• Flores, eastern Indonesia, 19th C. © Museum Nasional Indonesia, Photo by Arkadius 2016
  • Roy Villevoye, Preparations © Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden
  • Marangga © Museum Nasional Indonesia, Photo by Arkadius 2016
  • S. Sudjojono, Cap Go Meh, 1940 © Galeri Nasional Indonesia
  • Teguh Santosa - Satria Madakaripura 64-66
  • Jompet Kuswidananto, After Voices, Commissioned by Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Sydney, 2016.

Exhibitions

Ancestors & Rituals

Ancestors & Rituals 11 10 '17 > 14 01 '18 @ BOZAR. Ancestors are at the heart of all Indonesian societies. The rituals dedicated to them powerfully and poetically reflect the enormous diversity of the country.

Archipel

Archipel 25 10 '17 > 21 01 '18 @ La Boverie. For thousands of years, peoples and cultures from elsewhere have helped to forge the identity of the Indonesian archipelago, leaving their mark on the arts, myths and traditions.

Lifepatch

Lifepatch 16 09 '17 > 07 01 '18 @ M KHA. The Lifepatch collective is interested in the intertwined relationship of two major figures in Indonesia’s colonial past: Hans Christoffel and King Sisingamangaraja XII of the Bataks.

Comics in Indonesia (1929-2017)

Comics in Indonesia (1929-2017) Equatorial Imagination22 11 '17 > 21 01 '18 @ Bibliotheca Wittockiana. Extremely popular in Indonesia since the 1930s, the comic strip provides a unique view on the history and evolution of Indonesian society.

Prihatmoko Moki

Prihatmoko Moki The Soldiers without a King26 10 '17 > 16 12 '17 @ Muntpunt. Silkscreens, comic strips, drawing, painting and music: Moki has many strings to his bow. Muntpunt gives him carte blanche to create a fresco on its immense glass facade.

Leather Gods, Wooden Heroes

Leather Gods, Wooden Heroes 10 11 '17 > 11 03 '18 @ Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque. The museum revisits its vast and superb collection of traditional Indonesian shadow puppets and masks.

Inspiring Indonesia

Inspiring Indonesia 27 10 '17 > 12 11 '17 @ Zebrastraat. In Zebrastraat, five artists (Elisabeth Ida Mulyani, Ada Van Hoorebeke, Jimmy Hendrickx, Roy Villevoye and Dick Van Der Harst) enter into dialogue with ancient ritual objects from Indonesia