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Primitive Mornings: Science and natural history through contemporary art

Josa Lukman
Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Mon, December 9, 2019  /  02:52 pm
Primitive Mornings: Science and natural history through contemporary art

The exhibition Primitive Mornings displays artwork by Filippo Sciascia at Rubanah Underground Hub in Central Jakarta. (JP/Josa Lukman)

Art and science look very much like two different realms, but Filippo Sciascia harmonizes the two in his latest solo exhibition. The Italian artist has always been interested in science, despite – or because of – his background in the arts. Perhaps this fascination was prominent in his Lux Lumina project in 2014, where Sciascia turned light into his muse, pondering on the significance of the source of life for humanity. His latest exhibition, Primitive Mornings, is no different. Juxtaposed: Sciascia highlighted two materials that appear to be detached from one another, but share the same origins. (JP/Josa Lukman) Held at Rubanah Underground Hub in Central Jakarta until Jan. 11, the exhibition is part of the celebrations on the occasion of the 15th Italian Contemporary Art Day by the Embassy of Italy and the Istituto Italiano di Cultura. Primitive M...