Paradise lost & new frontiers: Gede Mahendra Yasa’s landmark investigation into Balinese painting

Tamiang, 2011, 150 x 200cm – Gede Mahendra Yasa. Exhibited in “Post Bali” After the fall of President Suharto and the New Order Regime in 1998 Indonesian artists enjoyed new liberties, and their art became increasingly social and political in content. Representing a new generation of the Balinese avant-garde, Gede Mahendra Yasa was inspired by … Continue reading Paradise lost & new frontiers: Gede Mahendra Yasa’s landmark investigation into Balinese painting

Made Djirna – soul mining

                     Installation by Made Djirna at his Ubud studio, 2017 Exploring Balinese artist Made Djirna’s cavernous studio conjures up notions of a journey into a mysterious inner sanctum that is vibrant and fascinating, yet is equally as powerful and confronting. A collector of all manner of cultural artifacts, naturally formed shapes and unusual objects, which … Continue reading Made Djirna – soul mining