Program Category: Main Program 07 Nov

Main Program | Conserving Ancient Texts

07 Nov 2020 10:00 /

In South and Southeast Asia, technical and spiritual knowledge was traditionally inscribed on dried palm leaves, known as lontar. Bali is home to thousands of these palm leaf manuscripts, but …

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Main Program | Kate Forsyth: Rewriting Fairytales

07 Nov 2020 11:00 /

Named one of Australia’s finest writers of this generation, Kate Forsyth is inspired by classic fairytales and folklore, and retells them from a feminist perspective. Join Kate in a conversation …

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Main Program | Bali’s Young Writers

07 Nov 2020 12:00 /

What does Bali look like through the eyes of some of its most promising young writers? As one of the world’s top travel destinations, countless words have been written about …

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Main Program | Maya Soetoro-Ng: Stories and Arts for Peacebuilding

07 Nov 2020 13:00 /

Maya Soetoro-Ng is a Consultant for the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance and Leaders: Asia Pacific Program. A former Director of the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at …

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Main Program | Kevin Kwan: Sex and Vanity

07 Nov 2020 14:00 /

Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan returns with an outrageously funny comedy of manners set between two cultures and two breathtaking locales. Peppered with his trademark wit and exuberant love …

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Main Program | Handoko Hendroyono: Investing in Indonesia’s Creative Industries

07 Nov 2020 15:00 /

Brand activist, film producer, author, and creative storyteller Handoko Hendroyono is constantly inventing and invigorating young arts communities by focusing on creative storytelling. He’s currently behind the transformation of Jakarta’s …

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Main Program | Manal Younus: Reap

07 Nov 2020 16:00 /

A Muslim with Eritrean origins, Manal Younus is a rising poet, storyteller and activist with a unique perspective on life in Australia. Using poetry, theatre and performance, Manal explores a …

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