Positive 2020 developments on the Bali art & cultural landscape

Exciting additions to the Bali art and cultural infrastructure in Mas, Ubud: Bersama Alternative Space, Njana Tilem Museum, Black Hand Gang & Titik Dua. The unravelling of global socio-political and economic events defines 2020 as the most extraordinary in modern history. Meanwhile, Bali’s tourism sector is in crisis due to the closing of international borders … Continue reading Positive 2020 developments on the Bali art & cultural landscape

Wayan Jana: new directions in Balinese woodcarving

   Memory, 2019 – Wayan Jana in Encounter at TiTian Art Space, Ubud Balinese woodcarving has evolved during the past century with distinct stylistic developments marking its transition from the traditional genre to the modern and contemporary. Iconic figures Tjokot, Nyana, Tilem and Muja defined the landmark styles that have become the source of inspiration … Continue reading Wayan Jana: new directions in Balinese woodcarving

Aswino Aji’s artistic observations of the ego in the face of the Balinese culture

Balinese contemporary artist Made Aswino Aji and his work “Doors of Perception” An acute sense of observation is an essential talent for a contemporary artist. The ability to scrutinize and reflect on one’s own conduct and thoughts, along with that of the collective, is a doorway to art rich in meaning. For more than a … Continue reading Aswino Aji’s artistic observations of the ego in the face of the Balinese culture