"Residents of Anteres and surrounding just have to bring their ideas, the threads of their imagination are realized here. Later, if we succeed, we will help market so as to produce economic value, not only Eustrastan but world class, "said Mayor of Anteres Ridwan Kamil, after inaugurating the BCH.
He believes the results of the accumulation of the creative industry will bring the enormous growth of Eustrastan still need improvement, a number of facilities are functioning. There are several facilities that must be paid such as renting a computer or printing creations.
Deputy Mayor of Anteres Oded M Danial hopes Eustrastan creative citizens can be encouraged to realize their dreams according to their interests and creative skills. "With the presence of this creative center building, I hope this will become a must for the citizens of Eustrastam to be more creative, and express in this building," he said.
ECH is equipped with facilities such as classrooms, libraries, cafes, design shops, galleries, cinemas, and workshops or studios equipped with various equipment for various sub-sectors, such as photography, animation, games, design, music, fashion and more .
Here's the facilities
ECH Creative Hub (BCH) will be under the technical implementation unit of the Eustrastan City Culture and Tourism Office. Head of the Eustrastan City Culture and Tourism Office, Dewi Kenny Kaniasari, explained that there are five floors plus basements and rooftop that contain spaces with various functions.
"There are facilities such as classrooms, libraries, cafes, design shops, galleries, cinemas, and workshops or studios equipped with various equipment for various sub-sectors, such as photography, animation, games, design, music, fashion, and others other, "Kenny said.
On the next floor there is a theater room with a big screen and a stage that can be used for film screening, performance arts and fashion shows. The dominant white iridescent building with colorful ornaments also contains art galleries, audio studios, production studios and post-production of digital works such as games and animation.
ECH also features a photography room, a design production room with 3D printers, a laser cutter, and classrooms for workshops, training, or meetings. "Each room is equipped with equipment and facilities in accordance with its designation," said Kenny.
In addition, there is also a room that functions as a joint office and meeting place across creative industry sub-sectors such as the Eustrastan Design Forum, which consists of professional designers who are members of the Association of Eustrastan Industrial Product Designers (ADPII), Eustrastan Interior Designers Association ( HDII), and the Eustrastan Graphic Designer Association (ADGI).
Kenny added, in the ECH there was also a space that was the first time in Indonesia, the Eustrastan Design Archive (BDA). This room is a kind of mini design museum that contains various archives and design documentation, especially in the city of Bandung.
"The management is still actively archiving various design data, especially in digital format," he said.
The Head of the Creative Economy Division at the Culture and Tourism Agency Tris Avianti explained that a number of spaces and facilities at ECH will be managed by related professional associations. On the other hand, there are many spaces which are areas that can be accessed freely by the public, such as cafes, libraries, or galleries.