The Institute des Cultures d’Islam will give an exhibition on contemporary art originating from the Ile de Java, the artistic centre of the Indonesian archipelago. This collective exhibition is the most important exhibition on Indonesian contemporary art on display in Paris, some of the works of art have never been shown before in Europe.
The artists chosen show through their artworks a contrasting image of the island under a multiple of different influences, between the rise of a radical Islam, the heritage of Dutch colonization and the anti-communist and anti-Chinese massacres of 1965.
List of artists: Yovista Ahtajida, Maryanto, Muhammad Zico Albaiquni, Eko Nugroho, Gudxskul (Ruangrupa+ Serrum + Grafis Huru Hara), Agung "Agugn" Prabowo, Saleh Hussein, Adhya Ranadireksa, Soni Irawan, Eddy Susanto, Mella Jaarsma, Muhammad Ucup Yusuf, Maharani Mancanagara.
Shows and activities will take place around the exhibition: theatre shadows, storytelling, DJ sets electro, dance, traditional martial arts, artistic workshops, projections, conferences, entertainment for children...