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Behind The Stage of Women Seize The Night

by Faiza Mardzoeki A MONOLOGUE THEATRE PERFORMANCE “PEREMPUAN MENUNTUT MALAM” (WOMEN SEIZE THE NIGHT) JAKARTA–BANDA ACEH–BANDUNG On the occasion of International Women’s Day March 2008 Concept Violence against women continues. Violence is always close to all women, of all classes, from the poor, middle class to the upper class. Violence against women occurs in all times and places: in private …

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Inong Aceh Theatre-Tsunami Tsunami

Inong Aceh Theatre Tsunami and Tsunami Faiza Mardzoeki, Jakarta The women stood in a circle, all wearing their white cloaks for prayers. They were chanting prayers that they would be able to live their lives showing strength and resolve and also that their voices would be listened to. Strength and resolve are two words that have become the special possession …

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WOMEN, PLAY AND PAMPHLETS

Women, Play and Pamphlets Faiza Mardzoeki My experiences, both in the world of the movements and in the arts, shows me that the two elements of struggle and art can serve to strengthen each other, to keep each other company. Art can be the companion to the struggle for justice, prosperity, gender equality and so. In Indonesia, I can see …

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About Frida Kahlo and David Malouf’s An Imaginary Life

FRIDA KAHLO … Spirit of Pain and Painting Faiza Mardzoeki Frida Kahlo is an important woman Mexican artist who is still very popular until today. Kahlo had painted based on her experiences; her ideas came from her deep heart and flowed from her passion and her pain. The canvas had been Frida’s friend. How was her pain and her whole …

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Synopsis of The Play Monologue “Women Seize The Night”

A THEATRE MONOLOGUES PERFORMANCE “WOMEN SEIZE THE NIGHT” Written by Rieke Diah Pitaloka and Faiza Mardzoeki To start up this year, 2008, Institut Ungu and Yayasan Pitaloka present a theatrical performance: three monologues by three women: “Women Seize the Night.” Three women renown for their experience on stage and screen: Rieke Diah Pitaloka, Ria Irawan and Ninik L. Karim will …

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