The exhibition "Beyond Transisi" introduces influential photographic artists working in Indonesia today. Nine photographers born between 1960 and 1990 present key bodies of work documenting past and present circumstances of their country. They have all witnessed defining moments of transition within Indonesia: the booming expansion of Jakarta and Indonesia as a whole, political authoritarianism and democratic reformation, the digital revolution and the devastating consequences of natural disasters. However, Beyond Transisi is not just about journalistically recording the locality of their subjects, but expressing opinions that are globally relevant. Using the documentary tradition to surreal picture languages, each photographer has a unique approach to their subject. Their visual stories provide insight into topics such as youth, urban life, colonialism and manís relationship to nature. The exhibition consists of portraiture, landscapes and street photography that are projected, mixed with video, shown as framed prints or part of book projects.
Octa Christi, Muhammad Fadli, Kemal Jufri, Paul Kadarisman, Oscar Motuloh, Fanny Octavianus, Andi Ari Setiadi, Jay Subyakto, Rony Zakaria
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