Rising 50: The Contemporary Art of Singapore & Indonesia


In honor of the 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Indonesia, PT Jakarta Land and the Singapore Tourism Board presents a selection of artworks by the leading Indonesian and Singaporean contemporary artists of this era; Chua Ek Kay – Putu Sutawijaya – Kinez Riza – Kumari Nahappan – Irfan Hendrian – Robert Zhao – Naufal Abshar – Kendra Ahimsa, curated by ISA Art Advisory. The event held its grand opening night on the 12th of September, 2017, with a delighted guest of honor, his excellency Mr. Anil Kumar Nayar the ambassador of Singapore in Indonesia.

Viewers can enjoy the month long exhibit which opens daily from the 12th of September – 12th of October at the World Trade Centre building 2 (WTC Complex), Jl. Jendral Sudirman Kav 29 – 31, Jakarta.

“I draw my inspirations from day-to-day life, especially the act of laughing. We often associate laughing with something humorous when in fact the behavior contains loads of layers beyond that — when you laugh, you can laugh at things that aren’t funny, such as when you are laughing at yourself or other people,” – Naufal Abshar

Full Article By Jakarta Post: Cross-cultural aesthetic dialogue

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