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Jakarta Post

Dunia Dalam Berita a peek into artists’ struggle against New Order

  • Josa Lukman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, May 22 2019   /  03:02 am

All is good: Bandung-based contemporary artist Tisna Sanjaya explores the visual elements of New Order propaganda. Ten renowned artists reflect on their experience prior to and during the Reform Era in the Dunia Dalam Berita exhibition at Museum MACAN.Bandung-based artist Tisna Sanjaya’s installation brings oddly familiar imagery from the New Order.The installation includes two self-portraits — one in military uniform, and the other clad in a yellow shirt bearing the logo of Golkar, which was then-president Soeharto’s political vehicle from 1971 until the end of his regime in 1998.Tisna is among 10 renowned contemporary artists featured in Dunia Dalam Berita (World in News), an exhibition in the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (Museum MACAN).The exhibition takes its name from the daily news program run by state-owned television network TVRI and that had to b...