Yusi Avianto Pareanom


He was born in Semarang and currently lives in Semarang
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A writer, translator, editor, and owner of Banana Publishing, Jakarta. His books include Rumah Kopi Singa Tertawa (2011), Pembelajaran T.P. Rachmat (2012), and the graphic novel Ekspedisi Kapal Borobudur: Jalur Kayu Manis. Collaborating with the Jakarta Arts Council’s Literary Translation Program (2007-09), he co-translated Milorad Pavic’s Kamus Khazar. In addition, he has taught creative writing at Jakarta Arts Council’s Writing Workshop and at the University of Indonesia. He has been involved in several creative projects, including the international theatrical production of I La Galigo (with American director Robert Wilson), which was performed in 11 countries from 2003 to 2011; the Indonesian Pavilion at World Expo Shanghai, China, 2010; the Indonesian Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale 2013; and several productions of documentary films and art shows in Indonesia. In the past he worked as a reporter for Forum Keadilan and Tempo.


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