A collaborative art space for community development. Established in 2010, Rumata' Art Space is a non-profit organisation that aims to support progress of the local art scene through various initiatives, festivals, workshops, and projects. Since 2012, Rumata' has been opened as crowd-funded facility exhibition, workshops, performances and community-based activities. Its offers a gallery and an open-air stage as well as serves as a hub for creativity. It is an exciting space for arts exhibitions, movie screenings, music and theater performances, literature, lecture, discussions and many more, blurring the boundaries of multi-disciplines in arts and multi-forms of artistic expressions.
In June 2011, Rumata' launched Makassar International Writers Festival ( http://makassarwriters.com
), the first and only annual international literary event in Eastern Indonesia. In October 2012, Rumata' inaugurated South East Asian Screen Academy, a film academy for emerging film makers in Eastern Indonesia taught by prominent film practitioners in Southeast Asia.