Sambutan dari Kepala Galeri Nasional Indonesia S ejalan dengan

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Sambutan dari Kepala Galeri Nasional Indonesia S ejalan dengan
Sambutan dari Kepala Ga leri Nasional Indonesia
Foreword from Director of Indonesian National Gallery .
ejalan dengan perkembangan seni rupa kontemporer
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menunjukan pikiran dan berusaha memahami realitas
Indonesia yang terus bergerak, dan memunculkan para
tersebut.
apresiasi yang tinggi dari para pengamat, kurator dan
Setiap karya seni memiliki identitas pada zamannya, tetapi
pencinta seni, maka sudah sewajarnya apabila Galeri
tetap memiliki identitas individu yang melahirkan eksplorasi, '
artists, who have received various accolades and garnered
Each art piece retains the identity of its time and era, ";"hile
Nasional Indonesia memberi tempat dan kesempatan
karakteristik dan keunikan tersendiri . Karya seni juga memiliki
much interest from art critics, curators, and art lovers in
makna dan nilai yang bebas tafsir yang bisa difahami oleh
general ; it is thus fitting that the Indonesian National Gallery
still retaining an individual identity that foste rs exploration, as
kepada para perupa muda yang layak untuk menggelar dan
berbagai segmen masyarakat. Untuk itulah Galeri Nasional
should provide every available space and opportunity for
well as a singular brand of characteristics and uniqueness. An
mempublikasikan karya-karyanya kepada masyarakat luas.
Melalu i ajang pameran tidak saja hendak menghadirkan
Indonesia memberi ruang-ruang apresiasi dan edukasi untuk
these young artists who deserve to exhibit and publicize their
art work also retains meaning and values that are always
menjembatani antar seniman, karya seni dengan publiknya
works to a wider public. Through such exhibitions, we
open to interpretation, in a way that is accessible to various
gagasan, konsep dan tampilan media, teknik serta visualisasi
agar terjadi proses dialog, interaksi dan komunikasi yang
promote not just an idea, a concept or presentation of
segments of society. As such, the Indonesian National Gallery
bentuk yang diciptakan senimannya, tetapi juga bisa menjadi
media perluasan apresiasi seni yang dapat memberikan
memberi arti bagi penikmatnya .. Akhirnya, kepada saudara
certain media, techniques or form -designs as created by the
has always strived to provide spaces for appreciation and
Edopop, Jim Supangkat, Hendrotan beserta manajemen
artists, but also to cultivate a greater sense of art
education, to create a connection between artists, art works,
inspirasi, pencerahan dan kepuasan tersendiri bagi yang
Emmitan Contemporary Art Gallery, serta berbagai pihak
appreciation that can foster inspiration, enlightenment and a
and the larger public; to promote meaningful dialog,
melihatnya .
yang telah bekerja dan membantu mewujudkan
singular satisfaction amongst the audiences.
perupa muda yang penuh talenta dan mendapat
Pada kesempat an tahun in i Ga leri Nasiona l Indonesia baru
penyelenggaraan pameran in i, kami ucapkan terima kasih.
merekomendasikan digelarnya pameran lukisan tunggal
Semoga Sukses!
karya Edopop. Pameran yang dikemas oleh Jim Supangkat
dalam b ingkai kuratorial "Menjadi / Isness" yang
d iideskripsikan begitu komprehensif akan menjawab dan
membuktikan sejauhmana ide-konseptua l dan pencapa ian
artistik dari perupa muda in i. Edopop yang telah mengenyam
pend id ikan seni rupa d i lSI Yogyakarta da lam beberpa tahun
terakh ir ini begitu intens mengolah subject-matter tentang
'persoalan' perempuan dalam visua lisasi bentuk, tanda-tanda
dan metaphortertentu. Sebuah wuj ud ungkapan dan bahasa
visual yang orsina l dan jujur dalam membaca dan menyikapi
sebuah rea litas dan pengalaman subyektif berinteraksi
dengan perempuan yang sela lu hadir dalam kehidupannya .
Pada lukisan yang d igarap dengan karakter khas Edopop ini,
sepertinya hendak mengemukakan bahwa perempuan
banyak yang terdesak karena lingkungannya yang telah
membawa konvensi, kebiasaan, trad isi, budaya patriakhi dan
macam-macam persepsi umum . Karya tersebut kiranya
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'I n correspondence to the constant development of
communicate his thoughts and his attempt to understand
emergence of a good number of young and talented
this reality.
This year, the Indonesian National Gallery recommends the
presentation of Edopop's solo exhibition . This exhibition is
the management of Emmitan Contemporary Art Ga llery, and
various individuals who have worked and helped to make this
,exhibition a reality. We wish you all the best!
"Becoming / Isness", which is described so comprehensively
as to give an insight, an answer, and evidence to the length
Tubagus 'Andre' Sukmana
interaction, and communication for all involved. And finally,
we wish to thank Edopop, Jim Supangkat, Hendrotan and
assembled through Jim Supangkat's curatorial framework,
Jakarta, Jun i 2011
various other common perceptions. His pieces seem to
Indonesian contemporary art world, and as we witness the
and breadth of the idea-conceptualizations and artistic
achievements of this young artist. In the past few years,
Jakarta, June 2011
Tubagus 'Andre' Sukmana
Edopop, who received his art education from lSI Yogyakarta ,
has intense ly explored 'women issues' as a subject matter,
through visualizations and form designs, through his use of
certain signs, symbols and metaphors. This is a manifestation
of his expressions and brand of visual language; a novel and
truthful way in read ing and responding t o a particular rea lity,
as well as his subjective experience when interacting with the
women who have always been a significant presence in his
life. In his pa intings, all created in t hat unique style of his,
Edopop seems to convey how women have often been
cornered within a society too entrenched in certain
conventions, habits, traditions, pat riarchal cultures, and
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