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‘Influx: Inauguration’ show marks birth of new creative space

  • The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Thu, January 28 2021   /  01:00 am
Appetite for destruction: Eddi Prabandono’s work 'Greedy' (chair, dinner plates and plants; 2016) pokes fun at people’s selfish desire. The work, first shown at the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale in 2016, is exhibited at Influx: Inauguration at Ruang Dini creative space in Bandung.(Courtesy of Ruang Dini/-)

At a time when so many things are restricted, a new creative space has opened its doors, offering a place to interact and spark conversations. Rumah Dini creative space, located in the heart of the West Java provincial capital Bandung, brings together 12 artists from diverse backgrounds and media for the “Influx: Inauguration” exhibition, which runs until Feb. 7. Held offline, with health protocols in place, the ongoing exhibition is the first in the two-part opening exhibition, with the second one scheduled for March, with different artists. The exhibition’s curator Ganjar Gumilar explained in a statement that the theme “Influx” was chosen not just to reflect on the number of participating artists but also the diverse artwork being presented. Twelve artists come from different cities, including Bali, Jakarta and Yogyakarta. Some, he said, could ...