20 – 26 November 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta, Bandung, and Bali from 20 – 26 November 2017



Senandung Simfoni Pertiwi, 20 November 2017, 7:30 PM, Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

Senandung Simfoni Pertiwi is Jakarta City Philharmonic Orchestra’s last concert of the year. For this last concert, the JCP presents an anthology of classic and contemporary Indonesian composition. The concert will be lead by conductor Budi Utomo Prabowo and Fafan Isfandiar. It also presents several guest stars including Indra Azis and Melly Goeslaw. Concert is FREE. Reservation is closed but there will be 50 available seats opened at 5 PM on the concert date. First come, first served. For more information on the concert, go to the Jakarta City Philharmonic Orchestra’s Instagram page, here.


Self Explanatory, Now – 16 December 2017, Dia.Lo.Gue, Jakarta

Self-Explanatory is an exhibition by Ines Katamso, Natisa Jones, and Ykha Amelz that started as expressions of the self-reflection process of the 3 artists. Through these expressions, Ines, Natisa, and Ykha invite the audiences to enter their own self-discovery processes in the hope of finding growth in the journey. Self Explanatory is exhibited at Dia.Lo.Gue from now till 16 December 2017. For more information on the exhibition, click here.


Getir Canda, Now – 22 November 2017, Kineforum, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jakarta

Get yourself to Kineforum for the last couple days of Getir Canda! Life doesn’t always go as smoothly as we’d like it to be. There are many potholes and uneven ways on the road of Life. Getir Canda would like to remind everyone that despite all the problems in life, we have an option to go through them with a little humour, as shown in the selected films in the programme. For the full schedule and film synopsis, click here or go to kineforum.org.


Orange the World, 25 November 2017, 4 PM, Institut Francais Indonesia – Thamrin, Jakarta

Orange the World is a campaign created by UN Women to end violence against women and girls. To open the campaign this year, IFI, together with UN Women, will screen “Des femmes et des hommes” by Frederique Bedos on 25 November at IFI. The event will open with a music performance by Sisters in Danger and the film will be followed by public discussions with women activists. Take part of this FREE event by registering here. For more information on the event, click here.




Finsterworld, 23 November 2017, 4:30 PM, Goethe Institut Bandung

A Tragicomedy German Film to brighten your Thursday afternoon! Finsterworld shares a journey of various lives across a surreal Germany. Full of black humour, Finsterworld will take you to an equally enchanting and disenchanting world. Finsterworld is screened for FREE at the Goethe Institut Bandung. For more information on the screening, click here.



Video Mapping Class, 26 November 2017, 6:30 PM, Bentara Budaya Bali

Conducted by Jonas Sestakresna and Bimo Dwipoalam, this video mapping class is a continuation from the Prehistoric Soul Project on the Lamalera islands that they held in September. On top of teaching participants on the technicalities of video mapping, Jonas and Bimo would like to encourage the participants to use the new knowledge as an artistic way to express an awareness on environmental issues or matters that are important to them. For more information on the video mapping class, click here.



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