31 October – 12 December 2020
16albermarle Challenge Area
16 Albermarle St Newtown NSW 2042
Pasar Seni (Indonesian Artwork Market)
31 October – 12 December 2020
The modern artwork included Indonesia calling 2020 is made in response to the pandemic’s affect on every artist’s apply, group and the nation as a complete. Indonesia is among the many 30 nations most affected by the pandemic, with the World Well being Organisation confirming 257,388 instances as of Friday 25 September 2020. By presenting an image of life on the bottom in Indonesia, the exhibition goals to boost consciousness in Australia and to encourage help initiatives in any type. All proceeds from artwork gross sales will return to the artists and their communities.
The title Indonesia calling 2020 echoes the title of an Australian documentary directed by Joris Ivens in 1946. The movie describes an important effort by each Australians and Indonesians to refuse the service of Dutch ships containing arms and ammunition destined for Indonesia to suppress the nation’s independence motion. Impressed by an identical camaraderie, Indonesia calling 2020 is our option to lend a serving to hand to the Indonesian folks. It hopes to parallel historic efforts the place small teams of involved Australians had been capable of activate inside their sphere of affect to contribute to bigger efforts to assist the Indonesian folks.
Offered by the Australia Indonesia Artwork Discussion board, Indonesia calling 2020 is a partnership between 16albermarle Challenge Area, Challenge Eleven and Indo Artwork Hyperlink—three entities which have been invested for a number of years in constructing a connection between the humanities and artists in Indonesia and Australia. The exhibition goals to strengthen hyperlinks inside their networks whereas supporting artists, who in flip assist their communities throughout the close-knit Indonesian artwork scene.
The challenge contains each a curated gallery exhibition together with 30 main artists at 16albermarle Challenge Area, and a web-based presentation, Pasar Seni, working with Indonesian artwork collectives.
The gallery exhibition Indonesia calling 2020 is a by-invitation exhibition through which a few of Indonesia’s main artists have made new work responding to the present scenario going through artists and the final inhabitants. It is going to be modelled on group fundraising exhibitions typically held in Indonesian collectives, with many artists presenting new work.
Taking part artists embrace Agung Prabowo, Anang Saptoto, Argya Dhyaksa, Arwin Hidayat, Citra Sasmita, Deka Dermawan, Dias Prabu, Enka Komariah, Erika Ernawan, Fika Ria Santika, Fitriani Dwi Kurniasih (Fitri), Ignatius Yosef Wendy Tri Setyoko (Wenski), Ipehnur Beresyit, Maharani Mancanagara, Maria Indriasari, Meicy Sitorus, Mohamad Yusuf (Ucup), Mohammad Taufiq (emte), Prihatmoko Moki, Restu Ratnaningtyas, Restu Taufik, Robet Olga, Ruth Marbun, Sarita Ibnoe, Sekarputri Sidhiawati (Puti), Surya Wirawan, Theresia Agustina Sitompul and Yaya Sung.
For the Pasar Seni Indonesian artwork collectives can be invited to current a collection of work by artists of their group by way of a web-based presentation in pdf format. The artworks can be out there to buy direct from the artists in Indonesia, with help from exhibition organisers the place required. As many of those collectives at the moment are actively supporting their native neighbourhoods, via group kitchens and different providers, this is a chance to increase their networks and to help them of their efforts to maintain these providers long run.
Invited collectives embrace AceHouse Collective, Futuwonder, Grafis Huru Hara, Grafis Minggiran, Needle N’Bitch, Omnispace, Ruang Mes56, Studio Tempa, SURVIVE!Storage, Taring Padi and others.