After a bachelor in Psychology (Paris Sorbonne), Jean-Pascal Elbaz been working in Paris as a journalist and for several French contemporary literature publishers. Coming to Indonesia in 1991, he worked for École Francaise d’Extrême Orient, as well as teaching French in universities before being in charge of a translation program for the French Embassy. From 1997 to 2006 he has been successively director of the French Cultural Center(LIP/IFI) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia and the Alliance Française of Madras (India). Coming back again in Jogjakarta in 2007, he shares his time between translations and interpretation for development organizations as well as writing and translating books, subtitling films, writing essays and articles. Currently writing a Master in Cultural Studies at IRB, Sanata Dharma University about Louis Charles Damais.
Borobudur Writers & Cultural Festival
Borobudur Writers & Cultural Festival adalah wahana pertemuan bagi para penulis baik fiksi maupun non fiksi, para pekerja kreatif, aktivis budaya dan keagamaan lintas iman. Pada tiap tahunnya BWCF berusaha menyajikan tema utama terpilih yang dianggap mampu merangsang para hadirin untuk menyadari kembali keunikan dan kekayaan berbagai pemikiran sastra, kesenian dan religi nusantara.