JIMB#2 Jogja International Miniprint Biennale

                          The Opening of JIMB#2 at Galeri Soemardja, Bandung One of the highlights of Jogja Art Weeks, a month-long plethora of events held during June in Yogyakarta was the 2nd Jogja International Miniprint Biennale (JIMB#2). Emphasizing the exceptional skill of participating artists working in an array of print making mediums, the biennale was on display … Continue reading JIMB#2 Jogja International Miniprint Biennale

CROSSING: Beyond Baliseering

Narasi Menunngu Lahiran (The Anticipation of Giving Birth) 2016 –  Made ‘Dalbo’ Suarimbawa, in the foreground, background: The Fireflies #1 2016 – Budi Agung Kuswara   Bali holds a special place within the hearts of many Australians and while Balinese traditional art has long been recognized as an international icon, Australian audiences however, know little, … Continue reading CROSSING: Beyond Baliseering

Mangu Putra: Between History and the Quotidian

                     Puputan Badung #2, 2016 (The Fall of the Badung Kingdom) After a wait of six years Bali’s most important painter Agung Mangu Putra has followed on from Teater Rakyat (People Theater), his landmark 2010 exhibition at Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta. Mangu Putra: Between History and the Quotidian opened at Singapore’s Gajah Gallery 25 November, … Continue reading Mangu Putra: Between History and the Quotidian

Neo Pitamaha – An Art Movement in the Making?

The outsider event Cahyendra Putra and the Neo Pitamaha Invite You To: A Brutal Contrast of Concrete and Kamasan Painting which opened on Sunday 23 October will be recorded in the annals of Balinese art history. The exhibition, which in many ways is noteworthy, is underpinned by a long awaited and fresh approach to presenting … Continue reading Neo Pitamaha – An Art Movement in the Making?

Ritiro: An International Artist’s Retreat

                                                 Jumaldi Alfi Presenting an alternative platform for contemporary art in Bali, Kayu (wood in Bahasa Indonesia) is a series of exhibitions held at Rumah Topeng Dan Wayang Setiadarma (House of Masks & Puppets), in Mas Ubud. While contributing to the positive development of contemporary art in Bali since 2014 Kayu has become a distinctive, … Continue reading Ritiro: An International Artist’s Retreat