Biennale Jogja XIV opens this week featuring 12 Brazilian artists

(Yogyakarta, Indonesia)

The 14th Biennale Jogja, which announced ST AGE of HOPE LESSNESS as its main theme, holds its opening night tomorrow, November 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. Prior to the main event, from October 10th to November 2nd 2017, public spaces across Yogyakarta city were used to showcase past traumatizing events as part of the first main program of the Biennale Jogja XIV; the Festival Equator. Communities and artists took part in this and some of the artworks will be exhibited during the Opening Night of Biennale Jogja XIV.

The Main Exhibition, which will be held at Jogja National Museum from tomorrow, November 2nd until December 10th 2017, will present work from 27 Indonesian artists and 12 Brazilian artists. The artwork of many PIPA Prize nominees, including former finalists and winners, will be showcased. Namely, the works of PIPA 2011, 2014, 2015 nominee, Finalist and PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition 2012 Winner, Rodrigo Braga and PIPA 2014 nominee, PIPA 2015 Winner and PIPA 2015 Popular Vote Exhibition Winner, Virginia de Medeiros. Former PIPA nominees and finalists also include PIPA 2010 Finalist and PIPA 2013 nominee, Cinthia Marcelle and filmmaker Tiago Mata Machado, as well as work from Clara Ianni, Ícaro Lira, Jonathas de Andrade, Leticia Ramos, Lourival Cuquinha and Yuri Firmeza.

This year, the art event also becomes the fourth edition of ‘Equator’. The ‘Equator’ series explore the notion of a journey from Indonesia, Yogyakarta in particular, across the world in 10 years time and this year’s belongs to Brazil.

“The Opening Night of Biennale Jogja XIV”
Group show
November 2nd 2017 at 7:30 

Biennale Jogja XIV Main Exhibition
On show from November 2nd to December 10th 2017

Jogja National Museum
Jl. Prof. Ki Amri Yahya No. 1
Gampingan, Wirobrajan
Yogyakarta – 55167
T: +62 274-586105

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