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Innes Indreswari Soekanto: Sculpting her own comeback

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, July 5 2008   /  12:21 pm

For some time, not much has been said or heard about independent sculptor Innes Indreswari Soekanto. Some people have even gone as far as taking her name off the list of the country's sculptors, thinking she wouldn't be back. However, time has proven them wrong. Innes is back, internationally, invited to take part in the upcoming 3rd Beijing International Art Biennale 2008, while one of her other works is currently competing in the final round of the Oita Sculpture Competition 2008 in Japan. She has also been invited to participate in the Beijing Olympic Fine Art Exhibition, which will coincide with the Olympic Games this August. Her fellow lecturers at the sculpture studio of the Bandung Technology Institute's (ITB) School of Fine Art reacted to these developments with amazement. "How did you do it? Who's supporting you?" were among the many quest...