9 – 15 October 2017: Indonesia

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta, and Padang Panjang from 9 – 15 October 2017



Xalisco, A Place, 14 – 15 October 2017, 7:30 PM, Salihara Theatre, Jakarta

Xalisco, A Place began as a story that is dedicated to Latin American writers. “A man arrived in Mexico City on his journey in search of his father. A story between the realm of life and death begins.” Xalisco, A Place is an installation performance that combines music, movement, theatre, and the visual arts created and choreographed by Ines Somellera. Ticket starts at IDR 75,000. For more information, click here.


Seruput Cerita, 15 October 2017, 3 PM, Serambi Salihara, Jakarta

Calling all coffee lovers and writers! Don’t miss this unique workshop and discussion that combines the loves of coffee and fictions. Through coffee, participants will be guided to write a short fiction. And through coffee, participants will discuss the similarities between Indonesia and Latin American countries on the topic of writings and the mutual love for coffee. Workshop fee is IDR 150,000. For more information on the unique workshop, click here.


Songs from the Heart of Kupang, 14 October 2017, 7 PM, Paviliun 28, Jakarta

The Singapore International Foundation invites you to the album launch of Songs from the Heart of Kupang. This album started from a collaboration between Singapore and Indonesia in 2016, in which the 2 countries introduced art-based activities into the programme at Roslin Orphanage in Kupang. Two artists, jazz singer Nita Aartsen and composer Clement Chow then composed music inspired by their interactions with residents of Roslin Orphanage and produced this album featuring voices from the orphanage. All proceeds from the sale of this music album will go to the orphanage. For more information on the music album, click here.



Jagat Mawut: Scene-to-Scene, 11 – 15 October 2017, 11-6 PM, Cata Odata, Bali

Organised by Cata Odata and curated by Dwi S. Wibowo, Jagat Mawut is an exhibition featuring 72 artworks by Imam Sucahyo. Through these artworks, Imam Sucahyo reveals economic, spatial, and gender struggles of the lower-class society. Join a Scene-to-Scene session to learn more about Imam Sucahyo’s journey by examining the artworks in the exhibition as guided by the curator and the artist. For more information on Jagat Mawut and to register for a Scene-to-Scene session, click here.


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