Art Jakarta 2019
The months of August and September welcome an array of many exciting art events and programs celebrating Jakarta's exclusive art season. Amongst them is one of the region's most anticipated annual art fairs, Art Jakarta. Opening its doors on the 30th of August, the fair comes back with a whole new persona, precisely depicting the city itself, its art scene and the monumental potential of Indonesian and Southeast Asian art market. As the brainchild of MRA media group that withhold a number of major media outlet, such as Harper's Bazaar, Casa and Cosmopolitan, Art Jakarta has promised to use its advanced media exposure to support and promote the dynamic world of contemporary art, emerging artists, and collectives of the region and beyond.
The upcoming fair will distribute a number of fresh programs that are integrated into the course of the fair; Art Jakarta 'Spot', where large scale installations accumulate a number of spaces throughout the fair, the Art Jakarta 'Scene' invites various artists, collectives, and initiatives to open a room on sharing information and activities regarding their processes and ideas that act as a cornerstone of Indonesia's dynamic art scene. A brand-new concept 'Play' opens a creative platform for young children to learn about and play with art. Talks by renowned collectors, academics, curators and artists will also be featured in the programs throughout the course of the fair. And of course, charity auction with the support of Indonesian artists will be held to support art communities in Indonesia.
- 30 Aug 2019 - 01 Sep 2019