Jimbaran Hijau Becomes Meeting Place for Creative Development of Asia Pacific Regional Artists

June 29, 2024

with its diversity of arts, culture and environment, it is a gathering place for 12 talented artist from five Asian countries, namely Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, and the Philippines, as well as 18 international intellectuals as Leaders-Mentors-Facilitators from Asia Pacific.

This activity is a special program that creates a space for sharing inspiration and exchanging ideas initiated by consultants art curatorial contemporary art at Singapore Chan + Hori Contemporary and held in collaboration with the Maybank Foundation. This series of activities was spread over six days by visiting several places around Bali, Indonesia.

In this series, visiting Jimbaran Hijau is included in one of the activity agendas in this program.

“Jimbaran Hijau is an area that has its own uniqueness, where a place can connect various things creative activities and has a certain philosophy behind each area and its development which can inspire local and international creative actors. “Therefore,
we chose Jimbaran Hijau as one of the destinations for this program,” said Partner and Director of Chan + Hori Contemporary Khai Hori.

Jimbaran Hijau CEO Putu Agung Prianta, who is also one of the mentors at the workshop in this program, warmly welcomed the participants by taking them around the Jimbaran Hijau area and explaining in a casual manner.

“Not just being a destination, Jimbaran Hijau has a vision, namely creating a destination, becoming the latest art destination, together with creative actors, both local and international, focusing on a green, authentic lifestyle but still innovating, creative and inclusive,” he said.

This visit to Jimbaran Hijau is a start to open doors and establish relationships between artists, curators and international intellectuals with the aim of strengthening a new art ecosystem for Bali that contributes to protection and always being adaptive in cultural developments, as well as concern for social dynamics.

“Cultural values ​​with current developments are something important for 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,” said Agung.


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