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‘Trajectory’ A decade of Lawangwangi creative space

  • Carla Bianpoen

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Thu, April 23 2020   /  02:08 am

Delicate: In his paper handcut work, titled Invisible Monster, artist Mujahidin Nurrahman points to the chaotic mess of current situations.The exhibition “Trajectory” at Lawangwangi Creative Space in Bandung, West Java, showcases works – both virtually or by appointment – by 10 artists who have made make their mark in the past decade with innovations in concepts and materials.Lawangwangi, which literally means “alluring gate”, had its 10th anniversary in late March.

The creative space, set up by mathematician Andonowati, rose from the initial “Art and Science Estate”, combining a gallery and a science lab, to a splendid entity called “Lawangwangi” which supports and promotes Indonesian artists to an elevated level.

Standing out in its endeavor in the past decade is, among others, the Bandung Contemporary Art Awards (BaCAA), which has gained a reputation ...