A 3-week summer program in Bali 

Upcoming dates to be confirmed

A Fully Immersive Experience in Balinese culture

Our Program

Mask theatre

A research on the use of the own body.
A research about creation.
A research about truth.
A deep exploration within the self.

Mask carving

Discover the world of mask carving.
Learn to work with wood in a traditional technique.
Discover the meaning behind the mask.
Create your own masterpiece.

Balinese Dance

Balinese dance is an ancient dance tradition.
It is dynamic and intensely expressive.
Learn and explore the body movements
and prepare for the final performance.


"arthaus.berlin abroad, a new initiative of our research and workshop centre.
Our 3-week residency in Bali offers an exciting collaboration of arthaus.berlin with Balinese artists."

Thomas Prattki
arthaus.berlin Founder & Director

Our teachers

Maria Eugenia Blanco

In 2016, Maria travelled to Bali to learn Balinese mask making techniques. She stayed for nearly two years, carving masks in wood. Bali became her home.

I Made Sudirga

Traditional mask maker I Made Sudirga (know as Dirga) comes from a long line of artists. Dirga have been carving masks for more than 30 years. For him, Art is a strong heritage and honour.

I Made Suteja

I Made Suteja, known as Made Cat, has dedicated his life and passion to the art of Balinese Dance, to teach dance to locals and international students, and to travel around the world with his art.

Our Location

Working Space

Suly Resort offers an open and safe working space.

Swimming pool

Suly Resort offers a Swimming pool and different spaces to relax.

Twin bedrooms

Suly Resort offers comfortable bedrooms with rice fields view.

Our promotion video

© Maria Eugenia Blanco - Behind the mask - 2020