Pameran Foto “Sea of the Ancestors” by Beat Presser
Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara, Goethe Institut Indonesien, Swiss Arts Council Prohelvetia & Swiss Embassy Jakarta
presents photo exhibition
“Sea of the Ancestors” by Beat Presser
The author and photographer Beat Presser presents his story of the Dhows (traditional boat) along the East African Coast and Pinisi in Indonesia.
The exhibition will showcase 79 pictures not just about the traditional boat but also celebrates the spirit of the seaman from East African coast and the well-known Bugis tribe. His view also extend to culture, landscape and history of the maritime traditions.
Beat Presser lived and worked in Madagascar from 1988-1992 and later continued in 2009-2010 along the East African Coast. Now he looks into ships, trade and travels in the Indonesian Archipelago.
Friday, September 19, 2014
at 7.30 pm
by Dr. Heinrich Bloemeke
Director Goethe-Institut Indonesia
Southeast Asia/Australia/New Zealand
Chargé d’affaires a.i.
Embassy of Switzerland
SEPTEMBER 19 – OCTOBER 5, 2014
Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara
Jl. Antara no. 59 Pasar Baru,
Jakarta 10710, Telp./fax 021.3458771
GRATIS/Free of Charge
Galeri Foto Jurnalistik Antara,
Swiss Arts Council Prohelvetia
& Swiss Embassy Jakarta