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Weekly Picks: Indonesia (25 February – 3 March 2019)

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Top Picks of Indonesia art events in Bali and Jakarta from 25 February – 3 March 2019

At Sudakara Art Space in Bali, Arya Trimini Putra is attempting to create 1000 paintings in 30 days and you can participate in this record-breaking attempt. This interactive event is part of the Art is Unlimited exhibition. Inspired by his life, Arya created the works in this exhibition to remind visitors of unconditional love. The exhibition and the live painting takes place everyday from 10 AM to 10 PM from now until 16 March 2019. For more information, email events@sudamalaresorts.com.

If you haven’t, this is the last week to catch Arahmaiani’s The Past has not Passed exhibition at Museum Macan in Jakarta. This exhibition is a major survey and collection of over 70 pieces of paintings, installations, and re-enactment of iconic performances that Arahmaiani had created since 1980s until today. Arahmaiani, who has been a significant player in Indonesia and global art scene, often uses her art as a social activism to make commentary on gender, social, and cultural issues. The Past has not Passed exhibition closes on 10 March 2019. For more information it, click here.

On Saturday, Art:1 New Museum in Jakarta is screening What They Don’t Talk About, When They Talk About Love. This film shares stories of teenagers at a high school for the visually impaired in Jakarta and their worries, dreams, hope and relationships with others and how we all have the same stories after all.  Film screening starts at 7 pm on Saturday, 2 March 2019. Ticket is IDR 50,000. To RSVP, WhatsApp at +6281517854042. For more information, visit Art:1’s Instagram page, here.

Also on Saturday, there will be an opening of the exhibition Poros Bandung (Bandung Axis) at Komunitas Salihara. This exhibition presents works of art makers from various generations who are all alumni of ITB’s visual art programme, who are collectively known as “Mazhab Bandung”. Through this exhibition, these art makers intend to talk about development of art in the modern world in relation to socio-cultural matters. Opening for Poros Bandung will take place at 7 PM on Saturday. For more information on the exhibition, click here.

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