Rumah Gadang reflect the culture and values of Minangkabau society being matrilineal. The Rumah Gadang is owned by the women. The ownership is passed from mother to daughter
HIGHLIGHT on Cultural Diversity: Emotional moments were felt during the presentation of two artistic samples made by the artist LeDania, chosen by the government of the Republic of Colombia, to represent through two murals the closeness that the global antipodes Colombia and Indonesia have in art and culture.
An artist who specializes street art based in Bogota, Colombia who studied Visual Arts at the Javeriana University. A true art persona involved in many types of expression. She is known for her complex and colourfull murals, with geometric figuration blended with a sort of abstraction.
On September 10, 2018 at the Taman Ismail Marzuki cultural center, where the artist LeDania was present, the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Colombia in Indonesia, Mrs. Nelsy Munar, officially presented the mural “Inside urban diversity” (painted on the wall of the Graha Bhakti Budaya theater), to the Governor of the city of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, Mr. Anies Baswedan, who, celebrating the friendship between the two countries and their capitals.
Jakarta wants to represent as a city, being seen as a canvas that reflects a space for art and culture. The Chargé d’Affaires, Nelsy Munar, in the other hand, expressed to Governor, accredited diplomatic bodies and representatives of the local government of Jakarta, that this mural is one of the many samples that Colombia has made in the capital of the largest archipelago of the world, as part of the Plan of Promotion of Colombia Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Colombia, with which it seeks to share the cultural expressions of our country around the world, and which today it’s done with LeDania, who materialized in her designs the cultural diversity of our countries.
Furthermore, in the city of Bandung, the Chargé d’Affaires, Nelsy Munar, presented another mural at the FEALAC Youth Center, within the Bandung Creative Hub, to the Mayor of the City, Mr. Oded M. Danial who was accompanied by Ambassador Prayono Atiyanto, Senior Official of the Directorate General of America and Europe of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and other officials from the national and local government.
Diana Ordoñez, known as LeDania, is a Master of Plastic and Visual Arts with Emphasis in Graphic Expression and grew up in a family of artists studying web design, artistic makeup and curatorship, reaching to build international fame through her artistic works representing in murals in public and private spaces, the union between the Colombian culture and the culture of the host country, highlighting tours in Central and South America, Europe and today in Southeast Asia, in Indonesia.