Main Program | Art as Hope During a Crisis

06 Nov 2020 13:00 - 14:00
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Art provides us with hope and guidance during a crisis. It enables us to explore what it means to be human, and to unite people and ideas. But COVID-19 has meant that artists across the world are restricted from physically sharing their work, and often from earning a living. Hear from these Balinese artists about how the pandemic has impacted and inspired their practice.

Seni memberi kita harapan dan pegangan selama krisis berlangsung. Hal ini memungkinkan kita untuk mengeksplorasi apa artinya menjadi manusia, dan untuk menyatukan individu dan gagasan. Namun COVID-19 menyebabkan seniman di seluruh dunia dilarang membagikan karya mereka secara fisik, dan sering kali dalam hal mencari nafkah. Simak dari seniman Bali ini tentang bagaimana pandemi telah memengaruhi dan menginspirasi praktik mereka.

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Ni Ketut Sudiani

Ni Ketut Sudiani is an editor for IDN Times. She was a journalist for arts and culture at the Tribun Bali, Kompas Gramedia Group. She was listed as 200 Best …

Mangku Muriati

Mangku Muriati is a Balinese painter known for her Kamasan-style, a form of painting often associated with the East Javanese kingdom of Majapahit. At age 32, she became a priestess …

Citra Sasmita

Citra Sasmita is a contemporary artist from Bali, whose interest lies in unraveling the misconceptions of Balinese art and culture. Her art focuses largely on women’s issues, such as cultural …


Monez is a professional illustrator from Bali. His illustrations and large-scale murals and artworks appear on the walls of restaurants and Bali Zoo Park, while his organic characters have been …

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