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