15 – 21 January 2018: Indonesia

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Bali from 15 – 21 January 2018




Sastra, Hoaks & Humaniora, 17 January 2018, 4 – 7 PM, Dewan Kesenian Jakarta

Come join the Jakarta Arts Council’s literature committee in their 10th public lecture titled Sastra, Hoaks & Humaniora. This 10th edition of literature discussion invites Melani Budianta, an academic from Universitas Indonesia’s Faculty of Humanities. Through this program, the Jakarta Arts Council’s literature committee aims to bridge production of literature works and the academics so they can work hand-in-hand. A Q&A session moderated by Zen Hae will follow this public lecture. For more information on this free public lecture, click here.


#Sesibukabukaan, 20 Januari 2018, 5 PM, Kineforum, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

Catch a film at Kineforum and be part of a discussion on growing up! Part of Kineforum’s Kawah Chandradimuka program, “#Sesibukabukaan” is a discussion session where people can open up, share, and discuss the pressures that are given to the younger generation to grow up, especially pressures from older generations who don’t fully understand the younger generation. This open discussion will also discuss the stigma and fear that are related to growing up. To complete your experience, also catch the screening of Beyond Silence at 2:30 PM or Galih and Ratna at 7:30 PM. Both films share a theme of the adolescent life and growing up. For more information on the public discussion, click here.


Artpression 16 Perempuan Memandang Dunia, Now – 20 January 2018, Galeri Cipta II, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

Supported by the Jakarta Arts Council and the Ministry of Women Empowerment and Children Protection, Artpression presents visual artworks from 16 female contemporary artists. Curated by Puguh Tjahjono, Yenti Nurhidayat, and Jeffrey Sumampow, these works explore the roles of females in society. Visit the exhibition at Galeri Cipta II Taman Ismail Marzuki. For more information, click here.



Hand Puppets Making Workshop, 20 January 2018, 10 AM – 2 PM, Rumah Papermoon, Yogyakarta

If you love puppetry or puppet theatre, come and learn how to make your own hand puppet! Following the success of their performances, Arriba Las Hu! Manos will share how they make their hand puppets at Rumah Papermoon. Workshop fee is IDR 150,000 and includes materials and lunch. To register, contact Beni on whatsapp at +62 818 0264 5543. For more information, visit Papermoon’s Facebook page, here.



Cerita Sastra Dalam Film Kita, 20 – 21 January 2018, 6 PM, Bentara Budaya Bali

Sinema Bentara, Bentara Budaya’s film screening, returns this weekend presenting films that are lifted from literature works, including films from Indonesia, India, and Italy. They are: Salah Asuhan (Indonesia, 1972), Madre (Indonesia, 2013), Balyakalasakhi (India, 2014), and Miracle in Milan (Italia, 1951). This community screening is supported by various cultural organisations from the 3 countries. For more information on the films and the screenings, click here.



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