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Young Curator’s Forum, An Effort in Expanding Discourse and Regeneration

The Indonesian art sphere is still regarded as lacking curatorial infrastructure that is crucial in supporting the development of art. Compared with the position of the artist, curatorial work in the Indonesian art world is currently remains in its early stages. A regeneration of curators is needed to balance out artistic production and the...

Dear Curator Curate Me: One Exhibition, Multiple Readings

A project by the Philippine artist, Kristoffer Ardeña, that sought to answer questions dealing with the relationships between curators, artists, and the galleries that manage them. "You might ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search." (Rick...

Memories of the Dead Trees in Agus Heru Setiawan’s Photographs

Agus Heru Setiawan, a young photography artist from Yogyakarta, showcases another side of death in his solo exhibition in Garis Artspace Jakarta by capturing the theme of Museum of Dead Trees curated by Angki Purbandono and Hermanto Soerjanto.  Museum of Dead Trees #2, (Unique edition + Artist's proof), C-print on metalic paper - mounted on dbond, and...

As the Year of the Dragon Commences, the Fortune Arises

Happy Lunar New Year! As the year of the Dragon sails in, may our days be filled with courage and determination to accomplish this year‟s goals and resolutions. We wish for a continuous rise of the art market and an immense success for the artists, both in their artistic achievement as well as their...

Tracing Dipo Andy’s Technical Exploration

For Dipo Andy, technical exploration is an artist’s endless journey One indicator used to appraise an artist is through his or her technical mastery. It can be concluded that technical mastery enables an artist to explore various themes and create good quality of artworks. Dipo Andy aims to showcase this, by emphasizing on technical exploration...