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Tintin Wulia: ‘Attacking’ a wall | The Jakarta Post

This is an article by noted art writer Carla Bianpoen

Tintin Wulia: ‘Attacking’ a wall | The Jakarta Post.

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Dari BBC Indonesia – Laporan khusus – Karya seni untuk investasi masa depan

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Lelang Baju – KOMPAS.com

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CARMANITADesign Auction

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 | 3:42 pm

During the  Dewi Fashion Knight event at the Jakarta Fashion Week, last week, a piece of Carmanita’s design was sold at a charity auction for Rp 30 million. The auction was intended to help victims of natural disasters in Wasior, Mentawai, and Mount Merapi.

The fashion designer who was born in Bandung, July 10, 1956, was asked come up onto the stage, explaining the  design, which was made ​​of woven Makassar silk. “Why is it so quiet. For me, who is used to a riot, this atmosphere is too quiet,” was the first sentence Carmanita said in the presence of an audience of about 750 persons.

Acting as an auctioneer wass Amir Sidharta and Sari Nila. The price was opened at Rp. 3 million, which quickly rose to number tens of million rupiahs and then reached over Rp. 20 million.

Finally the auction closed with the highest bidder being Raline Shah from Medan, North Sumatra, who lived in Singapore for some time. In addition to Carmanita’s design, also designs by Lenny Agustin and Andreas Odang were also auctioned off.

“I wonder how I will wear it,” said Raline who claimed to have come from a family of oil palm plantation owners, currently trying out a career as a model in Jakarta.

The auction results certainly surprised the fashion designer. “I am very happy, my drape top fetched Rp. 30 million for a  charity for the victims of natural disasters. I am very proud,” said Carmanita. (NMP)

CARMANITA

Lelang Baju

Selasa, 16 November 2010 | 03:42 WIB

Dalam acara Dewi Fashion Knight di Jakarta Fashion Week, pekan lalu, baju rancangan Carmanita terlelang seharga Rp 30 juta. Lelang ditujukan untuk membantu korban bencana alam di Wasior, Mentawai, dan Gunung Merapi.

Perancang busana kelahiran Bandung, 10 Juli 1956, itu diminta naik ke panggung, menjelaskan busana rancangannya yang terbuat dari tenun sutra Makassar. ”Kok sepi sekali. Buat saya yang biasa heboh, suasana ini sepi,” begitu kalimat pertama Carmanita di hadapan 750-an hadirin.

Sebagai juru lelang adalah Amir Sidharta dan Sari Nila. Harga dibuka dengan Rp 3 juta, dengan cepat naik ke angka belasan juta rupiah dan kemudian menembus Rp 20 juta.

Akhirnya lelang ditutup dengan penawar tertinggi Raline Shah asal Medan, Sumatera Utara, yang lama bermukim di Singapura. Selain baju rancangan Carmanita, juga dilelang baju karya Lenny Agustin dan Andreas Odang.

”Saya penasaran bagaimana cara memakai baju itu,” kata Raline yang mengaku berasal dari keluarga pengusaha perkebunan sawit dan baru menjajal karier sebagai model di Jakarta.

Hasil lelang tentu mengejutkan perancangnya. ”Saya bahagia sekali, baju atasan drape-ku dapat Rp 30 juta untuk sumbangan bencana alam. Saya sangat bangga,” ujar Carmanita.(NMP)

via Lelang Baju – KOMPAS.com.

Sidharta Auctioneer bantu lelang barang mode untuk amal di JFW 2011

From the Jakarta Fashion Week press release:
JFW 2010/11: Kolaborasi Gaya dan Kepedulian Sesama

Jakarta, 13 November 2010. Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2010/11 mencapai puncaknya pada Jumat, 12 November kemarin. Pagelaran fashion akbar tahunan ini ditutup oleh Dewi Fashion Knights: “Style Spectrum” yang menampilkan karya 5 desainer pilihan yang dianggap mewakili semangat kekinian dan memiliki visi yang turut membentuk masa depan mode Indonesia, yakni Ali Charisma, Tex Saverio, Priyo Oktaviano, Stella Rissa dan Kiata Kwanda.

Sebagai acara fashion terbesar di Indonesia, JFW 2010/11 telah sukses mendatangkan 25.000 pengunjung yang terdiri dari para penikmat maupun pelaku industri fashion, termasuk 43 buyer, baik dari dalam negeri maupun luar negeri. “Kami dari Femina Group sangat senang melihat antusiasme dan tanggapan yang begitu postif dari masyarakat. Terbukti, mode juga memiliki potensi besar sebagai komoditas yang dapat menyokong ekonomi negara. Oleh karena itu, diperlukan peranan para desainer untuk membentuk komunitas mode dan industri kreatif yang inspiratif dan kolektif,” jelas Baslir Djamal, Ketua Pelaksana JFW 2010/11 dalam pidatop singkatnya di awal acara.

Pada acara Dewi Fashion Knight, dilakukan juga aksi lelang amal busana rancangan 3 desainer papan atas Indonesia, yang hasilnya akan disumbangkan untuk gerakan Fashion Peduli Dana Anak Korban Bencana. Aksi tersebut menuai sambutan positif dari para fashionista yang hadir. Terbukti, rancangan Lenny Agustin berhasil dilelang seharga Rp 5.000.000,-; karya Carmanita seharga Rp 27.000.000,-; dan karya Andreas Odang seharga Rp 7.000.000,-. Perlu dicatat, hingga tanggal 12 November 2010, aksi Pita Fashion Peduli yang digelar selama JFW 2010/11 berlangsung telah berhasil menghimpun dana sebesar Rp 838.900.000,-.
Sejalan dengan temanya, yakni Styling Modernity, JFW 10/11 diharapkan telah menjadi wadah dialog kreativitas dan bisnis dari pelaku fashion Indonesia dan juga mancanegara.

JFW 2010/11: Collaboration of Styles and Caring For Others

Jakarta, 13 November 2010. Jakarta Fashion Week (JFW) 2010/11 reached its peak yesterday, Friday, November 12th. The annual grand fashion show event was concluded with Dewi Fashion Knights: “Style Spectrum” featuring the work of select five designers  who are considered to be representive of the contemporary spirit and has visions that help shape the future of Indonesian fashion, namely Ali Charisma, Tex Saverio, Priyo Oktaviano, Stella Rissa and Kiata Kwanda.

As the largest fashion event in Indonesia, JFW 2010/11 has been successful in bringing 25,000 visitors comprising of the consumers and the actors of the fashion industry, including 43 buyers, both  domestic and international. “Femina Group is very pleased to see such enthusiasm and positive response from the community. Evidently, fashion also has great potential as a commodity that can support the country’s economy. Therefore, it is necessary for designers to form an inspiring and collective community of fashion and creative industries,” Baslir Djamal, Executive Director of the JFW 2010/11, said in his brief speech at the beginning of the show.

At the Dewi Fashion Knight event, a charity auction was held, featuring three fashion designs of Indonesia’s top designers. The result was to be donated to the  Fashion Cares for Disaster Victims’ Children Fund. The auction got a positive response from the fashionista who attended the show. The design of Lenny Agustin was bid and sold for Rp 5,000,000, the work of Carmanita got bids and was finally sold for Rp. 27.000.000, and work of Andrew Odang was auctioned for Rp 7,000,000. It should be noted, until November 12, 2010, Fashion Cares  Ribbon action that was held during JFW 2010/11   managed to collect funds amounting to Rp 838.9 million.
In line with the theme, namely Styling Modernity, JFW 10/11 is expected to have become a place of dialogue and creativity of the actors fashion business of Indonesia and abroad.