Main Program | Indonesian, Elsewhere



 
25 Oct 2019 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Around 9 million Indonesians live and work overseas, along with countless descendants of Indonesian migrants. Our panel of orang Indonesia living in diaspora in the USA and Singapore recount their personal experiences of what it means to be Indonesian elsewhere.

Sekitar 9 juta orang Indonesia tinggal dan bekerja di luar negeri, bersama dengan keturunan migran Indonesia yang tidak terhitung jumlahnya. Panel orang Indonesia kami yang hidup dalam diaspora di Amerika Serikat dan Singapura menceritakan pengalaman pribadi mereka tentang apa artinya menjadi orang Indonesia di tempat lain.

Featuring

Ketut Yuliarsa

Ketut Yuliarsa has worked as a writer, actor and musician in Indonesia and Australia, and published two poetry collections. He and his wife Anita established Ubud’s first bookshop, Ganesha Bookshop, …


Cynthia Dewi Oka

Cynthia Dewi Oka is a poet, activist, and author of Salvage: Poems and Nomad of Salt and Hard Water. Her work has appeared in ESPNW, Hyperallergic, Guernica, Academy of American …


Michelle Tanmizi 

Michelle Tanmizi is Chinese-Indonesian and international. She is an author, leadership coach and trainer, and a motivational speaker. Michelle’s first work was a poetry book, Truth. Late Dawn is her first speculative science fiction novel …


Innosanto Nagara

Innosanto Nagara is a children’s author, activist, and graphic designer. He is the author of the bestselling alphabet book A is for Activist as well as Counting on Community, My …



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