Weekly Picks: Indonesia (28 January – 3 February 2019)

Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Jakarta, Bandung and Surabaya from 28 January – 3 February 2019

Baron Basuning Studio, together with Galeri National Indonesia, invites you to NOOR, a solo exhibition of Baron Basuning’s works. NOOR refers to light, that also represents God in the Islam tradition. For this exhibition, Baron Basuning drew his inspirations from various places from the Islamic culture that he has visited in his life that reminds him of this idea of light. NOOR is exhibited at Galeri Nasional Indonesia in Jakarta until 8 February 2019. For more information on the exhibition, click here or visit Galeri Nasional Indonesia’s website at galeri-nasional.or.id.

This Monday, the Bandung Philharmonic presents “Four Hands” a concert by world renowned pianists Sally Pinkas and Evan Hirsch. Part of Bandung Philharmonic’s Chamber Music Series, Pinkas and Hirsch will play Schubert’s Rondo in A Major D.951, Ravel’s Ma Mére L’oye and Brahm’s Waltzes, Op. 39. Concert will take place at Institut Francais Indonesia Bandung’s Auditorium on Monday, 28 January 2019 at 7:30 PM. Tickets can be purchased through Yellowdoor on this link. Fore more information on Bandung Philharmonic, visit them on their website at www.bandungphilharmonic.web.id.

If you’re a classical music lovers living in Surabaya, you don’t want to miss a concert by Pynarello, presented by Erasmus Huis. Pynarello is a dutch music collective that aims to present a fresh take on the performance of classical music. Pynarello’s group of young musicians play classical masterpieces without conductor and mostly without sheet music and rely mostly on intense communications between them. Experience their performance and see how it affect the communication between them and you as the audience. Pyranello’s concert will take place at Taman Budaya Jawa Timur – Gedung Cak Durasih on Friday, 1 February 2019 at 7:30 PM. Performance is FREE for all members of public with no RSVP required. For more information on the concert or on Erasmus Huis, follow their instagram account here.


Yayasan Kelola’s registration for the 2019 Hibah Seni art award is now open. If you’re an Indonesian art maker in the performing arts who has ideas for your next performance, enter your proposal and get a chance to win an award of IDR 25 million. There are 2 categories for this year’s Hibah Seni. The “Karya Inovatif” category is for a work by a single creator supported by a production team. The “Karya Kolaborasi Inovatif” category is for works created as a collaboration by two or more art makers. This Open Call is closed on 28 February 2019. For more information on the Open Call, visit kelola.or.id/hibah-seni/daftar/.

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