From East Sumba with LoveEvent10 August 2017
By Larasati Oetomo
“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