News : Various Landscape Presentations in Contemporary Art Exhibition "Geography"

Contemporary MexicanArt Exhibition "Geographies" officially opened on Thursday, November 29, 2017, in the Function Room of the National Gallery of Indonesia. The exhibition are collaboration between National Gallery of Indonesia and the Mexican Embassy for Indonesia features 33 works from four renowned Mexican artists: Betsabeé Romero (installation), María José de la Macorra (installation), Enrique Rosas (digital art), and Alfredo de Stefano (photography). All the artists involved are great talents in contemporary Mexican art. These artists are able to reflect the landscape and personal reality of Mexico as well as some areas outside Mexico into a variety of contemporary artworks.

The works presented in this conceptual framework titled "Geographies" (geography) contain a variety of landscapes in Mexico and the world. For exampel the potrait of stricking colors of desert, sea wave-shaped black plastic nets, and geometric shapes inspired by Mexico's volcanic landscape. There is also a view of the city and nature hidden in the concentric circle of the daily symbols of Mexican society.

All the artworks in this exhibition was positively responded by the Mexican Ambassador for Indonesia Federico Salas as part of an effort to build understanding between the two countries. "This exhibition is part of a long-standing artistic dialogue between Mexico and Indonesia, and it will continue enhancing our reciprocal undertanding through the universal language of art", says Federico Salas.

The exhibition will be open to the public (free of charge) from November 30th to December 11th, 2017 at D Building-National Gallery of Indonesia, Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat No. 14, Gambir, Central Jakarta, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

 

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