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In the summer of 2004, the author traveled with Prof. Barbara Hatley to see a performance by the Ludruk Karya Budaya troupe of Mojokerto in Eastern Java and while there, the author participated in the performance; this chapter reflects on the minefield of cultural issues involved in their improvised sketch.
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representation, race and ethnicity, Masks, cross-dressers, gender non-conformity, improvisation (acting), Ludruk, Java (Indonesia), tourism and the arts
Arts and Humanities | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Other Arts and Humanities | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies
Emigh, John, "The Western Tourist as Exotic Other: Coping with the Aggressive Ways of the Casual Stranger" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.