Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Sumba, Jakarta, and Bali from 11 – 17 Sep 2017
FEMART Sumba – Art & Peace Festival, 14 – 16 September 2017, Sumba
FEMART is a peace & art gathering with a focus of bringing the Women Peace Table to Sumba and the province of Nusa Tenggara Timur. This edition of FEMART aims to look at peace and art projects that act as catalysts of social change in Sumba and the region. Activities will include workshops, discussions, film screenings, and art performances. Fitting the theme, FEMART involves about 20 women who are local art leaders, to be actively involved in the planning and execution of the event. For more information on FEMART Sumba, please check the Instagram account of Koalisi Seni Indonesia here.
Nomadic Traveler, Now – 17 September 2017, Edwin’s Gallery, Jakarta
Nomadic Traveler is the 5th edition of Korea-Indonesia Media Installation Art Exhibiton. Presenting the works of 8 Indonesian and Korean artists, Nomadic Traveler invites audience members to explore the idea of a nomad traveler lifestyle through contemporary art. The artists explore human travel and mobility beyond the physical and cultural context, and extend it to the mobility of ideas, materials, and information within our society. For more information on the exhibition, contact Edwin’s Gallery at +62 21 7194721.
“Story Taylor”, 17 September 2017, Pasar Pasaran, Ubud
“Story Taylor” is a new experimental puppetry project by Pappermoon Puppet Theatre. The experimental project will involve 3 audiences, 2 performers, and a story that will be specially made at that moment. The story is then sown and made to fit just like at a tailor. Each performance lasts for 5 minute for a fee of IDR 30,000. Don’t miss this unique experimental and experiential performance! “Story Taylor” is presented at Pasar Pasaran Ubud, and supported by Cush Cush Gallery. For more information on “Story Taylor” visit Papermoon Puppet Theatre’s Instagram here or Pasar Pasaran Instagram here.
Prehistoric Soul Project: Leviathan Lamalera, 16 – 17 September 2017, Bentara Budaya Bali
Prehistoric Soul presents a photo exhibition, artist talk, a video mapping workshop and a performance related to the fishing village Lamalera in the southern coast of Lembata island in Flores. The Lamalera community is a community that has a tradition of catching whales. This is a tradition that has been passed down for centuries. Since there are many social organization who conducted discussions related to the people of Lamalera from the whale conservation point of view, Prehistoric Soul aims to present the cultural maritime tradition that the Lamalera people has kept over all these centuries. This series of events would like to give a different perspective on the situation. For schedule of the different events and for more information, click here.
Jogja Future Program, Deadline: 10 October 2017
Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival celebrates its 12th year by creating the Jogja Future Program (JFP). JFP is created for a selected 10 feature film projects. Selected projects will receive guidance and one-on-one mentorship with local and international film practitioners. JFP will take place during the 12th Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival from 6 – 8 December in Yogyakarta. For rules & regulations of film submissions, go to www.jaff-filmfest.org.
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