Located in Indonesia, Langgeng Art Foundation (LAF)
is a contemporary art institution facilitating various kinds of art creation, presentation and discussion, especially in relation to strategic ways in the growth and development of Indonesian contemporary art. LAF was founded in 2010 by Deddy Irianto, founder and manager of Langgeng Gallery, Magelang, Indonesia.
Documentary gives stage to miners’ struggle in Papua
Ika Krismantari, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta | Tue, 02/28/2012 12:46 PM
The voices of local workers in the world’s largest gold and copper mine controlled by the US-based mining giant Freeport McMoRan in Papua can be heard loud and clear in a new documentary that chronicles the biggest strike in the company’s history.
Jakarta Globe, Bramantyo Prijosusilo | November 22, 2011
Transparency and accountability are universally accepted as the cornerstones of good governance. With neither present in Papua, we can be sure that the natural riches of the region will never come to benefit local communities, but will rather bring about the so-called “resource curse” in the form of economic, cultural, social and political strife and ecological disaster.
Artist’s mockery of violence gets real
Bambang Muryanto, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta | Thu, 02/16/2012 8:51 AM
Artist Bramantyo Prijosusilo’s planned street performance that criticizes rampant violence was forcefully aborted after he himself experienced it for real.
Kenali|Rangkai|Pakai (recognize I Bundle I Use) or abbreviated KRP is an independent community that was formed with purpose of conducting various project to development types of instrument or media-based art. Media in this condition, its not only from music development, but also include visual, lighting, and artistic. KRP concern of applied technology on variety of arts, this can be made independently from artist.
Text by Alia Swastika (Curator of Biennale Jogja XI) post from Biennale Jogja XI
Philosophy is questions that may never be answered. Religion is answers that may never be questioned. ~Author Unknown
The Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde (KITLV) / Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies KITLV