshop programme, which featured young participants interested in the intersection of art, environment, sustainability, and education, was organised by the National Art Gallery.

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