Adimas Immanuel

Adimas Immanuel is an Indonesian poet. He was born in Solo, Central Java, 1991. His poems have been published in various mass media such as Kompas, Tempo, and Suara Merdeka. He has published some poem collection books: Empat Cangkir Kenangan (Serba Indie, 2012), Pelesir Mimpi (katabergerak, 2013) and Di Hadapan Rahasia (Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2016).

In 2014, with some photographers and installation artists, he held an art exhibiton based on his book, Pelesir Mimpi. In the same year, the book itself longlisted for the Khatulistiwa Literary Award and shortlisted for the Indonesian Readers Award. He was invited to attend the ASEAN Literary Festival 2014 and Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2014. Two poems in Pelesir Mimpi, ‘Jungkat-Jungkit’ and Kuku’ inspired Said and Adis (duo-blues musician) and they interpreted it into music. Di Hadapan Rahasia (In The Presence of Secrets), his most recent book of poems, came out in February 2016.

Now, Adimas lives in Jakarta for his study and work. He works as a copywriter in a public relation consultant.

Source: Adimas’ website

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