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Ari Bayuaji explores superficial judgment in ‘Golden’

  • Teddy Hans

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, July 18 2019   /  02:58 am
Judgment call: A visitor takes in Ari Bayuaji's newest project “Golden” with its minimalist setup. (Courtesy of Ari Bayuaji)

Judgment call: A visitor takes in Ari Bayuaji's newest project “Golden” with its minimalist setup. (Courtesy of Ari Bayuaji)Mostly splitting his time between Canada and Bali, Indonesian artist Ari Bayuaji is globetrotting again with his latest exhibition, “Golden”, currently open in Düsseldorf, Germany. Indonesian artist Ari Bayuaji has made a career out of taking everyday objects and putting his own creative twist on them to create artwork full of symbolism and meaning.His latest project, “Golden”, does exactly this. During his residency in Düsseldorf, Germany, Ari decided to tackle the complex issues of immigration and discrimination.As an Indonesian who splits his time between Quebec in Canada and Bali, Ari has seen firsthand how outsiders can be treated.“Living as an immigrant in Canada, I have witnessed some challenging situations where color, ethnic background, ...