About Citra Sasmita

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(Self Portrait By Mr. Pandi)

Art is the most significant medium to convey social issues that crucial for the achievement of a change to the conditions and culture in society. And in this case, I am in the painting as my medium, not only in the searching for an aesthetic purpose but also to convey my ideas, especially to deliver protests of patriarchal culture that exist in my birthplace, Bali, Indonesia. I had a harsh critique of the patriarchal system that disadvantage women. Where women not have full rights and freedom in society  including her politics life.  The role of women is limited from taking care of the household, gave birth to continue the descent, as well as other activities that full restraint. It is a cultural problem that inherited and continues until to the present generation , which is caused by the failure of the education system that embedded in family life even in wider community.

Through art I would like to visualize the pain and the struggle of women to liberate themselves as individuals or as a society so that it can spur a movement that will bring women’s lives become bright and better.

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6 thoughts on “About Citra Sasmita

  1. I find your writing and poetry to be very refreshing.
    Continue to express yourself and share often 🙂

  2. Ah, I thought you were going to say more than that! Haha.

    You write good poems and I could see that you have the gift og the gab. You have bright future lies ahead of you, so keep harnessing your potential and honing your writing skills. I’m sure the door will open for your one day! 🙂

    Anyway, I had a joyful ride in your blog. Now I’d like to kindly invite you to visit mine. Perhaps you’d like my poetry too? I have “Love is a Heart Throbbing Joyride”, “A Hug from My Heart”, “Love is the Water of Life”, “Dance, dance under the rain” for your muse. 🙂

    Thank you and have a wonderful day, my lovely friend! 🙂

    Subhan Zein

  3. Dear Subhan Zein,

    I just want people know who I am from what I had written, thank you for your support and wishes, I’m touched 🙂

    May the door will open for you, for everyone who want enlightening and awaken the world, simply with words…

    I would love visiting your blog 🙂
    God bless you

    C.Sasmita

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