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19 October 2021

#CeritaResidensi: Pengetahuan Lokal untuk Ketahanan Pangan

Mama Fun memiliki nama asli Marlinda Nau, Fun diambil dari nama anaknya. Ia adalah salah satu anggota dari Lakoat.Kujawas dan memiliki fokus pada pengembangan pangan […]
19 October 2021

#CeritaResidensi: Perjalanan Wisisi Asep Nayak

Asep Nayak lahir di Wamena pada 11 Januari 1999. Ia merupakan seorang mahasiswa broadcasting dan fotografi. Sehari-hari, sepulang dari kampus, Asep sering melanjutkan kegiatannya dengan […]
18 October 2021

Sambal Luat and the Spirit of City Farmers’ Food Spirit

In commemoration of World Food Day 2021, an event titled Pasar Tiban #1 Purbayan has taken place on Sunday (17/10). The event, which was organized […]
17 October 2021

Time Stopped By Wisisi

Stumbling to follow the steps of composing electronic music, he approached me. While guiding my fingers to press the correct button, he said, “We are […]
17 October 2021

Deceiving Fraudsters, Between Fake Honey and Reports to Bawaslu

“Hello, Bawaslu?  I want to report a fraud.” Followed by giggles from the audience, that’s the quote that sticks in my memory after watching Jastip: […]
13 October 2021

Curatorial Speech: Locality in Oceania

We are entering the second week of the Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6 2021. If a few days ago the Biennale Forum presented participating artists, […]
13 October 2021

Mollo and Wintaos Against Urban Temptation

Tuesday (12/10), the sun at 02.00 p.m was not able to sting us inside Pawon Pagesangan. Proven by how we were able to enjoy thiwul […]
11 October 2021

Remembering Gunawan Maryanto, “Sakuntala, I’m leaving”

A song called “Yang Tak Pernah Ada” or “One Whose Never There”, opened the event that night. The audience was lost in its strains. The […]
10 October 2021

What the President of Tidore Said about Locality, Modernity, and Identity

Spectators filled the Ajiyasa Hall, Jogja National Museum, Sunday (10/10). That afternoon, a discussion forum called “Counter-Internationalism and Beyond Local” was held as part of […]
10 October 2021

The Relationship Between Art Collectives and Art Institutionalism

The third day of the Biennale Forum on Sunday (10/10) was quite different. The concept is no longer a seminar, but a Focus Group Discussion […]
9 October 2021

Art as an Effort to Seize History and Preserve the Memory of the Land

In addition to the moderator, Lisistrata Lusandiana, there’s also Mumtaz Khan Chopan on the podium, an artist from Afghanistan who was also involved in the […]
9 October 2021

Museums and Liberation Powers

Saturday (9/10) around 10.00 a.m the Biennale Forum Curatorial Practice Panel A bench was attended by the moderator and speakers. From the left of the […]
8 October 2021

Keris, Festival, and Attempting to Interpret Myth

The man in red raised his hand to ask a question. He’s welcomed and given a mic. “If myth is merely a smoke, then what […]
8 October 2021

Art Work Exploration and Cultural Preservation

The city of Yogyakarta is cloudy. The drizzle that started to fall did not stop people from doing their activities. It’s the same at the […]
7 October 2021

What the Journalists Said About Eastern Indonesia and Oceania After Visiting the Biennale Jogja XVI

He clamped the cigarette in his mouth, pulled it out, then exhaled. “Eastern Indonesia,” Aryo Bimo, a journalist from Jogja Info whom I intercepted at […]
7 October 2021

The Opening of Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6: East as Gateway to Oceanian Waves

The clouds seemed reluctant to appear again when the front yard of the Jogja National Museum (JNM) began to fill with invitees. Most of the […]
7 October 2021

Mother Bank Band, Music Without Bank Interest and Instalments

A loud crowd greeted the Mother Bank Band mothers who filled the main stage of the Jogja National Museum (JNM) on Wednesday (6/10) night. Wearing […]
6 October 2021

Mother Bank: Mimicry of Non-Formal Banking Institutions

The booth was quite conspicuous. Amongst the cream-colored exhibition booths, the space gives off its bright feel. The combination of blue and yellow, as well […]
6 October 2021

The Serar Dance: A Form of Struggle from the Land of Papua

Before the façade art is the spot where the Opening Ceremony of the Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6 at the Jogja National Museum (JNM) complex […]
6 October 2021

First, There’s Black, Afterwards, Resistance

There stood four people. Two men, two women. It appears that a sturdy woman with white hair dressed them in suits made of bark. She’s […]
6 October 2021

Away from the Horizon, the Sun Sets in Museum and Clay

This afternoon I should be watching the sunset with my co-workers. But no, we had to go to Tirtonirmolo, Kasihan, to visit the opening of […]
6 October 2021

Venue Indie Art House Preview: Korea State Chambers Konnect Asean Hack*ng Dom*est*cit*

The weather in Jogja was quite friendly that night, after the scorching heat during the day. The journey to Indie Art House went smoothly, though […]
6 October 2021

Officially Opened, Biennale Jogja XVI Gains Appreciations

Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6 2021 is officially opened. The art exhibition and various supporting activities that bring together Indonesia and Oceania will be held […]
6 October 2021

Soya-Soya Dance Hits the Opening of the Biennale Jogja XVI

Shortly after the host addressed the audience, there was the sound of stomping feet. Apparently, on the west side of the stage, a line of […]
6 October 2021

Maritime Dinner

The cigarette in his mouth was alight when I tapped his shoulder. Get acquainted. “I’m Rofiq from Broken Pitch,” he said after I introduced myself. […]
6 October 2021

Archive Reading: Spreading the Decolonialization Discourse, A Decade of Biennale Jogja Equator Series Exhibition

The air was quite hot when several media crews visited the Yogyakarta Cultural Park building on Tuesday (5/10). 12 journalists took part in the preview […]
5 October 2021

Covering A Preview: Media Preview of the XVI Biennale Jogja Archive Exhibition

“Has it started?” “Not yet. I’ve also just arrived,” I said when the clock showed 10:55 a.m. Ayu, a journalist for Radar Jogja, conversed with […]
5 October 2021

Art Ideas from A Media Worker’s Lenses

The afternoon sun illuminated the statue of R.J. Katamsi at the Jogja National Museum (JNM) complex. Six people from Biennale Jogja (BJ) XVI Equator #6’s […]
5 October 2021

Game of the Archive Exhibition, Arranging Puzzle Ideas for the Biennale Jogja for 10 Years

Like a puzzle, the Jogja Biennale Archive Exhibition tries to assemble every idea that seems to have been cut off throughout the 10 years of […]
1 October 2021

Four Exhibitions, 70-ish Programs, Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6 is Ready To Go

Around forty journalist accounts managed to show up in the Zoom app’s screen that day. While four speakers plus one moderator took the spotlight in […]
30 September 2021

Re-Imagine Bikon Blewut; Efforts to Live

The Kahe Maumere Community together with the STFK Ledalero Senate Student were involved in organizing an exhibition titled Re-Imagine Bikon Blewut (R-IBB). As part of […]
28 September 2021

Frozen Memories of the Diaspora

Although the Zoom video is not smooth, the image conveyed is clear:  Javanese Life. The scene opens with the sound of the Yasinan, then replaced […]
25 September 2021

Mother Bank, Between Interest (Riba) and Solution to Economic Problems

Mother Bank is a project by Badan Kajian Pertanahan (BKP) or Land Study Agency at Jatiwangi to address the dig another hole to cover the […]