23 – 29 Jan 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks in Jakarta from 22 – 29 January




Islamic Art Public Lecture, Komunitas Salihara Black Box Theatre, 24 Jan, 7:00 PM

Komunitas Salihara, supported by Institut Francaise Indonesia, presents an Islamic Art public lecture featuring Yannick Lintz, Director of Islamic Art Department at Louvre Museum, Paris. The lecture will explore two facets of Islamic art and its historicity, as seen through Louvre’s collection. To register and for more information, click here.


La Nuit Des Idees – Malam Pedalangan, Auditorium IFI Thamrin, 26 Jan, 6-10 PM

La Nuit Des Idees is a sharing night by various experts where audience can be involved in discussions and see the works of these experts. This year, Insititut Francaise Indonesia is bringing a theme of “Malam Pedalangan”, where writer, sociologists, film directors, a Dalang, and a few others will share their stories through discussions, film, music, and a wayang performance. And just as a traditional wayang performance, the audience are free to come and go as they wish. For more information and the list of “dalangs” invovled, click here.

Asa Bahasa Sinema – Bentara Putar Film, Bentara Budaya Jakarta, 27 January 2017, 6:30 PM

Bentara Budaya Jakarta’s first film screening is presented with some audience concerns of not understanding films after watching them. Two films will be screened: Nokas, a documentary of the life of a Timorese man, Nokas and Sunya, a dance film fiction of the lives of 2 individuals and their grandparent. In between the screening of the 2 films, there will be a discussion on the cinematography of the films, audience interpretation of the symbolism in the films, the filmmakers’ intention, and how to bridge the two. For more information, click here.





ARTJOG10 – CHANGING PERSPECTIVES, deadline 9 March 2017.

ARTJOG returns for its 10th edition on 19 May – 10 June 2017. An open call for all artists who’d like to participate is open from now until 9 March 2017. To download the application form and to learn more about ARTJOG10, visit http://www.artjog.co.id.


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