Jauh Dikenang, Dekat Disayang Recordings
These recordings are from the "Jauh Dikenang, Dekat Disayang" event series, a month-long celebration of our love for batik around the region throughout the month of August 2021, organised by Galeri Tokokita and aNERDgallery and supported by Makanpedia SG. Click here to find out more about the event!
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Batik Nitik: A Collector’s Face-Off
Batik Nitik is a batik technique using a canting that leaves square dots, requiring fine and meticulous craftsmanship and it is highly sought after among the collectors. Meet 3 collectors from the region, and a champion and leader in Batik Nitik from Indonesia, as they challenge each other to a discussion on Batik Nitik.
Meet the Makers: A Chat With Batik Craftsmen in Indonesia
Have you always wanted to meet batik craftsmen and find out more about the work that they do? Or perhaps you have encountered them during your travels but because of the pandemic, you miss what it feels like to chat with a craftsman discussing their latest masterpiece? While waiting for borders to open, let’s us first talk virtually to three craftsmen from 3 different parts of Indonesia.
Batik Siapa Cantik?: A Dialogue Between Malaysia & Indonesia on the Beauty of Batik
Often perceived as rivals, Malaysian and Indonesian batik hold different histories and aesthetics while it is celebrated in the region. For the first time ever, we bring two batik makers from Indonesia and Malaysia to share the same stage as they discuss everything about batik from their country – batik techniques, challenges of keeping the batik ecosystem alive, design inspiration and the future of batik in their countries and beyond.