The Balinese as Mebanten

150 x 90 cm , Acrylic on Canvas , 2007
Painter I Wayan Sudana (b.1968, Tebesaya, Ubud)

This painting reveals a window into the painters family cultural routines while reflecting his philosophical approach to life. It depicts his family working together preparing religious offerings this process is referred to by the Balinese as Mebanten. A few women areassembling a pyramidlike structure of fruit upon a Wanci, a ceremonial offering bowl.