Projects

Kulturprogramm des Goethe-Instituts © Goethe-Institut Jakarta

Living Culture

We foster bilateral cultural exchange programs between Germany and Indonesia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals, always with the goal to facilitate artistic production, reception and reflection involving actors from both countries.

Current projects

Movements and Moments © Marishka Soekarna

Movements and Moments

Goethe-Institut's project “Movements and Moments” sheds light on indigenous feminist activisms from the Global South in the form of comics. 

Artistic Lab Hacklab © Eunice Maurice

Nusasonic

Nusasonic is a multi-year project that plunges into a broad spectrum of experimental sound and music cultures in Southeast Asia, enabling dialogue within the region, with Europe.

digital discourses © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Digital Discourses

Large parts of our lives are captured in the data trails we leave online. Who tracks them and how are they monetized? Experts discuss data privacy in the digital realm plus concepts of regulation.  

APIK © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

APIK

APIK, a training program for exhibition makers, introduces a 101 of exhibition making.

Alur Bunyi © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Alur Bunyi

In the series Alur Bunyi, the Goethe-Institut presents and discusses contemporary positions of experimental (not just) electronic music from Indonesia and Germany. This year's edition of Alur Bunyi is curated by Harsya Wahono.

Science Film Festival 2020

Science Film Festival 2019

In 2019, the event takes place internationally in over 20 countries in Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa from October 07 to December 23. ​

Photo (Detail): © Colourbox.de Photo (Detail): © Colourbox.de

Social Entrepreneurship

Making profits and at the same time contributing to the alleviation of social and environmental problems—no longer a contradiction. “Social entrepreneurship” combines business and social sustainability.
 

Ballon Photo (detail): © Marco Nagel / Studio Canal

German Cinema 2019

Festival hits, award winners, crowd favourites - the best of fresh German movies in the cinemas in Jakarta, Bandung, Surabaya, Yogyakarta, Makassar and Denpasar.

© Goethe-Institut Indonesien © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Postcolonial Perspectives from the Global South

A public forum of sociologists and historians from South America, Africa, South Asia and Southeast Asia illuminate the processes of “decolonization” from different philosophical, cultural and historical perspectives.

Ingredients of Rendang © Photographer: Cindi Adelia Putri Emas

Photo Exhibition “Indonesian Culinary Photography”

Exhibition in the framework of the project “Wanderlust Küche". Indonesian cuisine is unique in its richness and regional diversity.

Logo 5 Inseln / 5 Dörfer © Goethe-Institut

5 Islands / 5 Villages

The “5 Islands / 5 villages” project examines the different perspectives concerning periphery and distance as well as time and timeliness using the medium of documentary film. This is a collaborative project initiated in 2015 that includes Goethe-Institut Indonesien, HFBK Hamburg (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg), Universitas Indonesia and In-Docs.

 

Open Data © Wahyu Setyoningsih

Open Data

Data penetrates and influences every facet of society. Increasingly more governmental and non-governmental bodies make their data accessible to the public, which in turn enables actors from civil society to use it.

© Colourbox.de © Colourbox.de

Voices from Indonesia

This on-line anthology aims to give an insight into the rich world of stories from the Indonesian Archipelago, taking the reader to different islands, ethnic groups, languages and religions

IKAT/eCUT © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

IKAT/eCUT

Southeast Asia is a region in which textiles play a hugely important role. Not only are textiles produced in many countries, but there is also rapid consumption of textiles in cosmopolitan cities.

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