Indonesian Dance Festival

Indonesian Dance Festival: CURATING AS STRATEGY

Within the increasingly complex practices of contemporary art, which are entwined globally, art festivals are becoming more notable due to their curatorial programs. This year, the Indonesian Dance Festival (IDF) – for 12th presentation in a period of 22 year – has decided to sharpen its curatorial directions after taking a long look at the history and track record of the festival within the context of dance and performance art in Indonesia overall.More ...
© Melati Suryodarmo

Indonesian Dance Festival: Not an Anything Goes Event

Are there any art festivals in Indonesia that are more than three decades old? More specifically, are there any performance art festivals that enduring? Certainly there would be no more than five if we counted. Performance art is such a specific art form that it gets minimal support.More ...
© James Quah

Cut the Clouds

DPAC Dance Company & Folkwang Tanzstudio. Born. Reborn. The clouds roll by. Something is being born every minute; something, reborn every other minute. The clouds, still rolling by. Sun shines through the clouds, cutting them up with its gentle rays of hope. To witness is to connect to how long a way one has journeyed. There is always a reason to celebrate.More ...

Tari ’14: 12-15 November 2014, Kuala Lumpur

‘Tari’ is the Malay word for ‘dance’, and is also a dance festival presented by ASWARA, the National Arts, Heritage & Culture Academy of Malaysia. Funded irregularly by the Malaysian government every two years, the Kuala Lumpur festival showcases the dance departments of regional tertiary arts institutions.More ...

 

 

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