documenta 15: Lumbung, ruangrupa

title: Presentation of Reza Afisina and Iswanto Hartono from ruangrupa, collective-curator of documenta 15, 2022 in Kassel
year: 2019
date: Nov 8
place: Sofia
language: english
duration: 2:00:37 min
format: HD, 1920 P, 16:9
author(s): Iswanto HartonoReza Afisina
related projects: within the project “Close Encounters: Visual Dialogues”; School4Artists (Part Two – Back2School) of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia
copyright: the authors
supported by: with the financial support of the Program “Culture” of Sofia Municipality – 2019

Presentation of Reza Afisina and Iswanto Hartono from ruangrupa, collective-curator of documenta 15, 2022 in Kassel.

Within the project “Close Encounters: Visual Dialogues”; School4Artists (Part Two – Back2School) of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia November, 8th, 2019, Goethe-Institut Bulgarien.

With the financial support of the Program “Culture” of Sofia Municipality – 2019.

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Iswanto Hartono (b. 1972, Indonesia)
Reza Afisina (b. 1977, Indonesia)

As individual artists and as part of the ruangrupa, Iswanto Hartono and Reza Afisina have participated in numerous national and international exhibitions, projects and workshops. With ruangrupa as collective artistic platform, they have taken part in the biennials in: Gwangju, South Korea (2002, 2018); Istanbul (2005); Singapore (2011); the Asia-Pacific Triennial in Brisbane, Australia (2012); Sao Paulo (2014); and in Cosmopolis #1, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2017); They have co-curated TRANSaction: Sonsbeek International in Arnhem, the Netherlands (2016). As ruangrupa they are the Artistic Director of documenta 15 in 2022 in Kassel, Germany.

ruangrupa (always written in lowercase and without spaces) is a contemporary art organization and artists’ collective, founded in 2000 by a group of artists in Jakarta, Indonesia. As a non-profit organization, ruangrupa is active in promoting the advancement of art ideas in the urban context and the broad scope of culture through exhibitions, festivals, art laboratories, workshops, research, and publishing books, magazines and online journals. In its development, ruangrupa evolved into a collective of contemporary art and ecosystem studies with two other organizations that presented public learning spaces that carried the values ​​of equality, sharing, solidarity, friendship and togetherness.

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