Swiss Participation at the "Ubud Writers and Readers Festival"

Wednesday, 28.10.2015 – Sunday, 01.11.2015

Conference; Literature; Lecture

Monica Cantieni

Panel Discussion “On Who We Are” (Thursday, October 29, 2015 / 13:00 - 14:00)

Venue: Neka, Jalan Raya Sangiran, Ubud, Bali

Featuring Monica Cantieni and other four international authors, the discussion will lead the audience to migrant and cross-cultural issues.

Book Presentation “The Encyclopaedia of Good Reasons” (Thursday, October 29, 2015 / 19:30 – 20:30)

Venue: Casa Luna Bar, Jalan Raya Ubud

Monica Cantieni speaks on her novel “The Encyclopaedia of Good Reasons” and the changing face of Europe as well as the transformative force of media.

Audio Drama Workshop (Friday, October 30, 2015 / 13:00-16:00)

Venue: Hubud, Jalan Monkey Forest, Ubud, Bali

The workshop offers a creative exercise in writing in a team to create audio drama from news articles.

Beat Presser

Art Exhibition “Surabaya Beat” (Thursday, October 29 – November 1, 2015)

Exhibition opening: Thursday, October 29 at 18:00

Venue: Casa Gallery, Casa Luna, Jalan Raya Ubud, Bali

The exhibition features the photographic works of Beat Presser capturing his unique journey from Sulawesi to Madagascar through Indian Ocean.

Entrance: free of charge

Panel Discussion “Influenced by Indonesia” (Saturday, October 31, 2015 / 09:00-10:15)

Venue: Joglo@Taman Baca, Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud, Bali

In the discussion, the audience will listen how Indonesian culture and nature have influenced the works of artists from other countries. Beat Presser and three writers share their experiences.

Panel Discussion “An Archipelago of Discovery” (Sunday, November 1, 2015 / 09:00-10:15)

Venue: Indus, Jalan Raya Sanggingan, Ubud, Bali

Together with other authors, Beat Presser will share their journeys throughout the Indonesian archipelago. The discussion gives an experience to hear stories of Indonesia from various perspectives.

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