Weekly Picks: Indonesia (23 – 29 April 2018)

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Makassar, Yogyakarta, Bandung, and Jakarta from 23 – 29 April 2018

For our first pick this week, we’re bringing you to Makassar in South Sulawesi. If you’re a dance practitioner, join Densiel (enci) Lebang’s 3-day Contemporary Dance Workshop. This workshop aims to get participants to develop awareness and clarity in their creative process by focusing on the connection between the mind, body, and soul. Through this process, one will find his/her own unique language of motion. This workshop will take place from 27 to 29 April 2018 from 2 – 5 PM at Jl. Hasanuddin no 15 in Makassar. For more information and registration, contact +62 812 855 99544 or follow Densiel Lebang’s instagram here.

Over in Yogyakarta, Indonesia’s Papermoon Puppet Theatre and Australia’s Polyglot Theatre are putting together an immersive performance for children ages 2-8 years old titled Cerita Anak (Child’s Story). Performance will take place on 27 – 29 April 2018 at Padepokan Seni Bagong Kussudiarja in Bantul, Yogyakarta. Performance is free. To reserve your spot, visit artjog.co.id.

In Bandung, Angklung Kita, together with Bandung Philharmonic, presents a Conducting Workshop with Robert Nodling. Rober Nodling is the conductor and music director of Bandung Philharmonic, who has also taught at Calvin College Music Department, Trinity International University and various other schools in the United States. There are 10 spots for passive participants in this workshop. The passive participants will learn from Robert Nodling and also get to observe previous participants applying their knowledge by conducting an Angklung orchestra. Fee for the workshop is IDR 150,000. For more information on the workshop, contact +62 812 2192 5587. You can also follow IndoLecture’s Instagram account here.

From 20 – 27 April 2018, Lawangwangi Creative Space in Bandung will host Paradox 2018, a mini art festival filled with exhibition, performances, talks, and open-air cinema. Some of the topics that will be discussed this week in the art talks include “Art & Social Media”, as well as “Gender in Art”. The open-air cinema will take place this Thursday at 6:30 PM. For more information on the schedule of events, follow Paradox 2018 on Instagram here. All events are FREE.

Pramoedya Ananta Toer was an Indonesian author whose works are loved by people all over the world until today. Have you ever wondered what went on behind those pages of manuscripts and stories? Titimangsa Foundation and Dia.Lo.Gue artspace, supported by Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation presents “Namaku Pram”. This exhibition will give you a closer look into Pramoedya’s archived notes, pictures, and scrapbook, so you can see further into the life of the Notetaker of Indonesia. This exhibition will run until 20 May 2018 at Dia.Lo.Gue artspace. For more information, visit dialogue-artspace.com.

Have a wonderful art-filled week!


Note: All information is correct at the time of publication. Please confirm directly with the organisers/event websites. ArtsEquator is not responsible for any changes to the schedule of events. If you have an event you’d like us to highlight, please email events[at]artsequator.com.

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