BACC International Exhibition: Concept Context Contestation
Concept Context Contestation: art and the collective in Southeast Asia (Jogjakarta, INDONESIA)
Organized by Exhibition Department, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre in collaboration withCemeti Art House, Kedai Kebun Forum, and Ruang MES 56
Supported by Langgeng Art Foundation, and National Arts Council Singapore
Viewing Period at Cemeti Art House, and Ruang MES 56 : 21 August – 21 September 2016
Opening Reception at Cemeti Art House, Kedai Kebun Forum, Ruang MES 56: 20 August 2016, 7pm
Forum at Kedai Kebun Forum : 21-22 August 2016
The Exhibition Department, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Bangkok in collaboration with Cemeti Art House, Kedai Kebun Forum, Ruang MES 56, present a traveling project, Concept Context Contestation: art and the collective in Southeast Asia, Jogjakarta version. The project aims to create dialogue between Southeast Asians about ideas, culture, and contemporary art discourse in the region and beyond.
Along with the exhibition, there will be a two-day educational forum, the CCC forum to explore various issues in depth. This free, public program will comprise moderated round-table discussions and presentations focusing on numerous aspects of Southeast Asian Art, including its historical frame-work, setting the project in context; Southeast Asian art’s conceptual strategies as a curatorial discourse; Indonesian contemporary art; and curatorial issues such as the regional and global translation of Southeast Asian contemporary art, among others. The program involves distinguished local and international participants from all branches of the field, artists, art historians, curators, critics, educators, and cultural organisers.
Iola Lenzi (Singapore), Agung Hujatnikajennong (Indonesia), and Vipash Purichanont (Thailand)
Alwin Reamillo (The Philippines), Amanda Heng (Singapore), Arahmaiani (Indonesia), Aung Ko (Myanmar), Aung Myint (Myanmar), Bui Cong Khanh (Vietnam), Chalood Nimsamer (Thailand), Eko Nugroho and Daging Tumbuh (Indonesia), FX Harsono (Indonesia), Goldie Poblador (The Philippines), Lee Wen (Singapore), Manit Sriwanichpoom (Thailand), MES 56 (Indonesia), Michael Shaowanasai (Thailand), Moe Satt (Myanmar), Moelyono (Indonesia), Nge Lay (Myanmar), Paphonsak La-or (Thailand), Popok Tri Wahyudi (Indonesia), Prapat Jiwarangsan (Thailand), Roslisham Ismail (Malaysia), Sutee Kunavichayanont (Thailand), Taring Padi (Indonesia), Tay Wei Leng (Singapore), Thao Nguyen Phan (Vietnam), Tisna Sanjaya (Indonesia), Tung Mai (Vietnam), Vandy Rattana (Cambodia), Vasan Sitthiket (Thailand), Vu Dan Tan (Vietnam), Mella Jaarsma (Indonesia),Restu Ratnaningtyas (Indonesia),Vertical Submarine (Singapore)
Jim Supangkat; FX Harsono; Wulan Dirgantoro; Amanda Rath; Arahmaiani; Amanda Heng; Lee Wen; Valentine Willie; Hendro Wiyanto; Vasan Sitthiket; Justin Loke (Vertical Submarine); Iola Lenzi; Paul Khoo; Agung Kurniawan; Agung Hujatnikajennong; Vipash Purichanont; Thomas Berghuis; Farah Wardani; Natalia Kraevskaia; Tay Wei Leng; MES 56; Jeffrey Say; Michael Shaowanasai; Popok Tri Wahyudi; Manit Sriwanichpoom; Mella Jaarsma; Alia Swastika.