Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bandung – day 5

30th June 2012 Saturday started with a very interesting meeting with senior lecturer at STSI, Benny Yohanes. “Ben Jon” is an actor, director and playwright, a combination which is very common in Indonesian theatre, and he has been teaching at … Continue reading

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Bandung – day 4

29th June 2012 Today I finished my workshop at STSI. I had less students today, which made for a more focused group. We put together the different games, and made a ten minute, multi-layered sketch of a performance. I had … Continue reading

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Bandung – day 3

28th June 2012 I have just finished the first workshop session with the students at STSI – Academy of the Arts. Twenty students attended the workshop, from different years. They were active and engaged, although occasionally you could notice that … Continue reading

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Bandung – some pictures

A placard outside Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia (STSI) – Bandung Academy of The Arts. This kind of placard is used as a gift for big celebrations like weddings and so forth. I am not sure what this specific placard celebrates. Rehearsals … Continue reading

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Bandung – day 2, part 2

27th June 2012, 19.30 pm Today I visited Sekolah Tinggi Seni Indonesia (STSI) – Bandung Academy of the Arts, where Irwan teaches, and learned a lot about this school, about Teater Pictorial and Indonesian theatre. This blog entry sums up … Continue reading

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Bandung – day 2, part 1

27th June 2012, 12.30 pm After my first blog post yesterday I still walked around the shopping streets of Bandung for many hours. Nightlife is vibrant although everything seems to shut at ten. Shopping streets are fascinating: The shops, restaurants … Continue reading

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Bandung – day 1

Tuesday 26th June, 18:24 Bandung time I have arrived safely in Bandung, Indonesia, after more than two days of travelling, from Oslo via Stockholm, Doha in Qatar and then Jakarta. Bandung is an incredibly alive city. People, animals, cars and … Continue reading

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