In-Conversation // Sutardji Calzoum Bachri: The Chanting Poet

Posted: 02 January 2018

Iconic literary figure Sutardji once turned Indonesia’s time-worn poetry traditions upside down after proclaiming the liberation of words from their shackles of socially-enforced meanings. In an age of Twitwars and viral memes, Sutardji discussed the significance of poetry and question whether words can still enjoy their freedom.

Featuring Sutardji Calzoum Bachri, Debra Yatim.