‘Rain Coloring Forest’
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‘Rain Coloring Forest’ at REDCAT

Sardono W. Kusumo, founder of Sardono Dance Theater, performs during a dress rehearsal of “Rain Coloring Forest,” now playing at the REDCAT. The show, a blend of music, dance and painting, features work by lighting designer Jennifer Tipton and composer David Rosenboom. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Bambang “Besur” Suryono drapes himself in a paint-splattered scroll. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Besur, who has worked with Sardono for two decades, is also a vocalist and his movements are accompanied by deep growls from which materialize unearthly overtones. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
Dancer I Ketut Rina displays a graceful athleticism. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
In the show, tall canvases splashed with color and a paintings-strewn floor invoke a multihued wilderness. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
The Sardono Dance Theater performers wend their way along the floor covered in paper as paint is flung on one scroll, in a sort of ritual of creation. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times)
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