BANTENGAN

2019 / BANTENGAN / Batu, Indonesia /  Curated by Agus Riyanto- Part of Bantengan Trance Carnival

In 2007 Agus Riyanto revived the traditional art of Bull-trance (Bantengan) that had been extinct in the city of Batu, East Java. He is founding director of the supreme Bantengan Trance Carnival, Nuswantara Joyo in collaboration with the Arts Island Festival 2008 -2014. He achived Awards for bull-trances and bull whips in Batu since 1985. Mas Agus is a sharman and a proficient painter.