Main Program | In Conversation with Desi Anwar

30 Oct 2022 14:00 - 15:00
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In The Art of Solitude, Desi Anwar’s musings and random thoughts captured during the time of Covid shows us that solitude is neither torment nor an affliction to be feared and avoided. When embraced in its fullness, it becomes an art that is both enlightening and therapeutic. Rosemarie Milsom talks to Desi Anwar about her views on solitude, her life as a renowned Indonesian national broadcaster in television journalism, and her published work.

Dalam The Art of Solitude, renungan dan pikiran acak Desi Anwar yang ditangkap selama masa Covid menunjukkan kepada kita bahwa kesendirian bukanlah siksaan atau penderitaan yang harus ditakuti dan dihindari. Ketika dirangkul, itu menjadi seni yang mencerahkan sekaligus terapeutik. Rosemarie Milsom berbincang bersama Desi Anwar tentang pendapatnya pada kesendirian, kehidupannya sebagai seorang penyiar nasional terkenal di media televisi, dan karyanya yang telah diterbitkan.


Rosemarie Milsom

Rosemarie Milsom is the founding director of the Newcastle Writers’ Festival, which celebrated its 10th edition in April 2022. Rosemarie launched the festival after a 20-year career as an award-winning …

Desi Anwar

Desi Anwar is a national journalist, TV anchor, and writer, based in Jakarta. She has written multiple books published by Gramedia, including A Simple Life, Being Indonesian, Growing Pains, OFFLINE: …

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