Systems, Agency And Other Guises: JIWA Jakarta Biennale 2017
The JIWA: Jakarta Biennale 2017 takes place in Jakarta, Indonesia this year. The programming dates are from November 4, 2017 to December 10, 2017. Featured are an expansive array of artists employing various practices and perspectives from Southeast Asia and abroad. Historically, the biennale was founded to showcase works of painting in 1974, which was an initiative of the Jakarta Arts Council. This years edition in total will showcase fifty-one artists works across numerous venues such as: The Museum of Fine Art and Ceramics, and the Jakarta History Museum, among others within the Jakarta city limits. The month duration of the programming permits an expansive lists of artists to present new works in a multiplicity of forms and encourages audience viewing, and engagement.