Inspired by Frank O’Hara’s poem, In Memory of My Feelings, this workshop will use an emotion as the basis for writing. Through poetry, prose, a short story, or nonfiction, the essence of this workshop is to explore our inner lives, recognize our rawest emotions, and communicate them through words. Suitable for ages 15+. Bilingual.
This program is hosted by Rain Chudori and Pratiwi Juliani.
At home everywhere, or nowhere? By choice or by necessity, ‘third culture kids’ grow up in a culture different from that of their parents, often moving between worlds with linguistic and diplomatic fluency. These writers pause to reflect on how coming of age with a dynamic sense of home has shaped their lives and work.
This program features Agustinus Wibowo, Sofija Stefanovic, Lisa Siregar, and Rain Chudori.
Long before it was known as Indonesia, youth across the archipelago converged on present-day Jakarta and made the bold pledge to unite as one nation with one language: Bahasa. 90 years later, four language lovers will reveal their unique relationship with the evolving, dizzyingly diverse and underestimated language that is Bahasa Indonesia.
This program features Wayan Juniarta, Ivan Lanin, Jean Couteau, Rain Chudori, and Theodora Abigail.
Picasso’s father was an artist. Gandhi’s a politician. The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, they say. Two award-winning filmmakers and two accomplished authors discuss the dynamic of children following in their parents’ footsteps. How is work ethic and creativity affected when parents and children share a passion and profession?
This program features Garin Nugroho, Kamila Andini, Leila Chudori, and Rain Chudori.
“Writing poetry is like having a conversation with our higher self,” says American poet Jericho Brown. They hail from different generations but the lives of these four writers are shaped and permeated with poetry. Listen closely as they share the intimate conversations they have with their higher self.
Program held with Debra Yatim, Sapardi Djoko Damono, Warih Wisatsana, Anya Rompas, Andre Septiawan.