Bumi Purnati Indonesia

In 2007, PT. Bumi Purnati was established in Jakarta as an independent arts production company that aimed to produce arts in various discipline. Restu Imansari Kusumaningrum, as the founder, is known for her dedication to art as an artist and as a manager or producer to both local and international art scenes.

Under the partnership with Bali Purnati Center for the Arts, Bumi Purnati has produced and co- produced many notable projects, among others, Robert Wilson’s take on Bugis epos of “I La Galigo”, a collaboration of Kronos Quartet and Rahayu Supanggah for The World Masters’ Festival in Arts & Culture, Yusril Katil’s “Under the Volcano” untuk 6th Theatre Olympics in Beijing and at Theatre Works Singapore in April 2016, and Rahayu Supanggah’s gamelan odyssey “Sakti: L’Armonia Del Cielo” participated at the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi 2013 and to perform again at the Esplanade Concert Hall Singapore in August 2014.

Bumi Purnati once again partnered with Change Performing Arts in Milan to bring Indonesia National Pavilion at the 55th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia 2013 to life. Tittled “SAKTI”, the Indonesian Pavillion presented five contemporary artists: Albert Yonathan Setyawan, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, Sri Astari and Titarubi. In 2015, Bumi Purnati participated again in the 56th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia by presenting the world renowned contemporary artist Heri Dono in his work themed “Voyage-Trokomod”.

2018 is a very busy year for Bumi Purnati. In partnership with Bali Purnati Center for the Arts, two world class performances were staged in Indonesia. In September, after a three years actor training and preparation, co-produced with Suzuki Company of Toga, Dionysus had its special performances in Prambanan, Yogyakarta, after a world premiere in Japan. In October, co-produced with EdM Productions, I La Galigo - Revival 2018 was staged during IMF and World Bank Annual Meetings 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali.

In May 2019, Dionyus was staged as one of the opening acts for Singapore International of Arts 2019. In June, partnered with Komunitas Salihara, Purnati presented a multimedia exhibition “Darkness is White” on a Balinese Maestro, I Gusti Nyoman Lempad. Collaborated with Ciputra Artpreneur and Bakti Budaya Djarum Foundation, Purnati is bringing I La Galigo back to Jakarta again after 14 years. Also in September, Dionysus and a new number, The Journey of Life, will be staged at the 9th Theatre Olympics in Japan.

Working partners for the running of the culture and arts development of Indonesia.