Festival Club | A Storyteller’s Life

26 Oct 2019 19:30 - 20:30
/ / Free
Bar Luna. Jl. Raya Ubud (Google Maps)

Adriaan van Dis’ book Repatriated was published to great acclaim and translated around the world – so naturally, the next step was to team up with Peter van Dongen for the graphic novel adaptation. These two Dutch creatives reflect on the collaborative process, their Indonesian roots and the life of a storyteller.

Buku Adriaan van Dis Repatriated dipublikasikan, mendapat banyak pujian dan diterjemahkan di seluruh dunia – begitu saja, langkah selanjutnya adalah untuk bekerja sama dengan Peter van Dongen untuk sebuah adaptasi novel grafik. Dua orang Belanda yang kreatif ini merefleksikan proses kolaborasi, latar belakang Indonesia mereka dan kehidupan seorang pendongeng.


Norman Ince

Norman Ince has taught English literature and language for the past 33 years in Canada and Indonesia. In 2004 he translated The Windows, Fira Basuki’s first novel (originally titled Jendela-Jendela), …

Peter van Dongen

Peter van Dongen, born in 1966 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, is a Dutch comic artist and illustrator. His acclaimed graphic novel Rampokan is set in the time of the revolution in Indonesia, and …

Adriaan van Dis

Adriaan Van Dis is an acclaimed Dutch novelist. Raised in a colonial family with colored roots in the Dutch Indies, he deals with themes of identity and war traumas. He …

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