Main Program: Robert Dessaix: The Pleasures of Leisure

26 Oct 2017 14:30 - 15:30
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Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

“Nowadays everyone’s got to appear to be doing something,” notes Robert Dessaix. We’re working longer hours, consuming more than ever, and treat being busy as a status symbol. In a world where time is money, this revered writer and journalist stops to consider how taking leisure seriously could give us back our freedom and deepen our experience as humans.

“Saat ini semua orang harus tampil untuk melakukan sesuatu,” catat Robert Dessaix. Kami bekerja lebih lama, mengkonsumsi lebih dari biasanya, dan perlakuan sibuk sebagai simbol status. Di dunia di mana waktu adalah uang, Penulis dan Jurnalis yang dihormati ini berhenti untuk mempertimbangkan bagaimana menepati waktu luang dengan serius dapat memberi kita kebebasan dan memperdalam pengalaman kita sebagai manusia.


Rosemary Sayer

Rosemary Sayer is a writer, business communications consultant and former journalist. Her third book More to the Story – conversations with refugees was published in 2015. She has previously written …

Robert Dessaix

Robert Dessaix is an Australian writer and translator whose best-known books are the autobiography A Mother’s Disgrace, the novel Night Letters, the travel memoirs Twilight of Love and Arabesques, and …

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