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Year 8 - Masks and Commedia Dell’ Arte: Asian Masks

A guide to information resources on masks and commedia dell arte for your year 8 Art and Drama topic, compiled by your Librarians. Last updated December 2017.

Indonesian mask dance

This video from the BBC shows how young Indonesian's are being taught the mask dance to ensure the ancient art does not die out.

Mask Maker of Bali

An introduction to a mask maker in Bali.

(Source: YouTube)

Masks from Japan

Masks from Japan

This book in the Senior Library includes information on Japanese masks:

Masks from Thailand

This article looks at the art of Khon mask making and how Prateep Rodpai, who is one of the last remaining Khon mask makers, is keeping the art alive.