Main Program | Bali’s Art Activists



 
25 Oct 2019 11:45 - 12:45
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
4 DAY PASS 1 DAY PASS

The work of the island’s local contemporary artists and writers provides a window into Bali beyond the beaches and swaying palms. Meet a young writer and literacy activist fostering a love of reading among Balinese children, a sculpture and installation artist sparking a return to eco-friendly materials, and a photographer documenting the conditions of Balinese living with mental illness.

Karya seniman dan penulis kontemporer lokal pulai ini menghadirkan gambaran ke Bali yang lebih luas, bukan hanya tentang pantai hingga pohon palem yang melambai. Temui seorang penulis muda dan pegiat sastra yang menumbuhkan kecintaan membaca di antara anak-anak Bali, seorang seniman patung dan instalasi yang menyuarakan kembalinya bahan ramah lingkungan, dan soerang fotografer yang mendokumentasikan kondisi orang Bali yang hidup dengan penyakit mental.

Featuring

Kadek Sonia Piscayanti

Balinese writer Kadek Sonia Piscayanti has published several books. A theatre director, she manages Mahima Community, and established independent publisher Mahima Institute Indonesia to develop literacy among young writers. In …


Rudi Waisnawa

Rudi Waisnawa is a professional photographer who documents the conditions of people with severe mental illness in Bali. Since 2014, along with the Suryani Institute for Mental Health, he has …


Marmar Herayukti

Bali-born sculpture and installation artist Marmar Herayukti initiated the Ogoh-ogoh without Styrofoam movement to encourage a return to traditional weaving. As a traditional ogoh-ogoh architect, Marmar never stops innovating. Three …


Debby Lukito Goeyardi

Debby Lukito Goeyardi is a children and teen’s book author, literacy activist, Chairperson of Forum TBM Kota Denpasar, SCBWI Indonesia’s Assistant Regional Advisor, and one of Komunitas Kanaditya’s Founders. She …



More like this

Satellite Program Banjarmasin | New Home, New Hope

Come and meet Jenny Zhang and Cynthia Dewi Oka. Jenny was born in Shanghai. When she was five-years-old, she immigrated to New York City to join her father, and now …


Workshop | Writing the Wilderness

For as long as humans have existed, we’ve told stories that seek to make sense of the natural world around us. Covering myths, fables, novels and non-fiction, explore how to …


Film Screening | All is Forgiven, Because We Have Been Happy (2017)

Directed by Katia Engel and Paul Agusta, this documentary explores the life of poet, cultural activist, and playwright Leon Agusta, who was born in Sigiran, Lake Maninjau, West Sumatra in …