Finally, the Indonesia-China Art Association got the long anticipated honor in bridging Indonesian artists to participate in the celebrated Beijing International Art Bienalle (BIAB) in National Art Museum of China, Beijing.
The theme this time around is The Silk Road and The World’s Civilization. In the 7th installation of BIAB that went on from September 24th – October 15th 2017, the Indonesian pavilion was part of the Special Exhibitions category. The curator, Kus Indarto, succesfully brought together Camelia Mitasari Hasibuan (Memory of the Silk Road), Chusin Setiadikara (Traceback), I Putu Edy Asmara (Exchange), Erizal As (Rabab Minang), Gatot Indrajati (Flying Ryukin), Ivan Sagita (Everybody has Silk Road, Januri (Many Roads Lead to Beijing dan Hard Work), Johan Abi Tobing (Three Women in Javanese Costume, Catwalk 1, and Dancing Girl).
Also Joni Ramlan Wiono (Two Harmonious Culture, Golden Moment dan Village of Two Cultures), Made Gede Paramahita (Hope for the World dan Where is the Way), I Made Wianta (Black and White Eagles dan Golden Poems), Mangu Putra (Small Flowers in the Jungle), Nasirun (Mark), Nyoman Nuarta (Legenda Borobudur III), Franciscus Sigit Santoso (Year of Rooster), Ugy Sugiarto (The Meaning of Friendship dan The Power of Love), serta Yince Djuwidja (Unity in Diversity Bhinneka Tunggal Ika).
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