From East Sumba with Love

LARASATI OETOMO on EVENTS, 10/08/17

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“The thread that gives soul, the fabric that gives life”


Above is the tagline of Lukamba Nduma Luri, a photo, video, and traditional East Sumbanese tenun exhibition lasting from 6 to 31 August 2017. The event is held in Plaza Indonesia in celebrating the 72th Independence Day of Indonesia, as conducted by Yayasan Dian Sastrowardoyo, Samsung Galaxy S8 I S8+, and Plaza Indonesia. Any profit from the event will be the benefits to restore the traditional houses of Prainatang, West Sumba, as a joint project with Waterhouse Project.

A number of influential figures, businesspeople, and stars joined the opening of exhibition on 8 August 2017, presenting pride towards indigenous fashion through their styles.

left-right: DIAN SASTROWARDOYO & INDRAGUNA SUTOWO, IKE SUTOWO & INDRIANI ADIGUNA, CHITRA SUBYAKTO & AMALIA WIRJONO

clockwise: DIDIET MAULANA, MIRANDA GOELTOM, RUBEN PULUNGTANA, MIEN R UNO

left-right: CAECILIA PAPADIMITRIOU & GHEA PANGGABEAN, AYU ROSAN & DIAH PERMATASARI, MOZA PRAMITHA & RALINE SHAH

PHOTO: Febi Ramdhan (@febiramdhan) for HighEnd