I've been recently doing a lot of research in regard to developing the project Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance, reading what seems to be articles on media (be that TV, FIlm, Art etc) and it's connection to its audience(s). No single piece of exists in a vacuum but in relation to what has come before, in the present and the future; it literally becomes a part of the very fabric of the culture of the people, communities, and society that consumes it through a variety of traditional art forms such as Muay Thai (Kick Boxing), and if it is considered exemplary becomes iconic of its country lasting many years after the death of its creator(s).Read More
Is that Hanuman? New Thai drama on Netflix Monkey Twins melds Traditional Thai Dance with Muay Thai - which isn't surprising as Ramakien (the Thai version of the Ramayana ) inspired both these native art forms.
A Quick note the video discussing Indian Pantheons from Crash Courses Mythology series is on online NOW. This series as I've said before covers Ramayana and Indian Deities such as Shiva and Durga. Worth Checking out for those looking for a greater degree of context for the Ramayana: The Thread of Luminance.Read More