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SewonArtSpace contact


Lukas Birk, co-founder, residency@sewonartspace.org

Karel Dudesek, co-founder, residency@sewonartspace.org

Dyah Soemarno, chair of Jajasan SAS foundation, senior director, residency@sewonartspace.org

To know the unknown - first exhibition at SewonArtSpace

With the opening exhibition of the SewonArtSpace we are trying to address our entry into this country, which is so foreign and unknown to us, and start to cooperate with locals.

About Sewon Art Space

Sewon Art Space is a non profit private arts organization. --- on TWITTER on INDONESIA<--- on FACEBOOK on INDONESIA< ---

Sewon Art Space hosts the annual AIR Program, artist in residency program of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Art, Culture and Education. Two times a year, 2 artist will work for 3 months in the SewonArtSpace and will be accommodated in the guest rooms.

The Contemporary Wayang Archive

The Contemporary Wayang Archive (CWA) is a collection of re-elaborations of Java's oldest performance tradition: wayang kulit. This archive includes performance data, translations, and notes by the editors and translators of how the performances were received in their original context.

the Dalang - the puppeteer in an Indonesian wayang performance

from - reference WIKIPEDIA

The dhalang or dalang (Javanese: dhalang; Indonesian and Malay: dalang) is the puppeteer in an Indonesian wayang performance.


A short introduction to Wayang Kulit - from - reference http://cwa-web.org/en/wayang

Wayang kulit (literally “leather puppets”) is one of the oldest and most important performance traditions of Southeast Asia. It is found in different parts of Java and Bali (Indonesia), as well as Malaysia. Javanese wayang kulit, the focus of this archive, is intimately connected to the cultural life of Java and it is closely linked to traditional dance, architecture and textile art. Wayang kulit has also shaped literature and contemporary art.

Child labor in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara

A young girl ties tobacco leaves onto sticks to prepare them for curing in East Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara. © 2015 Marcus Bleasdale for Human Rights Watch

Of the products we use, wear, or consume every day, how many are made with child labor? Perhaps quite a few. A new report from the US Department of Labor identifies 148 different consumer goods produced with child or forced labor around the world. The list includes clothing, beef, sugar, bricks, coffee, and other products originating from 76 countries.

Dayaks and Drones - Using GPS drones technology community mapping - Indonesia

How tech is fueling grassroots organizing in Indonesia, visit: FORDFOUNDATION

Steve Rhee, Senior Program Officer