The Official Book of the Indonesia Pavilion at 55th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia

Published in conjunction with the opening of the groundbreaking Indonesia Pavilion in the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, the book Sakti is a timely introduction to contemporary Indonesian art-its past, present and future. French author and art critic Jean Couteau writes in intriguing overview of the cultural background against which modern and contemporary art in Indonesia evolved. In his essay, the Italian art critic Achille Bonito Oliva discusses the meaning of arts in the time of globalization. Art critic and journalist Carla Bianpoen and curator Rifky Effendy provide insights into the fascinating works created the artists participating in the pavilion: Albert Yonathan Setyawan, Eko Nugroho, Entang Wiharso, Titarubi, Sri Astari and Rahayu Supanggah. Profiles of the artists examine the lives and work of these talented individuals. Illustrated with compelling and colorful images and photos, the book offers a tantalizing look at Indonesian contemporary art today.

Product Details

Carla Bianpoen
Rifky Effendy
Jean Couteau
Achille Bonito Oliva
Fendi Siregar

Publisher Bumi Purnati Indonesia

Publication date June 2013


Pages 119
Product dimensions 21 x 29,7 cm
Paper material Tatami White 150 gr
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