Book Launch: Dancing in Silver, the Jewellery of Runi Palar

24 Oct 2018 16:30 - 18:00
/ Free
Nomad. Jl. Raya Ubud (Google Maps)

Dancing in Silver is a retrospective of the remarkable designs of Runi Palar, Indonesia’s first modern jeweler. A Central Javanese princess and famed court dancer, in Europe and New York she became a cultural icon, designer and artist in a male-dominated field, all against a backdrop of revolution, political chaos, prejudice and economic hardship.

Dancing in Silver adalah sebuah retrospeksi desain luar biasa oleh Runi Palar, ahli perhiasan modern pertama di Indonesia. Seorang puteri Jawa Tengah dan penari istana terkenal, di Eropa dan New York ia menjadi ikon budaya, perancang dan seniman di bidang yang didominasi laki-laki, semua dengan latar belakang revolusi, kekacauan politik, prasangka dan kesulitan ekonomi.


Bruce Carpenter

Author and co-author of more than 20 books on Indonesian art, culture and history, Bruce W. Carpenter is an important authority in his field. He perceives himself foremost as a …

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