Main Program | Imagining the Past



 
25 Oct 2019 10:15 - 11:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Weaving fiction with historical threads is no easy feat. It demands a constant juggling act between the factual and the imaginary, reality and memory. Our panel explores the challenges and triumphs of breathing life into historical characters they’ve never met and narrating events they’ve never witnessed.

Menenun fiksi berdasarkan sejarah bukanlah hal yang mudah. Hal ini menuntut adanya lempar kemungkinan terus-menerus antara hal faktual dan imajiner, kenyataan dan kenangan. Panel kami mengeksplorasi tantangan dan keberhasilan dari memberikan nyawa ke dalam karakter historis yang belum pernah mereka temui dan menceritakan peristiwa yang belum pernah mereka saksikan.

Featuring

Alessandro Baricco

Born in 1958, Alessandro Baricco is an author of essays, novels and theatrical texts translated and represented all over the world. He also wrote and directed the film Lesson 21. …


Sebastian Partogi

Sebastian Partogi has been working as a journalist and copywriter for Indonesia’s English newspaper The Jakarta Post since January 2013, specializing in leisure articles and health issues, as well as arts and literature. He has …


Toni Jordan

Toni Jordan is the author of five novels, including the international bestseller Addition, the Indie Book Award winner Nine Days, and Our Tiny, Useless Hearts, a bedroom farce inspired by her love of Molière. Toni teaches creative …


Iksaka Banu

As a child Iksaka Banu’s writing was published in Kompas and Kawanku magazine, and he also created the Samba Si Kelinci Perkasa comic for Ananda magazine. In 2014, his colonialism …


Azhari Aiyub

Acehnese writer Azhari Aiyub won the Poets of All Nations’ Free Word Award in 2005. Perempuan Pala and The Garden of Delights & Other Tales is his collection of short …



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