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Weekly Picks: Indonesia (17 – 23 December 2018)

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Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Bali and Solofrom 17-23 December 2018

The year is coming to a close but there are still a few exciting art events that might brighten your holiday season.

In Bali, come to ART.BALI in Nusa Dua for its second exhibition at this brand new artspace. Celebration of the Future presents 47 Indonesia artists as anchors for artists and the younger generation to encourage them to contribute to the future of our global community. Exhibition will run until 15 January 2019 and will take place at the AB.BC Building at Bali Collection, ITDC Nusa Dua Bali. For more information, visit ART.BALI’s Instagram account here.

Also in Bali, Ketemu Project is holding an exhibition aimed for the millenials. Tumpek Uduh (The Sweetness of the Earth) is an Instagram photo competition and also an exhibition that is inspired by the Balinese ritual where Balinese people pray and give offerings for the good growth of all the plants and trees. Through this exhibition, audience is invited to honor all the plants that grows on our Earth. Tumpek Uduh will run until Tuesday, 18 December 2018 at Omah Apik Pejeng from 11 am to 4 pm each day. For more information on the exhibition, follow Ketemu Project’s Instagram account here, or their Facebook page here.

In Sanur, Bali, Sudakara Art Space and Kertas Padi presents Patience is Earth, a rice paper art exhibition featuring works by 16 artists. Exhibition opening will take place on Wednesday, 19 December 2018 from 6 PM onwards. At the opening, there will be an introduction by Dr. Jean Couteau, ethno-sociologist and writer and researcher on Balinese culture and art. Exhibition will run until 6 February 2019 at Sudakara Art Space. For more information, follow Sudamala resort’s Instagram account here.

Balai Soedjatmoko in Solo created a call for Mothers to express themselves in the form of writing. This could be short stories, poems, essays, memoirs or journals. These works were then put together as a book that will be launched on the 18th December 2018 to also commemorate the Indonesian Mother’s Day that is celebrated on 22 December 2018. This book is created also to encourage an appreciation of Mothers and all their roles. Join the book launch on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 at 7:30 PM at Balai Soedjatmoko Solo. For more information on the book launch, click here.

 

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