CONTEMPORARY WORLDS: INDONESIA AT THE NGA – TAASA Review June 2019
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This article was originally found in the June 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 2, Page 4).
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Carol Cains F rom 21 June 2019, the National Gallery of Australia will showcase the work of 25 contemporary Indonesian artists in a major exhibition, Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia.
This dynamic presentation brings together works from artists who have not previously exhibited in Australia alongside recent works by established artists known to local audiences, and includes the collective Tromarama, Eko Nugroho, FX Harsono, Jompet Kuswidananto, Uji `Hahan’Handoko Eko Saputro and Umma Gumma. Silent Operation: Sign study based on the formula of contemporary (visual) art, 2018-19, Uji Hahan' Handoko Eko Saputro and AdiUma Gumma’ Kusuma, installation comprising neon wall-works and an interactive game application.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Commissioned 2018 and Purchased 2019 The exhibition encompasses installation, performance, painting, moving image, photography and sculpture, with several artists inviting participation through activities as varied as zine making, processional choral performances, dialogues in a kora-kora boat, photography and online mapping of the route to art market success...