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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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Flashback From 2020 For documenta fifteen Towards 2022

We would like to share stories from the on going process of preparing for documenta fifteen towards 2022, which begins with a series of flashbacks from 2020. Since being appointed as the artistic directors of documenta fifteen, we have worked through different time zones, between Kassel and Jakarta. We also had the opportunity to pay…

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Film Premiere: JAKARTA JAKARTA!

See the world film premiere JAKARTA JAKARTA! a film by Vincent Moon at LeeGuessWho? ON/OFF https://on.leguesswho.com/lineup/premiere-jakarta-jakarta-a-film-by-vincent-moon  this SAT, 14 NOV 2020 at 15.00 CET and SUN, 15 NOV 2020 at 12.10 CET. Jakarta Jakarta! is a unique sonic portrait of Indonesia’s megacity and its chaos. It ranges from Dangdut street musicians to Gamelan theatre ensemble,…

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Lumbung Story

Seven skinny cows gobble seven fat ones. They sequentially appear in your dream. Seven dry wheat stalks and seven wet wheat stems emerge. You are awake. Your mind is struck by the dream’s oddness. You have a hunch that it is a sign, perhaps a message from the universe? The increasing confusion leads you to…

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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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ruangruparasite – Cosmopolis #1: Collective Intelligence

COSMOPOLIS #1 COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE 18 OCTOBER – 18 DECEMBER 2017 GALLERY 3, LEVEL 1 CENTRE POMPIDOU, PARIS, FRANCE The Centre Pompidou presents the first edition of Cosmopolis, a new platform that highlights research-based artistic practices and a renewed engagement with theories of cosmopolitanism. Through micro-residencies, research, exhibitions, talks, performances, and screenings, Cosmopo- lis highlights a…

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ruru.zip: New Edition

ruru.zip: New Edition  SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now” July 5, 2017 – October 23, 2017 The National Art Center, Tokyo, Special Exhibition & Mori Art Museum Gallery 2E ruangrupa project for SunShower exhibition. They showing the installation of archives that span around 17 years of their existence. This collection focus on…

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RRREC Fest At The Museum 2017

Museum Nasional Indonesia and RURU Corps present RRREC FEST AT THE MUSEUM – INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY 2017 18 – 24 May 2017 at Museum Nasional Indonesia, Jakarta MUSIC – ART EXHIBITION –FILM SCREENING-WORKSHOP – TALKS – BAZAAR MUSIC PERFORMANCES: A FINE TUNING CREATION – ADRIAN ADIOETOMO– BINA VOKALIA – BOTTLESMOKER – DANGERDOPE – JASON RANTI…

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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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