2020 Bali art scene overview

Since November Bali’s southern regions have enjoyed a flow of domestic tourism. The streets of Ubud were transformed during the Christmas holiday period. From zero to something; the much-needed injection of funds into the economy is vital and provides a ray of hope. Let’s trust that 2021 is a brighter year, especially for those whose … Continue reading 2020 Bali art scene overview

Posthumous tribute to Balinese artist Sukari a highlight of Jogja Art Weeks

                                   Dialog, 2000 – Nyoman Sukari Balinese Hindu ritual is a fascinating and potent fundamental of a distinct traditional culture that, through its philosophies seeks to embrace a universal sense of harmony between all people, the environment and the divine. It incorporates a belief system that places equal emphasis on both the physical and non-physical … Continue reading Posthumous tribute to Balinese artist Sukari a highlight of Jogja Art Weeks

Bruce Carpenter: presenting Indonesian art & culture to the world

                                                          Bruce Carpenter A lust for life and adventure, along with a generous dose of savvy have propelled New York City born and bred Bruce W. Carpenter around the planet. The son of a young American soldier who returned from WWII with an upper class English bride, Carpenter found himself torn between the idealism and … Continue reading Bruce Carpenter: presenting Indonesian art & culture to the world

Opening doors on Indonesian art history discourse – YOS 2016

Leading Indonesian artist Entang Wiharso shares with the audience about his creative journey at Black Goat Studio during the YOS 2016 Focus Tours. As a platform for dialogue and collaboration the annual Yogyakarta Open Studio (YOS) program supports the development of new knowledge and documentation on contemporary art studio practice. It provides the public and arts … Continue reading Opening doors on Indonesian art history discourse – YOS 2016

National Gallery Singapore: presenting & archiving Indonesian Art

Assistant Director of the National Gallery Singapore Resource Center Indonesian Art Historian Farah Wardani. Image Courtesy NGS A meeting point for major civilizations, religions and colonial powers, Southeast Asian art has experienced a turbulent social and political history defined by a complex relationship between local traditions and influences from the West. Open from November 2015, … Continue reading National Gallery Singapore: presenting & archiving Indonesian Art