Musim Seni Salihara 2020 Adapt and PlaySalihara Goes Digital with Musim Seni Salihara “Adapt and Play”

JAKARTA – As our country battles an endless fight with Covid-19, Komunitas Salihara finds a new way to keep the art alive during this challenging time. Having been held for seven years in a row, SIPFest has now evolved into a digital/online format and it is called Musim Seni Salihara with its official tagline “Adapt and Play”. During its installation which will happen, starting from tomorrow, September 12th up to October 10th, 2020, there will be live performances of dance, theatrical show, music, art, and many more. Do not mistake Musim Seni Salihara as a replacement for SIPFest, as it is a completely new program that happens in a digital platform. This virtual adaptation of SIPFest will remain as a platform for artists to showcase their latest works as well as a new way to cope with the latest development of technology. Not only live performances, there will also be discussions regarding art performances in the current pandemic and more.

Musim Seni Salihara 2020 Adapt and Play
Melati Suryodarmo
Cr: Salihara

Renown performance artist, Melati Suryodarmo, will convert her lecture-performance about Nusantara’s history of dance to become a fully digital show that you can learn and enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Muhammad Khan, the acclaimed rising actor will team up with Putri Ayudya to read the masterpieces from Indonesia’s finest litterateur like Sapardi Djoko Damono and Subagio Sastrowardoyo. From the lane of music, there will be three young composers who will present their contemporary works, they are Gatot Danar Sulistyanto, Gema Swaratyagita, and Nursalim Yadi Anugerah. Ayu Permata, Eyi Lesar, and Riyo Tulus Pernando will captivate you with their choreographies and dances. 

Missing a theatrical play? Jim Adhi Limas will present his take on Roland Dubillard (1923-2011). Dubillard was known as a writer whose works have been constantly adapted and presented as a play throughout France. One of his works called “Les Diablogues” (1975) is filled with absurd short sketches and dark satires. If you can’t wait any longer for Musim Seni Salihara, you can check out the complete schedule below. Head to for more complete information!


Dates Time Performers Shows
12 September 12:00 WIB Melati Suryodharmo Lecture Performance
19:00 WIB Live Talks with Melati Suryodharmo
13 September 12:00 WIB Gema Swaratyagita Jeng Sri
17:00 WIB Katalog – Site Specific Salihara (2008-2018)
15 September 12:00 WIB Achmad Krisgatha Heavenly Glitches
16 September 12:00 WIB Putri Ayudya Pembacaan Karya Sapardi Djoko Damono
19:00 WIB Ratri Ninditya & Yudi Ahmad T. Kafi’uddin Diskusi: Ekosistem Seni Pasca-Pandemi
18 September 12:00 WIB Achmad Krisgatha Ngomong-Ngomong Soal
19 September 12:00 WIB Riyo Tulus Pernando Sosak
19:00 WIB Gatot Danar Nitiswara
20 September 12:00 WIB Eyi Lesar Karfos
22 September 12:00 WIB 69 Performance Club Out of in The Penal Colony
23 September 12:00 WIB Muhammad Khan Pembacaan Karya Subagio Sastrowardoyo
19:00 WIB Nursalim Yadi Anugerah Lawing
25 September 12:00 WIB Ayu Permata Sari MA, NAM, JU, PAN!
19:00 WIB Alvin Ghazali / Dua Empat Empat Dua
27 September 12:00 WIB Jim Lim Cerita Jim: Roland Dubillard