Asia Pacific Regional Artists Meet in Jimbaran Hijau

June 29, 2024

Jimbaran Hijau with its diversity of arts, culture and environment became a gathering place for 12 talented artists from 5 Asian countries, namely Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia and the Philippines, as well as 18 International Intellectuals as Leaders-Mentors-Facilitators from Asia Pacific.

The event is a special program that creates a space for inspiration and exchange of ideas initiated by Chan + Hori Contemporary, a Contemporary Art Curatorial Consultant in Singapore and organized in collaboration with the Maybank Foundation. The series of events are wrapped up for 6 days by visiting several places around Bali, Indonesia.

In the series, visiting Jimbaran Hijau is included in one of the agendas in this program, “Jimbaran Hijau is an area that has its own uniqueness, where a place can connect various creative activities and has a certain philosophy behind each area or its development that can inspire local and international creative actors, therefore we chose Jimbaran Hijau as one of the destinations for this program,” said Khai Hori as Partner & Director of Chan + Hori Contemporary, Singapore.

Putu Agung Prianta, as CEO of Jimbaran Hijau, who is also one of the mentors at the workshop in this program, warmly welcomed the participants by inviting them to tour the Jimbaran Hijau area and explaining casually, “Not only is it a destination, Jimbaran Hijau has a vision, namely creating “a goal, to become the latest art destination, together with creative actors both local and international, focusing on a green, authentic lifestyle but still innovating, creative and inclusive,” said Agung Prianta.

This visit to Jimbaran Hijau is the beginning of opening doors and establishing relationships between artists , curators and international intellectuals with the aim of strengthening a new art ecosystem for Bali that contributes to protection and is always adaptive in cultural development, as well as concern for social dynamics. “Cultural values ​​with current developments are something important, fortunately creating a new social ethos, because it will create a sense of trust within us as a nation that has high and noble cultural wealth,” added Agung.


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