ArtJog 2018

Visitors take a photo in front of 'Pernyataan Tidak Tertulis' ('Unwritten Statement') by the artist Bandu Darmawan at ArtJog 2018 in Yogyakarta on Saturday (02/06). (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

By : JG | on 5:27 PM June 08, 2018
Category : Eyewitness, Multimedia, Photos

The Jakarta Globe visited ArtJog 2018, the country's biggest contemporary art event, on Saturday (02/06).

This year's event took place at the Jogja National Museum in Wirobrajan, Yogyakarta, between May 4 and June 4.

The annual event, which was first held in 2008, has become a barometer of the national art movement, attracting art lovers from across Indonesia and abroad.

Upon entering the venue, visitors were greeted by a transparent dome-like exhibition room containing a knitted work titled 'Sea Remembers' by Mulyana Mogus, this year's commissioned artist. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Upon entering the venue, visitors were greeted by a transparent dome-like exhibition room containing a knitted work titled 'Sea Remembers' by Mulyana Mogus, this year's commissioned artist. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A visitor poses for a photo in front of an artwork on display during ArtJog 2018 on Saturday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A visitor poses for a photo in front of an artwork on display during ArtJog 2018 on Saturday. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A child sits in front of Japanese-Australian artist Hiromi Tango's installation 'Healing Garden' during ArtJog 2018 in Yogyakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A child sits in front of Japanese-Australian artist Hiromi Tango's installation 'Healing Garden' during ArtJog 2018 in Yogyakarta. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A visitor's clothes match one of the artworks. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A visitor's clothes match one of the artworks. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Visitors were allowed to interact with many of the artworks on display. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Visitors were allowed to interact with many of the artworks on display. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

Visitors interact with Jim Allen Abel's installation titled 'Vertical Horizon.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) Visitors interact with Jim Allen Abel's installation titled 'Vertical Horizon.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A woman admires Mulyana's work 'Sea Remembers' during ArtJog 2018, themed 'Enlightenment.' The event also hosted talks by artists and curators, workshops and music and art performances. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A woman admires Mulyana's work 'Sea Remembers' during ArtJog 2018, themed 'Enlightenment.' The event also hosted talks by artists and curators, workshops and music and art performances. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A woman interacting with an artwork by Raphael Donny during ArtJog 2018. Many visitors chose to photograph themselves with their favorite artworks. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A woman interacting with an artwork by Raphael Donny during ArtJog 2018. Many visitors chose to photograph themselves with their favorite artworks. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

The annual event attracts art lovers from across Indonesia and abroad. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) The annual event attracts art lovers from across Indonesia and abroad. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A child stands for a photo in front of an artwork on display during ArtJog 2018. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A child stands for a photo in front of an artwork on display during ArtJog 2018. (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)

A man takes a selfie in front of Eko Nugroho's work titled 'Carnival Trap.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro) A man takes a selfie in front of Eko Nugroho's work titled 'Carnival Trap.' (JG Photo/Yudha Baskoro)


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