Main Program | Sartorial Art for Impact

25 Oct 2019 15:45 - 17:00
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
NEKA Museum. Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Meet our panel of creatives who tell stories with textiles. Whether advocating for the conservation of traditional Indonesian weaving, finding joy in bursts of color, or dressing to defy censorship and oppressive beauty norms, our panel of fashionistas know that clothes truly maketh the human. This is sartorial art for social impact.

Temui panel kreatif kami yang berkisah dengan tekstil. Entah itu mengadvokasi pelestarian tenun tradisional Indonesia, menemukan kegembiraan dalam balutan warna, atau berpakaian untuk menentang sensor dan norma kecantikan yang cukup menekan, para panelis fashionista kami tahu bahwa pakaian benar-benar menjadikan kita manusia. Ini adalah seni berbusana bagi dampak sosial.


Eliza Vitri Handayani 

Eliza Vitri Handayani is an internationally published novelist and artist. Her novel, From Now On Everything Will Be Different, examines how free Indonesia became after the Reformation. She is the …

Didiet Maulana

Didiet Maulana is Creative Director of IKAT Indonesia by Didiet Maulana. As a fashion designer, he dedicates himself to advancing the fashion direction of Indonesian and Asian textiles. Nurturing pride in wearing textile …

Carly Findlay

Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist, writing on disability and appearance diversity. Her first book, a memoir called Say Hello, was released in January 2019. She …

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