Art Jakarta: World spirit, Independence Day and Asian Games

A four-legged beast with an ornate mirror for a face and the hybridized horns of a Bawean deer stands in the centre of Chan + Hori Contemporary's booth at the tenth Art Jakarta (2–5 August 2018), housed in the Grand Ballroom of The Ritz-Carlton. This contemporary mythical beast is Lugas Syllabus's Wild Legend(2018): a strong teak wood testament to masculinity that stands on legs referencing in the forms of a snake, lion, grasshopper, and bird. (A closer look at the back left back leg reveals a feminine forearm raised up giving the finger.) Behind the animal's mirrored face hides a camera, which broadcasts the visages of those who stare into it on a neighbouring screen.

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Exhibition Dates: WE DANCE TOGETHER, 11 October - 18 November 2018 at Chan + Hori Contemporary, 6 Lock Road

Article Publish at August 16, 2018

Link to Chan + Hori Contemporary Artist Exhibition : link


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Natural Born Wonder: Interview with Indonesian artist Lugas Syllabus

Experiencing a Lugas Syllabus work (one does not simply view, surely), is to the follow the trail of little baits and stimuli into an obsessive rabbit-hole vortex of a mediation of pop culture, the social, the political, fantasy, hypermedia, post-internet, personal memories and childhood urges — that is at once warped, weird, foreign and intriguing but somehow almost touchably familiar —and all at once tugging at your impulses.

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Exhibition Dates: WE DANCE TOGETHER, 11 October - 18 November 2018 at Chan + Hori Contemporary, 6 Lock Road

Article Publish at September 29, 2017

Link to Chan + Hori Contemporary Artist Exhibition : link

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