57 x 76, a collaboration between Hanafi and Goenawan Mohamad (GM)
Sep11

57 x 76, a collaboration between Hanafi and Goenawan Mohamad (GM)

Komaneka Fine Art Gallery is proud to present 57 x 76, a collaboration between Hanafi and Goenawan Mohamad (GM). The ‘x’ sign in the title of this exhibition not only reinforces the meaning of a meeting or dialogue, but also the fusion of the artistic visions of two figures who have long been important in the arts scene in Indonesia. When working on this project, Hanafi and GM were 57 and 76 years old, respectively. The paintings in...

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Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2019
Aug08

Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2019

Back again this coming August, The Ubud Village Jazz Festival will be held on the 16th & 17th at the Arma Museum garden with some shady areas around the perimeter. Bringing another host of exciting acts to Ubud, celebrating the huge range of styles and sub-genres that Jazz music and the art of improvisation encompass, the 2019 edition will feature, as always, international and local casts ranging across all category of...

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2018 Asian Games open in Jakarta
Aug19

2018 Asian Games open in Jakarta

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo officially opened on Saturday night Asia’s biggest sporting event at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, in a dazzling ceremony that showcased the nation’s traditional cultures. “On behalf of the Indonesian people, we are proud and we are honored to welcome our special guests from 45 countries. With the 18th Asian Games, we, the nations of Asia, want to show [the world] that we are brothers, we are...

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The Arrangements of the Soul in The Universe
Jul26

The Arrangements of the Soul in The Universe

The Arrangements of the Soul in the UniverseA Group Exhibition of Middle Eastern ArtistsCurated by Mo RedaOpening: Saturday, 28 July 2018, 7 PMLanggeng Art FoundationJl Suryadiningratan 37 Yogyakarta, IndonesiaExhibition Dates:28 July – 28  August 2018 “The Arrangements of the Soul in the Universe” is an exhibition bringing together works by 14 artists reflecting on contemporary Middle Eastern socio- geopolitical issues and the...

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Komaneka at Tanggayuda
Jun12

Komaneka at Tanggayuda

Komaneka at Tanggayuda, the second of the five Komaneka Resorts, is a hidden sanctuary in the village of Tanggayuda, ten minutes’ drive northwest of Ubud in central Bali. This very special resort is leafy and spacious, with cool air at a slightly higher elevation. Throughout the grounds are tall tropical fruit trees, giving shade and invigorating the air. Here the architecture is bold, expansive, and contemporary. Most of the rooms...

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Komaneka at Keramas Beach
Jun04

Komaneka at Keramas Beach

Komaneka Resorts are a collection of sophisticated boutique resorts in Bali, with most of the properties located in highland Ubud.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Toraja Coffee
Feb22

Toraja Coffee

Indonesia is popular for the fourth largest coffee producer in the world. Indonesian’s coffee began with its dutch history, and has played an important role in the growth of the country. The country is located in an ideal geography for coffee plantations and has produced 420,000 metric tons annually, in which 271,000 tons were exported and 148,000 tons were consumed locally. The Dutch first planted coffee in Sulawesi is during 1850....

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