A total of 103 works of art, whether drawing, painting, comics, digital print, to video art installations were on display at the IV East Java Biennale. Surabaya, Indonesia. 12th October 2011
Is commonplace when increasingly advanced technology in modern times it is today. However, when other technologies will be combined with the fine arts. How would it? That's the mission that brought IV East Java Biennale.
A total of 103 works of art, whether drawing, painting, comics, digital print, to video art installations on display at the IV East Java Biennale. All were digitally processed by the brain-tweaking new homemade software technology. And almost entirely, is a work that influenced the creation of technology in the systems engineering ideas.
"Because technology has become a culture around us," said the curator of the IV East Java Biennale, Agus Koecink when met at the Gallery House of Sampoerna, Wednesday (12/10).
It's also the reason why this time given the Java Biennale theme 'Transposition'. For Agus Koecink, also a knowledge of technology. Moreover, a fusion of art and technology are dealt with in this work of hundreds of precisely able to show something that is experimental.
Of the 103 participants or artists who followed IV East Java Biennale, is partly a participant from abroad. Those of them come from France, the Philippines, and Thailand. Of all the works, we can see a change in the idea of creation from the surrounding environment.
"Of course, in accordance with developments in the neighborhood of each artist. In fact, artists from abroad, his work is more terkonsep," he explained.
As for the works of local artists, such as from Pasuruan, Batu, Malang, Tulungagung and Yogyakarta, is still weak in the discourse. But Agus Koecink optimistic, with theme of 'transposition', artists from both within and outside the country could be more communicative.
East Java IV Biennale Exhibition was held at six venues. Automatic, 103 works of art are also divided into several art galleries spread. Starting from the Gallery AJBS, French Cultural Center (CCCL), Go Artspace in Mulyosari, Gallery Orasis in the HR Mohammed, Surabaya Gallery Youth Center complex, and HoS Gallery.