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Art Bali presents contemporary local works to IMF-World Bank Meetings delegates

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Wed, October 10, 2018  /  12:10 pm
Art Bali presents contemporary local works to IMF-World Bank Meetings delegates

Art Bali presents various types of artworks, including installations, paintings, interactive works, video art and photography. (Shutterstock/File)

In conjunction with the 2018 International Monetary Fund - World Bank Group Annual Meetings, which will run until Sunday, Bali is also hosting the Art Bali exhibition at the AB • BC (Art Bali • Bali Collection) building in Nusa Dua until Nov. 9.


Pameran seni rupa kontemporer Art Bali, segera dibuka di gedung Art Bali • Bali Collection (AB • BC) di Bali Collection, ITDC Nusa Dua, Bali. . Gedung AB • BC adalah wujud dukungan BEKRAF (@bekrafid) yang dirancang untuk kemajuan ekonomi kreatif Indonesia, khususnya di Bali. Gedung 1000 m2 ini akan diresmikan melalui pameran seni rupa kontemporer Art Bali 2018 "Beyond the Myths", 9 Oktober 2018. . Selain ruang dalam, ruang luar adalah juga arena untuk bermacam kegiatan seni, budaya, dan industri kreatif lainnya, dimana pada Art Bali 2018 dijadikan sebagai panggung bagi karya-karya instalasi, patung, dan seni media baru. Dari 10 Oktober - 9 November, publik dapat menikmati dan mengapresiasi bermacam kemajuan seni rupa Indonesia & mancanegara di Art Bali. ---------- Art Bali contemporary art exhibition will be open today at Art Bali • Bali Collection (AB • BC) building in ITDC Nusa Dua, Bali. . AB • BC Building is a form of BEKRAF's (@bekrafid) support for the advancement of Indonesia's creative economy, especially in Bali. The opening of Art Bali 2018 contemporary art exhibition "Beyond the Myths" will also mark the inauguration of this 1000 m2 building on 9 October, 2018. . Not only the indoor space, the outdoor space as well is an area designed for various activities from art, cultural, and other creative industries, where during Art Bali 2018 it becomes a stage for installation works, sculptures and new media art. From 10 October to 9 November, public can enjoy and appreciate various advancements of Indonesian & foreign art in Art Bali. . #artbali #artexhibition #artbali2018 #contemporaryart #fineart #bali #art #artevent #imf2018 #am2018bali

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Themed "Beyond the Myths", the international contemporary art exhibition features 39 artists from various backgrounds, art disciplines as well as generations, such as I Made Wianta, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, Heri Dono and Mella Jaarsma, affording participants of the IMF-World Bank Meetings a glimpse into the country’s diverse contemporary arts.

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“These artists were selected based on the artistic practices, workmanship and their contributions in triggering the dynamics of contemporary visual art in Indonesia and internationally,” Ignatia Nilu, one of the curators, said in a press release.

The exhibition presents various types of artwork, including installations, paintings, interactive works, video art and photography.

Art Bali CEO and founder Heri Pemad said, “Through Art Bali, we intend to demonstrate our commitment to building and developing the ecosystem of art and culture, particularly in Bali. As a new artistic space, the Art Bali exhibition aims to make art enjoyable for people from various backgrounds.” (jes/wng)

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