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Spotlight on artists at 'Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia' exhibition

Wening Gitomartoyo
Wening Gitomartoyo

The Jakarta Post

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Canberra, Australia  /  Sat, October 12, 2019  /  01:08 pm
Spotlight on artists at 'Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia' exhibition

'Staging Collectivism' installation by Jompet Kuswidananto exhibited in the 'Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia' at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra, Australia. (JP/Wening Gitomartoyo)

The ongoing “Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia” art exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia (NGA), Canberra, features the work of 24 established and emerging Indonesian artists. It is the largest exhibition of contemporary Indonesian art ever in Australia, with topics that range from the art market, sexuality and gender roles to the environment in the 21st century in the form of paintings, sculptures, installations, moving images, photography, textiles, live performances and a film series. The exhibiting artists include Tisna Sanjaya, Melati Suryodarmo, Entang Wiharso, Eko Nugroho, Tromarama, Octora, I Gusti Ayu Kadek Murniasih, Tita Salina and Albert Yonathan Setyawan. Open until Oct. 27, the last few weeks of the exhibition still offer the opportunity to experience the compelling and intriguing works of the artists. As co-curator Alia Swastika said, &l...