by Yunyi Lau
Jakarta is always a good place to check out art - its vibrant community spirit of sharing is never one to disappoint. Here our some of our picks for what to check out if you are in the city this month!
I too am untranslatable
Deden Durahman, Jabbar Muhammad, Kelvin Atmadibrata, and Theresia Agustina Sitompul
14 July - 13 August 2017
Curated by Roy Voragen, this group exhibition features a diverse selection of artists from Jakarta, bandung and Jogjakarta working in mediums such as photography, printmaking, installation and performance art.
"Benched" by Kelvin Atmadibrata at Ruci Art Space
Image courtesy of Ruci Art Space
Kecil Itu Indah 15
Abdi Setiawan, Anton Subiyanto, Agung Prabowo (Agung), Ugo Untoro, Nasirun and many many more!
25 July - 13 August 2017
'Kecil Itu Indah' is an exhibition that Edwin's Gallery has hosted previously that showcases smaller pieces of artworks by local and international artists.
An installation view of 'Kecil Itu Indah 15' at Edwin's Gallery
Image courtesy of Edwin's Gallery
Menumpuk di Atas Hamparan - solo exhibition by Iabadiou Piko
26 July - 31 August 2017
A solo exhibition of Iabadiou Piko, 'Menumpuk di Atas Hamparan' showcases powerful strokes, tangled and dense lines that reflect his social and spiritual experience in today's contemporary world.
An installation view of Ibadiou Piko's works at D Gallerie
Image courtesy of @tansiuli
Matra Baru can's
FX Harsono Ivan Sagita, Eddie Hara, Win Dwi laksono, Heri Dono, Sally Smart, Agung Mangu Putra, Eddie Prabandono and
8 August - 28 August 2017
Can's Gallery unveils a new space with a huge bang! Featuring a group show with some of the biggest names in the Indonesian art scene, 'Matra Baru Can's' is a show not to be missed.
One of the works in the show is this piece by Eddie Hara
Image courtesy of the artist and Can's Gallery
Menolak Sekaligus Merengkuh (At Once to Reject and Embrace
Abdi Setiawan, Handiwirman Saputra, Jumaldi Alfi, M. Irfan and more
8 August - 28 August 2017
A group exhibition that focuses on Minangkabau culture's matrilineal system of inheritance and matriarchal culture that consists of the dichotomy of rejecting and embracing.
Nadi Gallery's 'Menolak Sekaligus Merengkuh (At Once to Reject and Embrace)' is a group show featuring Indonesian contemporary artists
Image courtesy of Nadi Gallery
8 August - 10 September 2017
Tokyo-based artist Kei Imazu presents her new body of work upon completing her residency at OPQR Studio.
The poster for Kei Imazu's exhibition at ROH Proejcts
Image courtesy of ROH Projects
11 August - 13 August 2017
The Jakarta edition of Singapore art fair, Art Stage returns again for another edition - expect amazing large-scale works!
Art Stage Jakarta returns again for another edition this year
Image courtesy of Luxartasia
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