Sunday, September 21, 2008

Creativity and Global Networking

(Photo courtesy of Cemeti Art House)

Art Discussion
Nindityo Adipurnomo
on “Creativity and Global Networking”

Tuesday, September 23, 2008
at 7:30 pm

No admission, free!

Nindityo Adipurnomo was born in Semarang. He was trained as artist (major in painting) and graduated from The Art Institute of Indonesia, Yogyakarta. He also studied at The State Academy of Fine Arts, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1986—1987). With his wife Mella Jaarsma, he founded Cemeti Art House (since 1988).

He is going to present the concept of his latest works especially the collaborative one (with Mella) “The Last Animist 2008” showed at International Sculpture Exhibition 2008 “Grandeur” which was exhibited at Sonsbeek Park, Arnhem, The Netherlands, last summer. They were among 28 international artists from around the world who took part in.

The discussion is to show how artist not only relating to his own aesthetic sense and ratio but also embracing public as part of his art works. Nindityo also will tell us how important must artists spread their international networking in the global world.

The discussion is opened for public with no admission. The management of RSY invite young artists, art-workers, journalists, and art lovers to join it.
Supported by Cemeti Art House.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Outside the Words

Painting Exhibition
Di Luar Kata” / “Outside the Words
Acep Zamzam Noor
Sitok Srengenge

Friday, September 5, 2008 at 5:30 pm

Officiated by:
Nugroho Suksmanto

September 6—15, 2008

No admission, free.

ACEP ZAMZAM NOOR is a trained painter but also known as a poet. He studied visual arts in Faculty of Art and Design of Bandung Institute of Technology. Receiving fellowship for producing artworks in Italy and took part in workshops in the Philipines and Netherlands. From the year of 1980’s Acep had shown many exhibitions, solo or join events, in several cities in Indonesia and abroad.

SITOK SRENGENGE is one of 20 exceptional people in Asia choiced by Asiaweek as a leader for the millenium in society and culture. Sitok is famous as a poet or writer, has published some books, got several awards in literary, and joined with some international literary festival in the world.
In 2001 he received a Honorary Fellow International Writing Programme from University of Iowa, USA. In 2005 he got Honorary Fellow International Writing Programme from Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.
In visual arts’ field Sitok ever ran The Essence Gallery. The join exhibition titled “Outside the Words” at Rumah Seni Yaitu, Semarang, is his second exhibition after the one at Millenium Gallery in 2000.
Now, along with his counterparts in Utan Kayu Community, Sitok founded Salihara Community where he works as literary, theater, and visual arts curator.