Weekend Talks

25 November 2017

Artist' talks at the museum, open for public

The museum will hold regular artists’ talks every weekend, in an effort to educate the public on art. The events are opened to public, free of admission. Follow our social media channels and subscribe to our newsletter for updates on the featured artists and topics on discussion.

 

25 November 2017 at 1 pm : Heri Dono

Heri Dono is a contemporary Indonesian artist known for his figurative paintings, often portraying the complicated picture of Indonesian society and politics. Throughout his practive Dono often confronts violence and social turmoil combining diverse sources of material such as wayang and Western pop culture in his paintings, drawings, sculptures, performances and installations.

 

26 November 2017 at 1 pm : Djoko Pekik

Known for his satirical social-political critiques, Djoko Pekik took imageries from wayang and Javanesse traditional dance and incorporates them into paintings and sculptures. He began his study at Indonesia Academy of Arts (ASRI), Yogyakarta in 1957 and co-founded Sanggar Bumi Tarung. In 1990s, he emerged as one of Indonesia’s most renowned painters through his satirical paintings against corruption and capitalism.

 

 

 

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