Main Program | Reading in the Age of Instagram



 
27 Oct 2019 10:15 - 11:30
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Taman Baca. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)
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Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Netflix… as we become increasingly screen-addicted, how can a humble book compete? The impact of social media addiction and binge-watching TV series on our reading habits has become a major concern for individuals and publishers alike. Meet our panel of creatives who are striving to stay relevant, and bring art and literature to public attention in screen-obsessed Indonesia.

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Netflix… saat kita menjadi semakin kecanduan layar, bagaimana sebuah buku yang sederhana dapat bersaing? Dampak dari kecanduan media sosial dan pesta-menonton serial TV pada kebiasaan membaca kita telah menjadi perhatian utama bagi tiap orang dan penerbit. Temui panel yang terdiri dari para kreatif yang berusaha untuk tetap relevan, dan membawakan seni dan sastra menjadi perhatian publik di Indonesia yang terobsesi dengan layar.

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 …


Irwan Bajang

Irwan Bajang’s works include the poetry collection Sketsa Senja (2006), and the novels Rumah Merah (2008), Malam Tanpa Ujung (2014), and Hantu, Presiden, dan Buku Puisi Kesedihan (2017). Through Indie …


Kathrin Honesta

Kathrin Honesta is a Jakarta-based illustrator who focuses on storytelling and book-related projects. She has created book jackets and illustrations for Harper Collins, Usborne Books, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Facebook, Snapchat and Google. She has also exhibited …


Helena Natasha

Helena Natasha is a poet, content creator, and copywriter. Starting out by writing commissioned poetry and connecting with readers via Instagram, she has built a reader community online. She has published …


Famega Syavira Putri

Famega Syavira Putri is a writer and journalist for BBC Indonesia. In 2017, she traveled 23,181 km solo by land from Indonesia to Africa, through 18 countries and 44 cities. …



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