Life in the Shadows
On the island of Phuket, the traditional art of shadow puppetry - which has entertained islanders for generations - is being kept alive by determined artist Apinan Sarochwong
For Apinan Sarochwong, the ancient art of shadow puppets is a fading tradition, but one he is determined to preserve. Originally from Surat Thani province, Sarochwong has long been based in Phuket, where he makes a living as a painter and puppeteer.
An traditional art form that can be found throughout part of Asia, including styles indigenous to Cambodia…
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