World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD) which falls on April 2, is celebrated with the aim of raising social awareness for special need kids. In the framework of World Autism Day 2018, ARTOTEL Thamrin – Jakarta under ARTOTEL Project Series (APS) together with London School Beyond Academy (LSBA) and Daya Pelita Kasih Foundation, presents “The Gifted Ones”. This program filled with art exhibition from LSBA students and Daya Pelita Kasih Foundation from workshop to sell their artworks with silent auction system.
This social-themed art exhibition has good art enthusiasm from LSBA and Daya Pelita Kasih Foundation, bringing special need kids from aged 15 years to 20 years, as many as 11 children to do this showcase from their works. Some of the works made by Daya Pelita Kasih Foundation’s kids, they are Bima Ariasena Adisoma, Diego Luister Berel, Indhy Mutiarahmah, Muhadana Trayusa, Daya Olivia Korompis, Fero Adhi Mada Sardjono, Jane Gabriella. And some proteges from LSBA, they are Fiecenzo Joel, Prilia Prapthining Dwi and Raynaldy Halim. The exhibition has 12 total of works on display. All artworks will be sold to public with silent auction system. This exhibition opens from 5 April to 17 May 2018. At the end of the exhibition will be announced the number of auctions that purchase the artwork.
Kusnadi as Hotel Manager of ARTOTEL Thamrin – Jakarta added, “They have extraordinary visual imagination compared to other normal kids. All donations donated by hotel guests for one month and proceeds from the sale of works will be given entirely to LSBA and Daya Pelita Kasih Foundation. To direct the potential that the children have to be useful for themselves and their environment. We are proud to participate in commemorating Autism World Awareness Day along with LSBA and Yayasan Daya Pelita Kasih ”