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(Indonesian) Zine//Picnic #2: Omnibus

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Remaking of Place Strategy for Jalan Panggung

Jalan Panggung, as one of heritage areas gazetted in Surabaya Municipal Spatial Plan of 2010-2030, was potentially developed as tourism and commercial areas. The architectural of Jalan Panggung’s shop-houses was found charming by the foreign tourists.

Report: National Workshop on Developing Arts and Culture

On 12-13 July 2012, the government organized a workshop on art and culture in Hotel Majapahit to revive Taman Budaya with more activities involving youths and creative industries. Yet, initially, no youth or creative industry representatives were invited to this event.

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Report: Arte-Polis 4 Bandung

However uneven the quality of the papers, this conference forged meetings of various actors, policy-makers, stakeholders, and thus created further connections and intersections, where future possibilities—and also past histories—can be imagined.

Design Management

Design management is a way to manage creativity, so the next question will be, is it possible to manage your creativity? Is management just going to make limitations in creativity itself?

The City within the Kampung’s Universe

Surabaya is composed of complex networks of kampungs. These networks shaped and form the characters and relationship among the people.

Surabaya in Six Words

The city is—more than anything else—a group of people. They thus must be treated as humans, with their own dignity and pride.

The Dialectics in Urban Art

Urban art is closely tied to its geographical factor–that is the city–not only just as a landscape but also as an open space where the dialogues and the dialectics of the citizen happen.

Not trying to be Cool, but Truly Cool

For an artist, the problem of choosing a medium of choice is something imporant, even strategic, in order to enter the working area of ​​endless creativity.