JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure

“Bebas Dalam Keterbatasan” (free within limitations) 2017, Photography on Acrylic – Nofria Doni Fitri. Bakaba by Sakato Art Community, Jogja Gallery, during JAW Indonesia is the biggest and most dynamic art market in the Asian region next to China, and the largest art producer of Southeast Asia. Increasingly gaining international attention via the mechanisms of … Continue reading JAW (Jogja Art Weeks) – Indonesia’s evolving art infrastructure

2016 Bali art scene 2016: reviewing the final six months

Budi Agung Kuswara with patient from Rumah Berdaya, a community based psycho-social rehabilitation center utilizing art as a tool for creative solutions. The concluding six months of events on the 2016 Bali art calendar were exceptionally busy; the following are some of the highlights of the closing half of the year: In late May contemporary … Continue reading 2016 Bali art scene 2016: reviewing the final six months

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