Compared with the first event last year held in Gedung Societed Komplek Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, and participated by 10 group of theaters from 10 provinces of Indonesia, Pekan Teater Nasional or the National Theater Week 2018 involves 16 groups across 15 cities, categorized into three types of city, community, and campus theaters.
Art community Studio Hanafi by artist Hanafi collaborated with real estate company PT Gunas Land to hold Vidafest 2018 in housing development area Bumi Pala Vida Bekasi, 27-29 September 2018.
It is likely to spark controversy whenever such an issue is brought up amid the majority religious people at the present Indonesia, but cross gender has been a part of the traditional performances across the archipelago which now become the sovereignty of the country.
Indonesia’s theater legendary Jim Adhi Limas delivered a lecture on his definition of contemporary theater of his decades and a performance with Wawan Sofwan and Joind Bayuwinanda in SIPFest 2018.
Galeri Kertas run their fifth exhibition with promising young artist Fiametta Gabriela entitled Setengah Isi, Setengah Kosong, as she opened her sole exhibition in that cloudy afternoon with a performance involving a washed out papers hung on the line in a room and a bucket of water.
Themed Di seni senang, (Happy go artsy), the art space’s co-founder Nirwan Dewanto said SIPFest continues to be a small recreational party for the exceptionals.
Jazz Buzz is an annual music program by Komunitas Salihara since 2012 that aim the spotlight at the contemporary compositions seldom heard in any regular concerts. think archipelago is a proud media partner of the music festival which runs from 17 February until 25 February 2018.
The recorded sounds of cut wood by axe, saw, knife, sandpaper and brush to make a traditional wood mask set the atmosphere for the choreographer Katia Engel’s latest work in Indonesia, For Starting to Cut the Wood.
Angkot is the Melting Pot uses live streaming to highlight the city transportation in Jakarta. Jakarta’s ubiquitous public minivan (angkot) suggests the physical closeness of the passengers crammed inside, but in the awkwardness of a heterogeneous society.
This year’s Helatari showcases the development of dance in Indonesia departing from the influence of modern western dance, hip-hop, street dance or “free choreography”.