Seen @ CalArts: Improvisation with Artists from the Jakarta Institute of the Arts

Stephanie Nugent, a faculty member of The Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance at CalArts, welcomed guest artists from the Jakarta Institute of the Arts in Indonesia to her Contemporary Technique class on Thursday.

The video posted above was taken during the class exercises and features narration by Surja Dewi Widjaja, vice president of International Relations at IKJ; dancers Helda Yosiana and Dewi Nurnaeny; and musicians Heber Anantha Kaloko, Reci Kardiman and Yose Kristian Sabakhtani.

This week, students and faculty from IKJ are participating in an intensive, collaborative residency with CalArts music, dance and film/video students and faculty. The culminating event that showcases the week’s projects will be held tonight at 8:30 pm in the Main Gallery at CalArts. The public is welcome to attend.

Video shot by Elizabeth Van Vleck and edited by Paul Fraser.

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