Faiza mardzoeki

Playwright, Theater Producer, Feminist, Activist.

"I'll do something that I have passion for. I think I have great passion for theater and women liberation movement. I believe that the struggle for women's rights can be made through the cultural" field

Since 2003, she has produced 14 plays as well as two concerts and been the initiator executive director of two major arts festivals.

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There is no doubt that Bali is a beautiful place. Lush green rice terraces, created through the hard work of Balinese farmers, bordered by dense coconut palms and frangipani trees. Along the coast, this is supplemented by wonderful beaches and vast stretches of turquoise seas. 

The old woman, dressed in a white kebaya, stood up. Her forehead furrowed a little, as if she were trying to remember something. “That morning, I came early to the office,” she said very slowly.

One of the longest-running festivals in the city is back for another year: The Jakarta Theater Festival, presenting 16 theater groups that have advanced to the final competition, through Dec. 13.

Four of her plays have been published as books : Nora, Subversif  by Djaman Baroe, 2016 and Nyanyi Sunyi Kembang-­Kembang Genjer by Ultimus, Bandung in 2015 and Waktu Tanpa Buku.