The Dayak are the native people of Borneo with animist in belief, however many have converted to Christianity. Dayak languages are categorised as Austronesian languages in Asia
HIGHLIGHT on Music & Education: Records & Rebellions~Empowering Indonesia. Music is a great way to move communities and drive change in Indonesia. Lots of Indonesian music is produced but little is exported and thus known abroad.
Yet the influence of modern Indonesian musicians is great not only through their music and lyrics but also through the on-line communities they lead.
Kartika Jahja is an artists-activist will not only talk about the meaning of modern Indonesian music in today’s society but also give a live performance. An independent singer-songwriter with the band Tika and the Dissidents as well as an activist on the issue of gender and sexuality through her music. Outside of music and activism, she is also a published writer, actress, and entrepreneur.
In November 2016, she made the list of “BBC 100 Women” which is a list of the 100 most inspiring and influential women from around the globe. “Inequality is like pollution,” as Tika said on the BBC website. “We don’t realize we inhale it every day, but it enters our body.”
The annual BBC 100 Women 2016 selects inspiring and significant women from various domains, such as health, sport, arts, human rights, religion, business, journalism, science and technology, and politics.
When: 4 december 2018, 7 PM
Venue: Erasmus Huis, Jl.H.R.Rasuna Said Kav.S-3, Kuningan Jakarta
Indonesian Heritage Society~Evening Lecture Series