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If you see earth as a body, you will see an aging body and increasingly fragile. A body that is corroded with age and also by “chronic diseases” that triggers senescence. This fragility demonstrated through a variety of disasters due to the brutality of modern humans in managing their nature. Landslides, droughts, floods, weather anomalies, the emergence of a strange disease, or even tomcat insect  plague that horrendous several regions in Indonesia are those to named. Earth may endure more  [ Read More ]

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31
Jan

IT’S COMPLICATED

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Current exhibition IT’S COMPLICATED 18 February – 17 March 2012 [slideshow id=7]Drawing Exhibition It’s Complicated Rifky Effendy Technique is only a tool that humbly serves the conception – Manifesto of Purism, 1918. THE ‘It’s Complicated’ drawing exhibition presenting some aspects of recent developments drawing from the works of following artists, Isa Perkasa, Bestrizal Besta, Oktianita Kusmugiarti, Francy Vidriani, Budi Asih and Sanchia Hamidjaja. Instead of how the idiom of drawing is able to provide space articulation in various aspects of  [ Read More ]

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29
Jan

Bazaar Art

15
Sep

Inaugural Exhibition

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Cibubur Community’s Realistic Imagery The emergence of contemporary art, in my observation, is akin to an “explosion” that releases numerous fragments. In this “explosion”, the “liberation of art” takes place, which stemmed from the rejection in the “narrowing process” of modern art that had taken place before it. Here we have the liberation of the languages of painting and sculpture. A variety of styles recorded in art history, which had been “confined” within the “isms”, were liberated from their respective  [ Read More ]

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13
Sep

City of West

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Pameran ini ingin mengorek persoalan yang kini perlu didiskusikan kembali. Ketika bicara tentang budaya Minangkabau muncul pertanyaan, apakah ia seperti Jawa, Bali, Maluku, Papua atau budaya lain di Nusantara? Dapatkah kita mengenali situasi yang berbeda ketika mereka diterpa “pem-Baratan” seperti yang terjadi pada masa kolonial? Di tengah hembusan pikiran lain, masih relevankah Oksidentalisme semacam ini dibicarakan ketika raungan wacana globalisasi begitu ramai? Sejumlah 11 orang perupa ini jelas bukan hasil didikan atau produk langsung kolonialisasi, namun merupakan produk campuran yang  [ Read More ]

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20
Jan

Life is Amazing

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Life is Amazing “Life is Amazing”, the theme chosen for the basis of this exhibition’s curatorial frame, intends to encourage the artists to revisit the values about the relationship between humans and nature—values that perhaps we have long forgotten. We can find such values from the wealth of traditional wisdom in Indonesia, rich as it is with philosophy about life. The artists can then present these values through sublime visuals containing shrewd views, creating works with refined critical values instead  [ Read More ]

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29
Sep

Mitos kecantikan

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Mitos kecantikan dalam kuratorial ini dimaksudakan sebagai sebuah keyakinan atas pemeliharan kecantikan yang adalah sebuah konstuksi budaya. Dewasa ini, dalam masyarakat modern, mitos tentang kecantikan  secara tradisional masih dipelihara dengan baik. Katakanlah misalnya, dalam masyarakat Bali masih mempercayai bahwa kecantikan—tentu saja kecantikan perempuan—adalah bagian dari cara menuliakan suami. Teks-teks sastra lisan bahkan dongeng suci yang hidup dalam masyarakat Bali tetap dipelihara pada kebutuhan pemulian tersebut. Tak terhindar, dalam perspektif hari ini, mitos kecantikan dalam sastra dan dongeng suci di Bali  [ Read More ]

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