Vanesa Martida


Country: Indonesia

Vanesa is an art activist who is active in several arts activities in Bali, such as Titimangsa and the Bentara Budaya Bali Art Program. Now she is pursuing a Master’s degree in the Arts Study Program at the Indonesian Art Institute (ISI) Denpasar. She is also a member of the creative writers Community Sahaja in Bali. Her short fiction film Andaka Janu was selected as a finalist for the 2019 Anti-Corruption Film Festival.

Seorang penggiat seni yang aktif di beberapa kegiatan seni di Bali, seperti Titimangsa dan program seni Bentara Budaya Bali. Sekarang ia sedang menempuh studi magister program studi Seni di Institut Seni Indonesia (ISI) Denpasar. Ia juga tergabung sebagai anggota penulis kreatif Komunitas Sahaja di Bali. Film fiksi pendeknya Andaka Janu terpilih sebagai finalis Anti-Corruption Film Festival 2019.

Appearing in

Main Program | Emerging Writers: Draft to First Publication

“Publishing your debut novel fills you with excitement and a fair amount of anxiety. We live in a noisy world, and it can be challenging for new writers to make …


Main Program | The Act of Remembering

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Book Launch | Dongeng Kayu

The dreams of Kayu have always been strange. He remembers them all, and although they feel real, they are absurd; they spin and dance to a logic Kayu cannot understand. …


Main Program | Voices of Our Young Generation

Two voices from the younger generation, Laksmi DeNeefe Suardana and Andovi Da Lopez, will invite us to empathize with literacy issues and social problems around us. Both of them are …