‘Ways of Clay’ – Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale #4

                        Audience at the  National Gallery of Indonesia – JCCB#4 Unique to other conventional mediums clay offers artists distinctive and potent properties, forged over eons by the natural elements, to co-create with. A piece of Mother Earth, throughout the ages it has inspired civilizations, both … Continue reading ‘Ways of Clay’ – Jakarta Contemporary Ceramic Biennale #4

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

‘Abad Fotographi: the Age of Photography #2’

                Tapestry of Buddhist Monks Hands – Installation by Yasu Suzuka The origins of the ABAD FOTOGRAFI – The Age of Photography exhibition that opened at the National Gallery of Indonesia in Jakarta 15 November may be traced back to 2013, and the artistic and cultural heartland of Bali, Ubud. A small group of senior … Continue reading ‘Abad Fotographi: the Age of Photography #2’

Jakarta: an art kaleidoscope during August 2016

17/71 Goresan Juang Kemerdekaan Curator Mikke Susanto during the Curators Tour of the National Gallery of Indonesia The Indonesian art world has good reasons to rejoice. Not only has August been declared The Month of Art by the Provincial Government of Jakarta and Indonesia’s Creative Economic Agency, but with three prominent art events under wraps, … Continue reading Jakarta: an art kaleidoscope during August 2016