BNEv4: 3 emerging Indonesian artists consider individual role in global art world


Version four of the Bandung New Emergence (BNE) exhibition was held at Selasar Sunaryo Art Space in Bandung, Indonesia in June and July 2012.

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David Armi Putra solo exhibition “Pembual/Loudmouth”: fantasies confront and confound


Indonesian artist David Armi Putra recently wrapped up his solo show, “Pembual/Loudmouth”, at the Selasar Sunaryo Art Space in Bandung on 11 May 2012.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: Primo Marella maps emerging Asian art regions


The last half of a two part series on Indonesian art in Italy. We talk to Primo Marella, owner and director of the Milan-based Primo Marella Gallery about mapping Asia for European audiences.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: A “faraway world” brought closer to Rome


An exhibition at the MACRO in Rome signals a significant European breakthrough for artists from the world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia.

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5 Indonesian painters in Hong Kong group show – picture feast


Work by five Indonesian painters was on show at Hong Kong gallery iPRECIATION. The selection included work by artists like Alfi Jumaldi and Budi Ubrux.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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Indonesian ethnicity on display in national gallery show


“Ethnicity Now”, held at the Indonesian National Gallery in December this year, was expected to be a “small step towards cultivating … pride in an Indonesian art that is rooted in local culture and tradition.” It has, however, been followed by mixed reviews. Some say the Indonesian-made artwork in the exhibition failed to reflect or emphasis the show’s title. Others were impressed by the brilliance, uniqueness and diversity of the display.

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Para/Site bring Indonesian moving image to Hong Kong – Record Waves exhibition


“Recorded Waves: Moving Images from Indonesia” began at Para/Site Art Space in Hong Kong in November this year. Curated by Para/Site’s Executive Director and Curator Alvaro Rodríguez Fominaya, the exhibition displays an assemblage of examples of the development of video art in Indonesia. It is presented simultaneously with “Jompet.Third Realm”, a solo exhibition of work by celebrated Indonesian artist Kuswidananto aka Jompet.

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