Program Day: Wednesday 13


Special Event | Voices Unleashed presents Poetry by Night

Join us for a poetic evening on Wednesday the 13th of October, Voices Unleashed is collaborating with Ubud Writers and Readers Festival for a selected poetry event at Soulshine Ubud. …

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Book Launch | The Art of Living Without Walls: Haute Couture Architecture

Haute Couture Architecture: The Art of Living Without Walls by Anneke van Waesberghe offers a return to the natural world. It is more than a book on sustainable design, tented architecture, …

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Main Program | Stone Sky Gold Mountain

Set during the gold-rush era in Australia, Stone Sky Gold Mountain is a poignant novel full of unforgettable characters that deal with issues of identity, belonging, racism, and sexual violence. …

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Festival Club | There’s No Time to Waste

How complicated is the waste problem in Bali? Non-governmental movements that care about waste management on the island continue to grow to help make more people implement waste management independently. …

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Workshop | Behind the Lens

A photograph stores a myriad of stories about its creation process. Taking a picture is not only about the technical aspects, but it is also essential to learn about how …

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Main Program | Gods of the Upper Air

From the outspoken Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict to Ella Deloria, the Dakota Sioux activist who preserved the traditions of Native Americans on the Great Plains, their revolutionary findings gave …

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Main Program | Lives Between the Lines

Lives Between the Lines is a family story of Michael Vatikiotis’s grandparents and parents in the Levant, spanning from the mid-1800s to the end of the Second World War in …

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Main Program | The Book of Form and Emptiness

How do we endure loss and find meaning in our lives? Ruth Ozeki’s The Book of Form and Emptiness is a heart-breaking and humane tale, considered as a powerful meditation that contains …

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Main Program | Autobiography of Death

Greatly affected by the tragic Sewol Ferry incident of 2014, when more than 300 Koreans, mainly schoolchildren, lost their lives, Kim Hyesoon composed Autobiography of Death, a cycle of forty-nine poems …

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Main Program | Redefining Ubud

Known as the world’s village, Ubud has shifted its image throughout the years. For decades, everything local and traditional has been fused with a cosmopolitan and international perspective. So, what …

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