Music & Arts | Laksmi Pamuntjak: Fall Baby (Kekasih Musim Gugur) Reading

03 Nov 2020 19:30 - 20:30

Laksmi Pamuntjak’s latest novel, Fall Baby (Kekasih Musim Gugur) is the winner of Best Literary Work at the Singapore Book Awards 2020. It is the sequel to her debut novel, Amba: The Question of Red, and tells the story of Srikandi, the cosmopolitan visual artist daughter of Amba and Bhisma, and Dara, a political activist. It is set against the backdrop of the struggle between the fluidity and displacement of the international contemporary art scene and forces of censorship and intolerance in Indonesia. Join Laksmi as she reads from her latest work.

Supported by Gramedia Pustaka Utama.

Novel terbaru Laksmi Pamuntjak, Fall Baby (Penguin Random House SEA, 2019) adalah sekuel dari Amba, dan mengisahkan cerita tentang Srikandi, seniman visual kosmopolitan anak dari Amba dan Bhisma, dan Dara, seorang pegiat politik. Ceritanya dilatarbelakangi oleh pergulatan antara keluwesan dan perpindahan seni kontemporer internasional, juga kekuatan sensor dan intoleransi di Indonesia. Bergabunglah dengan Laksmi saat ia membacakan karya terbarunya.


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Laksmi Pamuntjak

Laksmi Pamuntjak is an award-winning, internationally-published Indonesian novelist, poet, journalist and food writer. She writes widely on culture and politics including op-eds in the Guardian. Her debut novel The Question …

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