Biennale Jogja XI 2011 (Indonesia - India)

Curated by Alia Swastika (Indonesia) and Suman Gopinath
(India). Shadow Lines, the first edition of Biennale Equator suggests imaginary
lines that draw people together and pull them apart; it also refers to
geo-political borders and the creation of modern states in South Asia. There were 43 artists who participated in the event.

A Person Who Once We Called 'The Other' (2011/2011) by Akiq AWYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

With its overarching theme of ‘religiosity, spirituality and belief’, the Biennale attempted to present ways in which artists from the two countries address and interpret their contemporary conditions, informed by their personal experiences and also by the political structures of the countries they live in.

Cosmic Labyrinth: The Bells (2011/2011) by Albert YonathanYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

You Where There (2011/2011) by Andy DewantoroYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Stitching the Wounds (2006/2006) by ArahmaianiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

End of Negotiation (2011/2011) by Ariadhitya PramuhendraYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Bird Prayers (2007/2011) by Arya Pandjalu & Sara NuytemansYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

...Today I Kill The First Layer and I Find Other Layer Living as Landscape, Landscape, Landscape.. (2009/2010) by Christine Ay TjoeYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

India’s influence on Indonesian culture, particularly in Sumatra, Java, Bali and amongst several ethnic groups in the eastern archipelago, has contributed greatly to pluralism in Indonesia.

Series 'Mirror Sees Me' (2010/2011) by Erika ErnawanYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

From Msytical to Materialistical (2011/2011) by Irwan AhmettYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Paradise (2011/2011) by Iswanto HartonoYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Site of Gods (2011/2011) by Jompet KuswidanantoYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Video Poem (2011/2011) by Krisna MurtiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Although there are many similarities in Indian and Indonesian cultures, there are also many differences in the respective cultural contexts.

A Conversation with the Black (2011/2011) by Melati SuryodarmoYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Linkage (2011/2011) by Nurdian IchsanYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

God Exile (2011/2011) by OctoraYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Mohammad and Me (2006/2006) by Paul KadarismanYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Throughout history, much of the interaction between these two countries has been through religion.

Echo (2011/2011) by R.E. HartantoYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Movie Wagon (2011/2011) by ruangrupaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Idols (2011/2011) by Setu LegiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Noah Ark (2011/2011) by Theresia Agustina SitompulYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Several of the religions that are currently practiced by Indonesians were brought to the archipelago by Indian traders or religious practitioners.

Ten Commandments (2011/2011) by Theresia Agustina SitompulYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Read (2011/2011) by TitarubiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Pilgrimage (2011/2011) by TromaramaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Holy War #1 and #2 (2011/2011) by Wedhar RiyadiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

With the establishment of religion as social institutions encompassing spiritual and cultural practices, varying interpretation of religious texts reflects role of religion in relationship to political power.

Ka'bah (2011/2011) by Wimo Ambala BayangYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Study Forum for Certain Case (2011/2011) by Wiyoga MuhardantoYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Neti! Neti! (Not This! Not This Either!) (2011/2011) by Anita DubeYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Please Don't Piss Nor Spit Here / Rejected Gods (2011/2011) by Archana HandeYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

The Names Of The Statues (2011/2011) by Atul DodiyaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Both India and Indonesia are facing situations where religion is sometimes politicized to cause social conflicts and emphasize differences.

School (2011/2011) by K.P. RejiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Reminder (2011/2011) by N.S. HarshaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Untitled Series (2011/2011) by Prabhavathi MeppayilYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

The Motherland (2011/2011) by Pusphamala NYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Magic Landscape (2006/2006) by Riyas KomuYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

The art works in the exhibition underline a critical perspective towards religiosity and evoke hidden or unseen feelings and interpretations of the ways religiosity is perceived in our everyday lives.

Undertakers III (2008/2008) by Riyas KomuYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Reality Bites (2011/2011) by Sakshi GuptaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Ganga's Daughters (1992/2002) by Sheba ChhachhiYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Best Cutting (2008/2008) by Sheela GowdaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Ground Shift (2007/2007) by Sheela GowdaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Untitled (There is No Border Here) (2005/2006) by Shilpa GuptaYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Infinite Threat, Infinite Regress (2008/2008) by Sreshta Rit PremnathYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Untitled (2005/2005) by Sreshta Rit PremnathYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

Coherent Earth (2011/2011) by Valsan Koorma KolleriYayasan Biennale Yogyakarta

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