Main Program: Darkness Descends

28 Oct 2018 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Neka. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.” – Abraham Lincoln. Violence takes many forms and is explained with numerous pretexts, but the outcome is inevitably suffering. These brave speakers will recount their personal encounters with violence and the process of moving forward while bearing scars on body, heart and mind.

“Kekuatan adalah segalanya, tetapi kemenangan hanya berlangsung sementara.” – Abraham Lincoln. Kekerasan bisa ada dalam berbagai bentuk dan dijelaskan dengan banyak dalih, tetapi hasilnya tetap saja berupa penderitaan yang tak terelakkan. Para pembicara yang berani ini akan menceritakan kembali kisah personal mereka dengan kekerasan yang pernah dihadapinya dan proses untuk bangkit meski harus membawa bekas luka pada tubuh, hati, dan pikiran mereka.


Aprila Wayar

Jayapura-born senior journalist and Papua’s first female novelist, Aprila Wayar has covered West Papua for eight years. Her novels Mawar Hitam Tanpa Akar and Dua Perempuan describe daily Papuan life, …

Rio Helmi

Rio Helmi has been photographing and writing about Asia for various media since 1978. For the last year Rio has been documenting and writing about Gunung Agung for his blog …

Febriana Firdaus

Febriana Firdaus is an independent investigative journalist. She covers a variety of issues, and for the past two years focused on Papua and assisting the curation of Suara Papua‘s newsletter. …

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