Public Education Program

Figure Series: Cultural Figures and Artist Changemakers for Social Environmental Transformations

Authentic life stories of cultural figures and artists who create for social and environmental change in society through cultural strategies.

For Hangno Hartono, conserving wayang art also means nurturing humanity and the environment in which humans and other beings live.

Ananda Sukarlan, a world-class pianist and composer, doesn’t want there to be kids whose development cannot be adequately facilitated.

Lena Guslina, a Bandung-based choreographer and contemporary dancer, protests against environmental destruction through dancing.

Hanna Keraf seeks to empower the women in East Nusa Tenggara by reviving the local’s weaving tradition.

Kristopel Bili established Sakola Wanno to revive Sumba’s culture and protect its forests through literature.

It feels selfish to only think about myself. I want to help as many people as possible. After all, all of this belongs to the Almighty first and foremost.

Through Difalitera, Indah Darmastuti dedicates time, energy, and mind to make literature accessible for everyone, especially for visually impaired people.

Since 2003, Butet and Sokola Institute have been providing a liberating education for Orang Rimba and other Indigenous peoples in Indonesia.

Lian Gogali has dedicated herself to protect the post-conflict harmony in Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, through school of peace.

Alex Waisimon takes care of Papua’s forests and wildlife through a birdwatching ecotourism program and a school of nature.

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