Arts Collaboratory Assembly: Indonesia
Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory as the associate partner for Arts Collaboratory co-organizes the first Arts Collaboratory Assembly in Jakarta, together with Stichting Doen, Hivos, ruangrupa, and KUNCI Cultural Studies Centre. The Assembly brings together the 24 participating organizations of the network in Indonesia for a week-long series of encounters. It centers around a series of working groups addressing a variety of topics including crisis and post-crisis sites, alternative pedagogies, urban intervention, rewriting (art) histories in terms of organizational practices, ethics & aesthetics, commons, and different curatorial methods. The local hosts raungrupa and KUNCI have also arranged for visits to a number of local art and cultural spaces. While the majority of the program is not open to the public you can follow the discussion and trips through postings by Arts Collaboratory reporters on our blog. In case you are in town, you are very welcome to attend a series of public events and engage with Arts Collaboratory:
Tues 20 May 18h-21h at ruangrupa, Tebet Timur Dalam Raya No. 6, Jakarta Selatan 12820.
Arts Collaboratory showcase and introductory exhibition opening.
Fri 23 May 19h-21h at KUNCI Cultural Studies Centre, Jalan Ngadinegaran MJ III/100, Mantrijeron Yogyakarta 55143
Panel discussion among the Arts Collaboratory participants.
Sat 25 May 18h-21h at ruangrupa
Lecture and discussion with Rudolf Mrázek, an historian of modern southeast Asia and especially Indonesia, author of Engineers of Happy Land: Technology and Nationalism in a Colony (2002).