ark.

ark.

Tintin Wulia: Deconstruction of a Wall, solo show at Ark Galerie, Jakarta. Curated by Alia Swastika. Thanks to Ronald Akili, Jason Gunawan, Putri Ayu. Photos courtesy of the artist, which is me.

bluish.

bluish.

Installation view of the Great Wallpaper series. Photo courtesy of Cemeti Art House/Sari Handayani.   When I returned, she was still drawing. On the wall. Why, I asked her. Because it is a wall, she said. But why, I asked…

terra incognita et cetera

terra incognita et cetera

Presented as a party game, Terra incognita, et cetera (2009, interactive performance and wall installation) is an exercise in collective painting and, simultaneously, a play of collaboration and territorial marking. The interactive performance is an art exhibition opening party game…

next.

Great Wallpaper series was conceived during the Cemeti residency. My next plan is to make the fourth in the series with video. I have noticed how during the process of doing the murals, the OHP projection would also fall on…

the most international artist in the universe.

If I would have been born exactly where I was born — approximately 4400 kilometres away from where I currently reside — but 100 years before, people might have called me a Chinese Dutch East Indian. If I would have been born…

great wall.

great wall.

Great Wallpaper series, installation view at Cemeti Art House. Photography: Sari Handayani.

packing.

Packing now, after 3 months in Jogja. In the exhibition I showed Invasion (was Almost Cut when still in progress), Great Wallpaper No. 211/1940, Great Wallpaper No. 12/2602, Great Wallpaper No. 470/I/Sbki/67, (Re)Collection of Togetherness – Stage 2 which included…

watercolour.

watercolour.

My grandmother Tan Tjit Nio was born in 1912, in Pangkalpinang. She didn’t have any birth certificate. What she had was a acknowledgment of birth letter made in Batavia in 1940, signed by the Assistent-Resident of the Dutch India government…

is.

is.

  When we went to the Ngasem pet market to look for some sand to put in the kite pots, Ratna saw this baby mosquitoes for fish food. She immediately and excitedly asked me whether I still was collecting mosquitoes….

ants.

ants.

Last night was the first time I discussed more about Sobron Sehari-hari again with Marie. She has seen the first draft in Singapore when I presented it at Theatreworks/72-13 a few years ago.  Today started really hot. Midday, the big…