The rainy weather did not prevent the public from crowding into the Borobudur temple area to enjoy the third day of the Indonesian Speaking Festival 2022, Friday (9/10/2022).
Mila Rosenta (choreographer) concluded the third day of her Indonesia talk at Lumpini Theatre. He presented his work “Jalan, Walk, Travel” which was Mila’s attempt to review and rediscover the “Dropadi” work that Milla Art Dance has been working on since 2018.
Launched by the Directorate of Film, Music and Media, Directorate General of Culture, Ministry of Education and Technology RI, Ayu Dongying Indonesia, the Sangar Laskar Menoreh and Om Mouse in Virama Bangung Dusk were also presented by Indonesia. Then on the Anarta stage, Aksobya performed Fitri Setyaningsih (choreographer) with the work “Kinjeng Tangis” inspired by the signs of the social and natural environment with the observational theme of cicadas.
Kiranamaya, besides providing a tabular video map, filled in by S. Sophiyah K who attempted to respond to Sangiran cultural heritage located in Sragen, Central Java. Layarambha Dance Film Festival features 8 movie titles, Shari (Japan), Travese (Canada), Afterlight (Thailand), I’ll Meet You There (England), History (Indonesia), High Price Low Pay (Indonesia), Life Series (Indonesia) , 48 hours (Indonesia).
At the four Visaraloka locations, the Extended Media Gallery will remain open until September 11, 2022 to the general public from 10:00 to 18:00 WIB and will be closed to the public on September 12 specifically for the visit of the G20 delegation, and will reopen to the public on September 13, 2022. At 13:30 WIB, At the Apel Watoe Contemporary Art Gallery, an artist discussion was held with speakers Deddy PAW, Citra Sasmita, Syaiful Aulia Garibaldi, and moderated by Alia Swastika. The discussion discussed the creative process of artists Deddy PAW and Citra Sasmita, whose work is based on research.
Deddy PAW showcased his work with the theme of “Apple is full of puzzles”. For him, the apple becomes a symbolic expression that evokes anxiety, mystery and confusion in the context of the dilemmas of human existence. Citra Sasmitra presents the work of the Timur Merah Project, a critical investigation into the migration of ancient texts and manuscripts in the archipelago. Syaiful artist Aulia Garibaldi’s work explores and imagines interactions between organisms at various scales, both micro and macro, through the growth of fungi and the fall of fungal spores.
In addition to the ongoing series of Indonesia Talk 2022 programmes, today Saturday (10/9/2022) the Roatan Bumi exercise will take place, which will be the closing of the G20 Culture Ministers’ meeting.
Ruwatan Bumi is an artistic ritual event that deviates from spiritual traditions and is transformed into a ritual ceremony in a contemporary artistic environment full of reverence and grandeur. More than 200 artists and cultural activists assembled in the creative team participated in this ceremonial ceremony: Melati Suryodarmo (performing artist), Shinta Vipriani (artistic director), Hartati (choreographer), Ida Al Bahra (lecturer), Nyak Inna Rasyuki (musical activist). Gema Swaratyagita (composer), Septina Rosalina Layan (musical artist), Isha Hening (animation artist), Asha Smara Darra, and Arlin Chondro (romantic aromatherapist). The Ruwatan Bumi Show will take place on September 13, 2022 for invited guests and is closed to the public.
The fourth day of the Indonesian Speaker Series, Saturday (10/9/2022) was packed with regular scheduled programs and was revived by Letto, Woro Widowati, Josh Marcy Putra Pattiwael (choreographer), Sophiyah K (choreographer), Choi Ka Fai ( choreographer). (Singapore), which combines digital technology research results with a dancer’s body movements that can be transmitted via data to other bodies.
Talk Indonesia 2022 is free and open to the public. However, spectators are advised to bring drinking bottles and shopping bags from home to reduce the use of single-use plastic waste. Sanitary protocols are also being implemented, and hand sanitizing and hand washing facilities are available at several points.