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…

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…

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,…

Press announcement: documenta fifteen and lumbung practice. Announcement of the first lumbung-members

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‘Lumbung’ for the world: ruangrupa on documenta and the pandemic

It has been a year since Indonesian art collective ruangrupa made history by being the first Asians and first art collective selected to curate the prestigious art exhibition documenta in Kassel, Germany. Scheduled to run from June 18 to Sep. 25, 2022, the 15th edition of documenta will utilize the concept of “lumbung” (granary), which…

ruangrupa’s 19-year journey to Documenta

Ahead of its upcoming curatorial project at the prestigious Documenta art exhibition in Kassel, Germany, in 2022, Indonesian art collective ruangrupa has already established itself as the preeminent contemporary art institution in Indonesia. It started out humbly as a forum for artistic collaboration that rewarded critical thinking about one’s surroundings. The Jakarta-based art collective was…

Indonesian art collective chosen to curate world renowned documenta

Indonesian art collective ruangrupa has become the first ever Asians and first ever art collective to be chosen to curate the prestigious documenta art exhibition in Kassel, Germany. Running since 1955, documenta is considered one of the world’s most prestigious art events, and once featured the likes of Wassily Kandinsky and Pablo Picasso. Held once every five years, it is…