Naomi Kawase Appointed to Direct Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Nov03

Naomi Kawase Appointed to Direct Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today that Naomi Kawase has been appointed to direct the Official Film of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Kawase will build on a legacy of more than 100 years of Olympic film production, including the documentaries created for past Olympic Games that were held in Japan: Tokyo 1964 (directed by Kon Ichikawa), Sapporo 1972 (Masahiro Shinoda) and Nagano 1998 (Bud Greenspan). For each...

Read More
Traditional craftworks in Japan will be official licensed official goods through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Nov02

Traditional craftworks in Japan will be official licensed official goods through the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Traditional crafts of Japan (230 items of traditional crafts Certified by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry / Traditional craftwork certified by Government agencies of prefectures and municipalities / Regional special products reflecting Japanese technology, culture and tradition) will commercialize and sell in Tokyo 2020 for official license commercialization. As a specialized licensee of traditional craft items, we...

Read More
180+ Authors, Artists and activists descend on Bali for UWRF’s 15th year as SOUTHEAST ASIA’s leading festival of words and Ideas
Oct25

180+ Authors, Artists and activists descend on Bali for UWRF’s 15th year as SOUTHEAST ASIA’s leading festival of words and Ideas

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival 2018 Place: Ubud, Bali – INDONESIA. Date : 24th-28th Oct 2018,       180+ AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND ACTIVISTS DESCEND ON BALI FOR UWRF’S 15TH YEAR AS SOUTHEAST ASIA’S LEADING FESTIVAL OF WORDS AND IDEAS 15 years ago, when Indonesia was suffering after the Bali bombing in 2002 and the lingering Asian financial crisis, the firstUbud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) drew tourists...

Read More
11 Agustus – 11 September 2018, “Memorial Playing” oleh I Made Mahendra Mangku di Komaneka Fine Art Gallery,Ubud
Aug07

11 Agustus – 11 September 2018, “Memorial Playing” oleh I Made Mahendra Mangku di Komaneka Fine Art Gallery,Ubud

“Memorial Playing” ARTIST: I Made Mahendra Mangku WRITER: I Made Susanta Dwitanaya NUMBER OF WORKS: 25 Karya lukisan OPENING DATE: 11 Agustus 2018 pukul 18 : wita DISPLAY TIME: 11 Agustus 2018 – 11 September 2018 VENUE: Komaneka Fine Art Gallery Jalan Monkey Forest Ubud, Gianyar 80571 Bali-Indonesia e-catalog: http://bit.ly/MemorialPlaying Memorial Playing is Made Mahendra Mangku’s solo exhibition that momentously...

Read More
Portfolio review participants from Indonesia at Dia.Lo.Gue, Jakarta
May12

Portfolio review participants from Indonesia at Dia.Lo.Gue, Jakarta

Calling all Visual Artists! We are now accepting portfolios for UNKNOWN ASIA 2018. The UNKNOWN ASIA is looking for talented artists with infinite potential for growth in Asia. Participation is open for various artistic categories in art, design, photograph, illustration, fashion, film, installation and others. . Please follow the procedure below to be qualified as portfolio review participants. Arrange your portfolio into a 20 page...

Read More
April 21 – September 2nd 2018, Sezon Museum of Modern Art in Japan, For the first time after ten years, the exhibition being held.
May02

April 21 – September 2nd 2018, Sezon Museum of Modern Art in Japan, For the first time after ten years, the exhibition being held.

Layers of nature -Beyond the line- Sezon Museum of Modern Art is located in Karuizawa, Nagano prefecture.Karuizawa is Luxury Forest Resort Area only one or two hours outside of Tokyo on the Nagano shinkansen (bullet train) line.Sezon Museum of Modern Art, through the concept of being the museum inside nature, is made to blend in the nature of Karuizawa resembling a low-rise tea-ceremony arbor. The layout of the museum was done by...

Read More
Unknown Asia Art Exchange Osaka 2017, 3rd – 5th November in Harbis Osaka
Oct29

Unknown Asia Art Exchange Osaka 2017, 3rd – 5th November in Harbis Osaka

200 artists of the next generation from 10 Asian countries to the extraordinary art event, UNKNOWN ASIA 2017 will be kicking off! Date & Time : Fri 3rd November VIP Preview ( only for invitation ) Sat 4th November 10:00 – 20:00 Sun 5th November 10:00 – 19:00 Venue : Harbis Hall Osaka Tickets variations : 2DAYS Ticket – 1,300 yen (an advance ticket) / 1,800 yen (at the door) 1 DAY Ticket – 750 (an advance...

Read More
International Mask Festival Ubud 2016
Nov04

International Mask Festival Ubud 2016

Tourism has two impacts anywhere in the world, positive as well as negative impacts. One impact is a growing economy, but also a deterioration of art culture if there is no any support from preservation programs of art culture in the society. Since 1996, Mr. Agung Rai and Arma Foundation in Ubud opened this foundation with the mission to preserve art culture independently. This year ARMA Foundation fully supports this festival and is...

Read More
Epic of Ramayana Main Character – UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage ” Wayang Wong from Tejakula “
Jul27

Epic of Ramayana Main Character – UNESCO Intangible cultural heritage ” Wayang Wong from Tejakula “

Choreographies of Wayang Wong from Tejakula all tell the stories taken from the epic of Ramayana. Created stories are about: Kidnapping Sita, Vali and Sugriva, Massenger Hanoman, Massenger Anggada, The death of Prahasta, The death of Kumbhakarna, The death of Megananda, The death of Rahwana, The Expelled Anggada, Pratapa Naksi. Masks used in Wayang Wong are all made from wood and decorated with leaves and hibiscus flowers. The main...

Read More
Gringsing Fabric
May10

Gringsing Fabric

Only 2 places in the world make the woven fabric with double knot technique, and one of them is Tenganan village in Bali. The woven fabric from this village is called Gringsing. A process to make a piece of this kind of a fabric takes more than one year. For coloring are used only the natural materials, and for this process it takes at least one year. “Gringsing” fabric consists of three colors: red, yellow and black, and they’re...

Read More