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    Avianti Armand

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Perfect & Other Short Stories

by: Avianti Armand

Avianti Armand is a writer, architect, and curator. She began to write architectural reviews in 1992 but turned her hand to poetry and short stories in 2008. Her work as both architect and author has garnered several awards and gained her wide recognition.

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Avianti Armand is a writer, architect, and curator. She began to write architectural reviews in 1992 but turned her hand to poetry and short stories in 2008. Her work as both architect and author has garnered several awards and gained her wide recognition. ISBN: 9786029144819
Publish Date: 2015
Page Count: 132 pages
Avianti Armand is a writer, architect and curator. Since 1992 she has written architectural reviews, then in 2008 she became seriously involved in her long-held interest of writing poetry and short stories. Avianti’s work in architecture and literature has gained her wide recognition and a number of awards. She has written two collections of short stories, Negeri Para Peri (2009) and Kereta Tidur (2011). Her collection of poems, Perempuan yang Dihapus Namanya (2010) won the Khatulistiwa Literary Award in 2011, and her short story titled Pada Suatu Hari Ada Ibu dan Radian (One Day, There Was Mother and Radian) was selected as the Best Short Story by Kompas newspaper in 2009. As an architect, she has published the book Arsitektur yang Lain: Sebuah Kritik Arsitektur (2011) and has coauthored several other books. She has been curator for several architectural exhibitions, most recently the Indonesia Pavilion at the Venice Biennale (2014). Besides her activities as a writer, architect, and curator, Avianti is a lecturer at Pelita Harapan University. She lives in Jakarta.
Translator :Marjie Suanda
Marjie Suanda came to Indonesia in 1976 with a scholarship from the Center for World Music in Berkeley, California to further her studies of Javanese traditional dance. And she stayed… Marjie has a master’s degree in English from the University of Washington, and over the years has taught and been an examiner of academic English. During the period of Reformasi, following the fall of former president Soeharto, she became deeply involved in civil society and worked as a program officer for Ashoka Indonesia for ten years. She began translating essays for visual artists in 1997 and now keeps busy translating articles for Tempo English, as well as short stories, poetry and novels for Lontar, Gramedia, and other Indonesian publishers. Marjie lives in Bandung with her husband, ethnomusicologist Endo Suanda.
Translator :Lydia Kieven
Lydia Kieven obtained her PhD degree in Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Sydney and is an expert in ancient Javanese art. Her book, Following the Cap-figure in Majapahit Temple Reliefs, was published by Brill (Leiden) in 2013, followed by its Indonesian translation Menelusuri Figur Bertopi dalam Relief Candi Zaman Majapahit, by École française d'Extrême-Orient (Jakarta) in 2014. She has taught Indonesian language at German universities and institutes since 2003 and frequently lectures on Javanese culture and art at the universities of Bonn, Frankfurt, Heidelberg and other institutions. In recent years she has been involved in activities surrounding the revitalization of “Panji-culture” as a form of local wisdom in East Java.

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Weight 44 kg
Dimensions 4.4 x 7 cm

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