Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Bali from 31 July – 6 Aug 2017
My Life, My Choice, Now – 9 August 2017, Leica Store Indonesia, Plaza Senayan, Jakarta
My Life, My Choice is a photography exhibition on the life of Mak Rini, a drag queen living in Amsterdam. My Life, My Choice is an exhibition by Immanuel Antonius, a recipient of the Erasmus Huis Fellowship to Amsterdam 2017 and is supported by Permata Bank, Erasmus Huis, and Leica Store Indonesia. For more information on the exhibition, visit its event page here.
Flow into Now, Now – 14 August 2017, dia.lo.gue, Jakarta
Dia.Lo.Gue Artspace, together with Kemang Creative Fair, presents Flow into Now, an exhibition on the present moment in relation to a spatial experience. Currated by Rizky A. Zaelani, Flow into Now presents the works of 21 different artists. The idea of present moments that inspired the artists in creating the artworks might be different from the present moments that the audience experiences and sees in the artwork. However, each work would still like to invite the audience to step into each creator’s space. For more information, follow dia.lo.gue Instagram.
Dance the City, 1 – 20 August 2017, IFI Wijaya, Jakarta
Paris-born Yannick Verdier Monsegur presents his solo exhibition titled Dance the City. In this series, Yannick frames the beauty of Paris along with various genres of dance movements ranging from modern, hip-hop, and tango. Yannick believes that the dynamism and the freedom of movement in dance mirror the spirit of Paris as a symbol of liberty and happiness. For more information on the exhibition, click here.
Senandung Ibu Pertiwi, 2 – 30 August 2017, Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta
Ever wonder what the Indonesian President’s art collection is like? Come to Senandung Ibu Pertiwi to see them. Senandung Ibu Pertiwi is a painting exhibition that presents the collection of the Indonesian Presidential Palace. The exhibition runs from 2 – 30 August 2017. For more information on the exhibition, click here.
Sastra FKY 29: Menanam Cerita di Halaman, 30 Jul – 3 August 2017, Radio Buku, Bantul, Yogyakarta
As a part of Festival Kesenian Yogyakarta (FKY), and in collaboration with Kampung Literasi Iboekoe, FKY presents its literary series titled Menanam Cerita di Halaman, which translates to Planting Stories in The Garden. Activities in these 5 days include Afternoon Storytelling, Discussion and Storytelling workshops. For more information on Menanam Cerita di Halaman, click here.
Çudamani Festival 2017, 3 – 5 August 2017, Jero Pondok Çudamani, Banjar Pengosekan, Mas, Ubud, Bali
Çudamani, one of Bali’s most respected performing art schools presents 3 nights of performances under the Çudamani Festival 2017. The Çudamani Children & Youth will perform on August 3rd. The Çudamani Founding Members will perform on the 4th and the Çudamani Performing Company will close the festival on the 5th of August. There will also be a Kecak workshop at 4 PM each day. Tickets to the performances are at IDR 200 K for each performance or IDR 500 K for all 3 performances. For more information, click here.
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