Art can change the mindset of society: Indonesian curator Alia Swastika – interview


Indonesian curator Alia Swastika was recently celebrated by Apollo International Art Magazine as a young arts professional to watch.

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“Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7”: a new generation of Indonesian artists


“Indo Pop: Indonesian Art from APT7”, held in the Gold Coast City Gallery from 6 February to 20 March 2016, brings together nine new important works from a young generation of Indonesian artists.

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FIELD MEETING at Asia Contemporary Art Week 2014, New York – interview (part 2)


Art Radar’s interview with Asian Contemporary Art Week’s Director Leeza Ahmady and Associate Curator Xin Wang continues. In this instalment, Ahmady and Wang talk about creating a communal studio experience during a two-day forum called FIELD MEETING.

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Gwangju Biennale 2012: Curatorial genius or chaos?


With so many directors (six) and directions (six overlapping sub-themes), will it be possible for those behind the 9th Gwangju Biennale to produce a cogent and compelling event?

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Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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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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The Problem of Asia: Para/Site art exhibition explores Asian identity in Sydney


PARA/SITE ASIAN IDENTITY ART The Problem of Asia, an exhibition presented 30 April – 22 May, 2010 at Chalk Horse Sydney in partnership with Hong Kong’s Para/Site Art Space, deals with an array of issues, not all of which are politically correct. The … Continue reading