The Juji Surfer
No one knows what kind of animal Juji is. Certainly, it is an imaginary animal.
In the beginning of the play, a pair of Jujis come and tumble around the ground together.
It is an act of asking for abundance and fertility. Although it still serves a purpose of defeating evil sprits as well as the Bansangsi mask.
Padotagi means ‘riding waves’ in Korean. This series was published to revive Korean traditional dance, ‘Talchum’. Unfortunately Talchum is losing its original form and tradition because of lack of young apprentices.
Seoul, Korea, 2018