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Thinking and Talking about Arts and Culture in Southeast Asia

6 – 12 February 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks in Jakarta and Bandung from 6 – 12 February

 

JAKARTA

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Gazing at the Other: Orientalism, Dance Bodies, And Myth about The Exotic Self, 4 – 28 February 2017, Salihara Gallery, Jakarta

Supported by Institut Francaise Indonesia and curated by Helly Minarty, this exhibition displays a variety of archival materials exploring the complexity of orientalist history in dance. Materials exhibited have been collected from many sources including New York Performing Arts Library, French National Library, The Eye Museum (Amsterdam), Dansmuseet (Stockholm), Gaumont Pathé (Paris), the National Archive of the Republic of Indonesia and the National Library of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta), as well as Indonesia Visual Art Archive (Yogyakarta). Helly MInarty is an independent curator that has curated many festivals and exchanges since 2004. Helly has also served as Head of Programs of the Jakarta Art Council for 2 terms. For more information, click here.

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Liberation, Theology, and Latin America Today, 7 February 2017, 7:00 PM, Komunitas Salihara, Jakarta

Komunitas Salihara presents a special public lecture by Goenawan Mohamad, one of Indonesia’s well-known poet, essayist, and public intellectual on the spirit of Marxism that influenced the thinking in Latin America countries, especially Cuba, and how this in turns affect the thinking of thinkers, artists, and writers from Latin America. This public lecture is free, register by Monday, 6 Feb 2017 on this link.

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Indra Perkasa – Salihara Jazz Buzz 2017, 12 February 2017, 08:00 PM, Salihara Black Box Theater, Jakarta

Part of the 2017, Salihara Jazz Buzz, Komunitas Salihara presents Indra Perkasa. Indra plays experimental jazz music with a 12-people ensemble, He also combines his music with visual art and digital media works. Tickets at IDR 75K. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

 

BANDUNG

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I Know What I Do; And I Do It Anyway, Now – 9 February 2017, Galeri Soemardja, Bandung 

I Know What I Do; And I Do It Anyway is a part of the 15 x 15 x 15 mini art project, a biannual project that presents artworks not bigger than 15 x 15 x 15 cm in size. The current exhibition confronts the banality of Internet as a cultural phenomenon. With the size limitation, the artists are challenged to not limit their ideas even though their canvases are limited. This exhibition invites us to reflect and introspect our daily relationship with Internet culture. For more information, click here.

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Film Production: Basic Script-Writing Class

Bandung aspiring film-makers, if you’re interested to learn about basic script writing, come to Lingkaran.co basic Scriptwriting class presented by Irvan Aulia and Rasamala film. This workshop aims to give an introduction on how to turn an idea into a scenario. You’ll also be given tips on getting good stories. Fee: IDR 250K. For more information, click here.

 

OPEN CALL

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Bicara Tugas Akhir #2, Deadline 9 February 2017

Calling all recent graduates! Do you feel like your final thesis ends as you finished your study? Bicara Tugas Akhir is a chance to share your final project, artwork, or thesis with other alumni and start a discussion on it. Final work presented has to be done within the last 2 years. Selected submission will be presented on 18 February 2017 at Gudang Sarinah. For more information, contact Caca at +62 852 8790 8815.

 

 

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