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The Significant surge of Indonesia’s Covid-19 case during August led to the decision to impose another large-scale social restriction in Jakarta as hospitals in the capital city are in the threshold of its maximum capacity.
The controversy of reimposing the large-scale social restrictions creates a dilemma to save Indonesia’s economy from shrinking further as the country expects a recovery in the last quarter of 2020.
During the social restriction, the German cultural centre in Indonesia has been running its 2020 agenda by shifting more to digital means, from virtual events to remote language learning programmes.
The works from more than 200 participants are on display in the virtual exhibition MANIFESTO VII: PANDEMI presented by the National Gallery of Indonesia (Galnas). The Exhibit runs until 6 December 2020.
The Covid-19 figure in Indonesia continuously climbs up day-to-day with the dramatic daily spike of confirmed new cases and the highest death toll in Southeast Asia. A hotter climate is definitely not slowing down the virus.
In the final week of August and euphoria of Independence Day, families at home can binge watch these movies that will give us a reference to the country's history.