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[VIDEO] Net TV (2014): Talk Show Perjalanan minat khusus bersama Agustinus Wibowo

Indonesia Morning Show Net TV 29 December 2014: Talk Show Perjalanan minat khusus bersama Agustinus Wibowo Agustinus Wibowo not only travels, but also learning the life of the people in the regions he visits. He has visited countries like Afghanistan, Mongolia, Pakistan, and just returned from a three-month journey in Papua New Guinea, and is projecting to visit all Indonesian borders. In Indonesia Morning Show NET TV 29 December 2014, Agustinus talks about his journey and what he has learned.     Talkshow in Indonesia Morning Show program of Net TV on traveling to unusual places to learn about the life of the [...]

January 27, 2015 // 7 Comments

[VIDEO] Net TV (2014): Berwisata Sekaligus Belajar

Indonesia Morning Show Net TV 29 December 2014: Agustinus Wibowo berwisata sekaligus pelajari kehidupan daerah sekitarnya Agustinus Wibowo not only travels, but also learning the life of the people in the regions he visits. He has visited countries like Afghanistan, Mongolia, Pakistan, and just returned from a three-month journey in Papua New Guinea, and is projecting to visit all Indonesian borders. In Indonesia Morning Show NET TV 29 December 2014, Agustinus talks about his journey and what he has learned.     Talkshow in Indonesia Morning Show program of Net TV on traveling to unusual places to learn about the life of the [...]

January 24, 2015 // 4 Comments

[Audio] UWRF13: Reflections of Afghanistan

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2013 Reflections of Afghanistan : Ben Quilty, Agustinus Wibowo & Michael Vatikiotis Forgotten wars & forgotten people. Hear from two individuals who have made the journey to Afghanistan to record the lives of the people there through their images. What does it look like through their eyes? Indus, 15 October 2013   http://www.ubudwritersfestival.com/audio/reflections-of-afghanistan-ben-quilty-agustinus-wibowo-michael-vatikiotis/ Featuring: Ben Quilty Ben Quilty has been widely recognised for his artwork. Quilty’s paintings of his Holden Torana produced a sell-out show in 2002 and since then his work has been seen in many exhibits and art fairs. Some of his work can be seen at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and the Museum of Contemporary Art. Quilty won the Doug Moran Portrait Prize in 2009 for his painting Jimmy Barnes, ‘There but for the Grace of God Go I, no.2′. In the same year Quilty was named runner up in the Archibald Prize for this portrait. He then won the Archibald Prize two years later for his portrait of fellow artist Margaret Olley. Find out more about Ben Quilty   Michael Vatikiotis Michael Vatikiotis is a writer and novelist who has lived in Southeast Asia since 1987. He has [...]

December 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

[Audio] UWRF2013: Travellers

Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2013 Travellers : Trinity, Don George, Tony Wheelers, Agustinus Wibowo & Lisa Dempster Travel – from the beginning of Lonely Planet to today, we track the journey of travel writing. Who are the travel writers these days, does what they say still have an impact or have we all become travel writers? Neka, 13 October 2014 http://www.ubudwritersfestival.com/audio/travellers-trinity-don-george-tony-wheelers-agustinus-wibowo-lisa-dempster/ Featuring:   Agustinus Wibowo Agustinus Wibowo is an Indonesian travel writer whose travel experiences have taken him through Asia to the Middle East. He is fascinated by cultures and traditions and is curious about how the world works as one when it is constantly divided by history and culture. He prefers to travel overland when he can and once entered Tibet by pretending to be a Chinese citizen. He also volunteered to help victims of a natural disaster in Kashmir, before deciding on a career in photojournalism and taking on an assignment in war-torn Afghanistan. His first book, considered a masterpiece by many, was Selimut Debu (A Blanket of Dust) and chronicles his journey in Afghanistan. It was followed by Garis Batas (Borderlines: A Journey Through Central Asia), which examines issues of borderlines across ex-Soviet republics, including psychological [...]

December 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

[Audio] UWRF2013: Memoir

  Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2013 Memoir : Bernice Chauly, Salena Godden, Agustinus Wibowo & Janet Steele In life there are short stories, big stories, stories that end well & ones that don’t. Would you share them all, or put a shiny & more exciting glaze over them? How do these writers go about writing their memoir – how much is truth & how much is fiction? Left Bank, 13 October 2013 http://www.ubudwritersfestival.com/audio/memoir-bernice-chauly-salena-godden-agustinus-wibowo-janet-steele/ Featuring: Bernice Chauly Bernice Chauly is a Malaysian writer, poet and teacher. Born in George Town, Penang, to Chinese-Punjabi teachers, she read Education and English Literature in Canada as a government scholar. For over 20 years, she has worked extensively in the creative industries as a writer, photographer, actor and film maker and has won multiple awards for her work and her contribution to the arts. In 1998, she began organising literary events and, in 2005, founded Readings and CeritAku, which continue to be important platforms for established and emerging writers and poets in Kuala Lumpur. In 2011, she was Festival Director for the Writers Unlimited Tour Kuala Lumpur/Makassar and invited to be Festival Curator of the George Town Literary Festival in Penang, now in its [...]

December 5, 2013 // 0 Comments

Koran Sindo (2013): Lebih Akrab dengan Arab

http://www.koran-sindo.com/node/348056 Lebih Akrab dengan Arab Ada banyak cara untuk mengenal sebuah kebudayaan. Nah yang punya banyak uang dan waktu, biasanya melakukan traveling, sementara yang belum punya, salah satu dari dua hal tersebut bisa membaca buku tentang sebuah kebudayaan. Tapi ada satu cara kreatif yang bisa dilakukan selain dua kegiatan tersebut, yaitu datang ke sebuah festival kebudayaan seperti Arab Festdi Universitas Padjadjaran (Unpad). Acara keren ini baru saja selesai digelar temanteman dari Fakultas Ilmu Budaya (FIB) pada 7-9 November lalu. Mengapa acaranya keren? Soalnya, kegiatannya superseru! Ada diskusi dengan penjelajah sekaligus penulis beken Agustinus Wibowo, fashion showbusana Arab, sampai lomba makan makanan Arab. Keseruan bahkan sudah dimulai sejak pengunjung masuk ke gerbangnya. Pas masuk gerbang, banyak orang yang berpakaian khas Timur Tengah berseliweran di mana-mana. Sementara di pertengahan area, ada gerbang kuning dengan tulisan Arab. Lokasi ini jadi tempat yang paling banyak dikerumuni karena banyak pengunjung yang pengin narsis, berfoto-foto di dekat replika mumi yang disandarkan di gerbang. Di gerbang ini, pengunjung juga bisa mengorek langsung segala hal tentang budaya Mesir dari mahasiswa Sastra Arab yang seolah-olah menjadi tour guide. Pada hari pertama Arab Fest, ada diskusi seru tentang travelingke Timur Tengah dengan pembicara Agustinus Wibowo. Nah yang belum tahu, Mas [...]

November 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

Indonesia Book Fair (2013): Menulis Perjalanan Ke Dalam Diri Sendiri

http://www.indonesiabookfair.net/2013/11/09/agustinus-wibowo-menulis-perjalanan-ke-dalam-diri-sendiri/ Agustinus Wibowo: Menulis Perjalanan Ke Dalam Diri Sendiri Agustinus Wibowo (32), seorang backpacker penulis trilogi perjalanan Selimut Debu (2011), Garis Batas (2011), Titik Nol (2013) lahir 08 Agustus 1981 di Lumajang dan besar di sana. Kemudian, kuliah di Institut Teknologi Surabaya dan melanjutkannya di China. Seorang kutu buku yang tertarik pada backpacking ini, setelah berkenalan dengan backpacker perempuan asal Jepang. Pada tahun 2001, dia pun memulai perjalanannya ke Mongolia. Lalu, melanjutkannya lagi pada tahun 2005, setelah lulus kuliah, dengan  melintasi Tibet, Nepal, ke gurun pasir India, pegunungan di Pakistan Utara. Dia juga sempat bekerja sebagai sukarelawan gempa Kashmir, ke pedalaman Pakistan, berkeliling Afghanistan dengan hitchhiking, lalu ke Iran, Tajikistan, Kirgistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan dan Turkmenistan. Perjalanannya terus berlanjut hingga Mei 2009, ketika akhirnya dia harus pulang ke Lumajang karena Mamanya divonis kanker dan harus menjalani pengobatan. Pada kesempatan pameran Indonesia Book Fair 2013, Sabtu (09/11) di Panggung Utama Istoran Gelora Bung Karno Senayan, Jakarta ia membagikan pengalamannya dalam menulis buku perjalanan. Ia sendiri jika disebut berbeda dengan penulis perjalanan lain tidak mengiranya dan begitu tahu. Karena konsep yang ia pahami dari travel writing ini dari awal sebelum ia menulis sering membaca buku-buku traveler [...]

November 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

Inioke (2013): Perjalanan Bukan Masalah Tempat, Tapi Sudut Pandang

Dalam rangkaian Festival Wanita Wirausaha Femina 2013, Agustinus Wibowo, pengarang buku laris Selimut Debu, berbagi tips mengenai Travel Writing di Kelas Inspiratif “Travel Writing” hari Jumat (26/07). Tahukah Anda, bahwa menceritakan suatu perjalanan, bisa menjadi karya seni yang menarik!

October 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

[VIDEO] Net TV (2013): Travel Photographer

16 July 2013   Talkshow in Indonesia Morning Show program of Net TV on life as travel photographer (and travel writer), especially in Central Asia and war zones of [...]

July 16, 2013 // 0 Comments