Main Program | Where is Indonesian Art Going

27 Oct 2022 14:00 - 15:00
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Indonesian art is as diverse and dynamic as the extraordinary cultures that flourish across the archipelago, with many artists fusing traditional with new techniques. Join our photo journey in tracing the development of contemporary art in Indonesia with Aaron Seeto, director of Museum MACAN, and artist Saras Dewi. How does the arts ecosystem involve galleries and museums in the post-pandemic era? And how does contemporary Indonesian art identify in the midst of a cosmopolitan and cross-border art climate?
Seni Indonesia sama beragam dan dinamisnya dengan budaya yang berkembang di seluruh nusantara bersama banyak seniman yang memadukan tradisional dengan teknik baru. Bergabunglah dalam perjalanan kami menelusuri perkembangan seni rupa kontemporer di Indonesia bersama Aaron Seeto, direktur Museum MACAN dan seniman Saras Dewi. Bagaimana ekosistem seni melibatkan galeri dan museum di era pascapandemi? Dan bagaimana seni rupa kontemporer Indonesia mengidentifikasi diri di tengah iklim seni yang kosmopolitan dan lintas batas? 


Jewel Topsfield

Jewel Topsfield is the Social Affairs Editor at The Age and was formerly the Indonesia correspondent of The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald. In 2016 she won the Lowy …

Aaron Seeto

Aaron Seeto is an artist and the Director of the Modern and Contemporary Art in Nusantara (MACAN) in Jakarta. He studied for a Bachelor of Arts at Wollongong University. His …

Saras Dewi

Saras Dewi Putri is a Balinese poet, activist, and academic. She is a lecturer at the University of Indonesia in the fields of Ecofeminism, Ecological Philosophy, Eastern Philosophy, Literary Philosophy, …

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