2 – 8 October 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta and Padang Panjang from 2 – 8 October 2017




Sayang, Sayangilah Jiwamu, 6-8 October 2017, Kineforum, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

In this 21st century, it is still rather difficult to discuss mental disturbances openly despite the fatal effect of such disturbance. In an effort to start a dialogue around mental health, Kineforum presents Sayang, Sayangilah Jiwamu, a 3-day screenings of films that explore various mental conditions. With these screenings, Kineforum encourages everyone to start paying attention to our mind and soul and start caring about them more. For screenings and discussion schedule, click here.


Bintang-bintang di Bawah Langit Jakarta, 7 October 2017, 6:30 PM, Teater Anjung, Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta

Come gather underneath Jakarta’s starry sky on the 7th of October to listen to passage readings and discussions by Indonesia’s writers that had made a name in the last 2 years. There will also be a guest writer from Latin America joining the event. Writers featured in the readings and discussions include Yusi A. Pareanom, Zezsyazioviennazabrizkie, F. Aziz Manna, and Pablo Jofre. For more information on the event, click here.


Menulis Kritik Sastra Pemateri: Goenawan Mohamad, 8 October 2017, 3 PM, Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta

Writers, don’t miss this workshop with renowned Indonesian writer Goenawan Mohamad. The workshop presents theories and samples of literature critique pieces, as well as the process of writing a critique. Workshop will be conducted in Bahasa Indonesia. To participate, you have to enjoy literature, have written a piece of literature critique and send your CV to lifes@salihara.org. For more information on the workshop, click here.



Bincang Kreatif – Seni Pertunjukan Indonesia, 5 October 2017, 2 – 4 PM, ISI Padang Panjang.

Presented by Ruang Kreatif Seni Pertunjukan, Bincang Kreatif is a creative discussion on Indonesia performing arts scene that features 5 maestros of the industry. The discussion will be around the development of creative ideas into a performative work. The panelists include Garin Nugroho, Ratna Riantiarno, Agus Noor, Iswadi Pratama, Maudy Koesnadi. Don’t miss this rare opportunity of learning from prominent Indonesia performing art players. The same discussion will be also held in Kudus on the 3rd of October and in Bandung on the 9th of October. For more information, visit the Instagram account of Ruang Seni Pertunjukan here, or contact via whatsapp +62 819 0890 0088.



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