Indonesia’s Weekly Art Activities May 30 – June 5

DA MAN’s fashionable roundup of art activities, art events and art exhibitions in and around the galleries and auction houses of Indonesia and beyond during the week starting May 30, 2011

Monday, May 30, 10:30 a.m. (9:30 a.m. Western Indonesian time), Christie’s Auction, Southeast Asian Modern and Contemporary Art; Hong Kong.

Friction Photobooth #01 by Erik Pauhrizi; to be auctioned at Christie’s

June 1 – 5, Tintin Wulia “The Most International Artist in the Universe,” Venice, Italy. Tintin’s video art  (as well as dimensional art) will be showcased through a monitor on a gondola during the Venice Beinnale vernissage and will be cruising the rivers of Venice for five days. (By Garage Projects, Moscow)

Friday, June 3, Antonius Kho, Made Kaek, Anak Agung Oka Agung, I Made Somadita, Syahrizal Zain Koto, Cristof Dènmont, Charly Lesquelin, Stéphane Kenkle, Richard Blancquart, Lacaze Jean-Marc; Saile Beaudemoulin Art Space, Réunion.

White and Black by Antonius Kho

Saturday, June 4, 4 p.m., Aderi Putera Wicaksono, Andri William, Arief Pristianto, Yudha Kusuma Putra (Contemporary Photography); Inkubator; Sunday, June 5, 3 p.m., Art Talk.

Saturday, June 4, 7 p.m., New Performances and Exhibition by Mella Jaarsma, Melati Suryodarmo, Bea Camacho and Racquel de Loyola; Manila Contemporary, Manila, Philippines.

Contamination by Melati Suryodarmo

June 4 – November 27, The 54th Venice Biennale {the oldest (since 1895) and most prestigious Biennale in the world}; Venice, Italy. Indonesian artists exhibiting on parallel events : Tintin Wulia, Ay Tjoe Christine, RuangRupa, Indieguerillas, Jompet.

Sunday, June 5, 12:30 p.m., Treasures Auction; Jl. Tanah Abang IV No. 23; Viewing starts Friday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.