Main Program: Off Limits



 
26 Oct 2018 13:00 - 14:15
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Many topics are still taboo in Indonesia, and the consequences of tackling them are very real. Meet some of the country’s most courageous young writers as they narrate the prejudices they’ve overcome to tell the stories normally left unspoken, and share their experiences of words making a difference.

Banyak topik yang masih tabu di Indonesia, dan konsekuensi dari penanggulangannya justru sangat nyata. Temui beberapa penulis muda paling berani di negara ini, yang mampu mengatasi kekhawatiran mereka sendiri demi menceritakan kisah-kisah yang biasanya tidak terucap, dan berbagi pengalaman berkisah dari mereka tentu akan menghadirkan sebuah perbedaan.

Featuring

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. …


Norman Erikson Pasaribu

Norman Erikson Pasaribu is an Indonesian author based in Jakarta. Tiffany Tsao’s English translation of his first book of poems Sergius Seeks Bacchus is forthcoming in the UK with Tilted Axis …


Nuril Basri

Nuril Basri’s writing spans bildungsroman, drama, adventure, and comedy. Some of his works have been translated into English and Malaysian. His works include Halo, Aku Dalam Novel (2009), My Favorite …


Feby Indirani

Feby Indirani is an author and a journalist whose works mostly focus on women and minority groups. Her short story collection Bukan Perawan Maria (Not Virgin Mary) (2017) has been …


Djenar Maesa Ayu

Djenar Maesa Ayu has published seven short story collections and a novel, Nayla. She is also an actor, screenwriter and filmmaker. Her fourth film hUSh, a collaboration with Singaporean filmmaker …



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