Faiza Mardzoeki

Melalui Kesenian Teater, Institut Ungu Peringati Hari HAM Sedunia

Dalam rangka menyambut 16 Hari kampanye anti kekerasan terhadap perempuan dan Hari Hak Asasi Manusia, pada 25 November – 10 Desember 2020, Institut Ungu mengadakan kegiatan bertajuk ‘Dialog Seni dan HAM’. Direktur Institut Ungu, Faiza Mardzoeki menjelaskan, kegiatan ini bermaksud mengajukan gagasan bahwa Hak Asasi Manusia (HAM) dan seni, termasuk seni teater, mempunyai hubungan yang […]

Faiza Mardzoeki at University of California Los Angles (UCLA)

This filmed stage play highlights the perspectives of women activists of Gerwani (Indonesian Women’s Movement) who were political prisoners from 1965, suffered sexual violence, and were stigmatized for decades as immoral women in Indonesia. During that time hundreds of thousands of members of the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI) or those considered close to the […]

Book Worm: Faiza Marzoeki; Novels & realism

Playwright Faiza Mardzoeki often takes inspiration and ideas from the books she reads to produce high quality plays. Most of Faiza’s works, such as 2006’s Nyai Ontosoroh (Madame Ontosoroh), are adapted from realist novels, a genre that she said was her favorite. However, she did not always have access to the high quality literature that […]

Faiza Mardzoeki: For the love of drama

Playwright Faiza Mardzoeki is blunt when she talks about the stage. “Generally, the world of theater in Indonesia is pathetic. Even in Jakarta, the largest city, with over 20 million residents, you can find only two or three established theater groups. This worries me a lot,” Faiza told The Jakarta Post in a recent interview. […]