Main Program: Sutardji Calzoum Bachri: The Chanting Poet

27 Oct 2017 14:30 - 15:30
/ 4-Day or 1-Day Main Program Pass
Indus. Festival Hub, Jl. Raya Sanggingan (Google Maps)

Iconic literary figure Sutardji once turned Indonesia’s time-worn poetry traditions upside down after proclaiming the liberation of words from their shackles of socially-enforced meanings. In an age of Twitwars and viral memes, Sutardji will discuss the significance of poetry and question whether words can still enjoy their freedom.

Tokoh sastra ikonis, Sutardji, pernah mengubah tradisi puisi usang Indonesia secara terbalik setelah menyerukan pembebasan kata-kata dari belenggu makna sosial mereka. Di zaman Twitwars dan meme virus, Sutardji akan membahas pentingnya puisi dan mempertanyakan apakah kata-kata masih bisa menikmati kebebasan mereka.


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