Art and artists have long held an important position in Indonesian society—in politics, in movements for social and environmental justice, community development, education, commercial design and contemporary life. After two decades of enormous social change on global and local scales, what role will art and artists play in Indonesia’s future?
On 11 March 2021, The Australian National University (ANU) Indonesia Institute presented a webinar addressing this question across diverse fields including curatorship, art history, ‘artivism’, experimental and research-based art, regional development and education. The webinar will also contribute to an edited volume on Indonesian art, under review with ANU Press.
The panel and audience responded to the following themes:
The panel featured: