Inside Jakarta’s hottest new art show

SEA GLOBE | Holly Robertson:

As Enin Supriyanto, bespectacled and engaging, makes a point about Indonesian contemporary art, an audiovisual installation provides an unusual backing track to his comments. Supriyanto is standing in the middle of Expose, an exhibition he curated for the inaugural edition of Art Stage Jakarta. A collection of artworks owned by some of Indonesia’s most prominent collectors, the show provides a glimpse of the tastes of the wealthy, with each piece chosen to reflect their wider collections – from “data.tron”, the installation by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda, which is owned by Wiyu Wahono, to a piece from Deddy Kusuma’s private hoard – Indonesian contemporary master Nyoman Masriadi’s “Serta Merta”… Read more