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Lumbung Nuquí

From November 29 to December 4, 2021, the #LumbungNuquí was held in Nuquí, Chocó, a meeting organized by the Fundación Más Arte Más Acción (MAMA) to share and strengthen the cultural processes with which they have become entangled. Lumbung Nuquí brought together the projects and organizations that are part of the MAMA ecosystem to exchange…

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documenta and a Conversation

by Putra Hidayatullah Arnold Bode was 50 years old when he requested a colleague to add the letter “a” at the end of the word “document” to name an art event. When this happened, the Second World War had just ended. The war had also deeply affected the art scene in Germany. Previously, in July…

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Majelis Lumbung Indonesia

As a continuation and what had been purposed since FIXER was initiated in 2010, to form a network that can be connected in the future, support and share each other, therefore a joint initiative called Lumbung Indonesia emerged. It started with 12 organizations/art collectives located in various regions in Indonesia. In early November 2021 at…

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documenta fifteen Announces Exhibiting Lumbung Artists

  Nine months ahead of its opening, documenta fifteen announces the exhibiting lumbung artists. The term “lumbung artist” refers to the practice of lumbung, which is at the heart of documenta fifteen and which also underlies the collaboration between the Artistic Direction ruangrupa and the participating artists. Meetings in smaller and larger working groups, so-called…

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Gudskul Ekosistem 2021-2022 Open Submission

Gudskul Ekosistem invites art collectives to join Gudskul Collective Study Submission opens until September 5, 2021. For our 4th edition of our Gudskul Collective Study, Gudskul Ekosistem is open for new possibilities to invite inter-local collectives who’s interested in joining this one year program. Gudskul Collective Study open for those who lives in these specific…

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A Solo Exhibition by Abi Rama – Drawing Drawings

RURU Gallery presents A Solo Exhibition by Abi Rama “Drawing Drawings” Curator: Gesyada Siregar Opening: Saturday, 6 November 2021, 7 pm RURU Gallery Gudskul Ekosistem, Jl. Durian Raya 30A, Jagakarsa, Jakarta Selatan Exhibition: 6 – 27 November 2021 Open Tuesday to Sunday from 1 pm – 7 pm (except Monday and National Holiday) Through more…

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Speculative Collective – Sharjah Biennial 14

Speculative Collective, 2019 SB14 Activation Collections Building, Sharjah Part of Sharjah Biennial 14: ‘Leaving the Echo Chamber’ 2019 Gudskul: Contemporary Art Collective and Ecosystem Studies is a public learning space established by three Jakarta-based art collectives: Grafis Huru Hara, ruangrupa and Serrum. It was founded to promote what Gudskul calls ‘B-knowledge’, referring to B-movies and…

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Collecting Memories: The Village of Paper-Making for Thousands of Years

Collecting Memories: The Village of Paper-Making for Thousands of Years “Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence”,Shiyan, Jiajiang, Chengdu, China Cosmopolis #1.5 invited two interdisciplinary collectives – Arquitectura Expandida from Colombia and Gudskul (ruangrupa, Serrum, and Grafis Huru Hara) from Indonesia – to Shiyan village in Jiajiang County for residencies engaging with local communities. They initiated collaborative processes…

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A Solo Exhibition by Arief Rachman – Efek Rumah Tangga?

  A Solo Exhibition by Arief Rachman – Efek Rumah Tangga? Curator: MG Pringgotono Opening: Friday, 23 Maret 2018 19.00 WIB Exhibition: 24 March – 15 April 2018 RURU Gallery Hall A2-Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem Jl. Pancoran Timur II No. 4 Cikoko, Pancoran, Jakarta   The works in his exhibition this time were done by Arman…

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A Solo Exhibition by Ube – Pemandangan (Landscape)

  A Solo Exhibition by Ube – Pemandangan (Landscape) After the last 2 years working on many group exhibition art projects, this time RURU Gallery started 2018 by presenting the UBE Solo Exhibition “Pemandangan” (Landscape). This exhibition marks the first solo exhibition at RURU Gallery which is now located at Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem. Opening: Friday,…

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Walkie Talkie Session XVII

WALKIE TALKIE: a hanging out telling stories conducted by ruangrupa to connect with some friends where proximity doesn’t refer to something geographical or physical. It’s about stories on what it means to work and to live together. WALKIE TALKIE Hanging Out, Telling Stories Session XVII Host and Storyteller Gesyada Siregar (Curator, Gudskul Ecosystem, Jakarta) Guests…

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Walkie Talkie Session XVI

WALKIE TALKIE: a hanging out telling stories conducted by ruangrupa to connect with some friends where proximity doesn’t refer to something geographical or physical. It’s about stories on what it means to work and to live together. WALKIE TALKIE Hanging Out, Telling Stories Session XVI In the mood for groove Host and Storyteller: Iramamama (Jakarta/Kassel)…

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Walkie Talkie Session XV

WALKIE TALKIE: a hanging out telling stories conducted by ruangrupa to connect with some friends where proximity doesn’t refer to something geographical or physical. It’s about stories on what it means to work and to live together. Host & Storyteller: Narpati Awangga a.k.a. oomleo (artist, Jakarta) Guest & Storyteller: Martin Suryajaya (writer, Jakarta) Thursday, 15…

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ruangrupa (2000-2014)

ruangrupa (spelled and written with a lowercase ‘r’) was founded in Jakarta in 2000 by a group of artists. the founders felt that there was a great necessity for “space” (physically and mentally) in Jakarta, where artists could work intensively and could direct their attention more to means of analysis and less to means of…

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