Explore unique narratives in four distinctive exhibitions

© Goethe-Institut Jakarta
@ MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum © MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum


30.07.2021 - 14.02.2022
MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum / Chiang Mai

Errata refers to the MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum collection as the manifestation of errata in Thailand's public and some private collections. The performative action of collecting contemporary art, particularly socially engaged works created since the early 1990s, has continued to the present, especially from the period after the 2014 Coup. ERRATA discursively contemplates and unpacks the complexity of micro-narrative artistic practices such as performance art, media-based works from suppressed voices, particularly women, who use their bodies and cameras to encapsulate and embody the entangled histories.

The Gift National Gallery Singapore © Singapore Art Museum

The Gift

20.08 -  07.11.2021
National Gallery Singapore

Presented by Singapore Art Museum, The Gift examines the subtle and intangible aspects of exchange, influence and trace through the subject of the gift. From social act to cultural performance and philosophical concept, the apparently ordinary act of gifting is in fact ambivalent and paradoxical, and consequently a source of fascination, vexation and debate. Unlike an economic transaction, the gift is more than the object of its exchange. It is an embodiment of an expansiveness of spirit by the giver that often obliges its receiver, and may even unintentionally become an onerous burden. Drawing upon aesthetic and felt connections across collections, the exhibition presents the complexities and significance of our intertwined histories. After all, a gift is only a gift when it is entangled.

Exhibition © Kawita Vatanajyankur

Nation, Narration, Narcosis

11.28.2021 - 07.03.2022
Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum for Contemporary Art - Berlin

"Nation, Narration, Narcosis: Collecting Entanglements and Embodied Histories" at Hamburger Bahnhof is dedicated to the relationship between art and political protests, historical trauma, and societal narratives from the 19th century to now. The works on display explore the effects of nation-building, colonialism or the Anthropocene on societies, their narratives, as well as the ecology of our planet. Departing from Beuys’s concept of social sculpture, the exhibition confronts the notion of nation contained in the name "Nationalgalerie" with alternative concepts of connectivity, solidarity, and individuality.

S. Teddy D. - Paduan Suara yang Tidak Bisa Berkata Tidak (1997) © Yudha Fehung

Para Sekutu yang Tidak Bisa Berkata Tidak

27.01 - 27.02.2022
Galeri Nasional Indonesia / Jakarta

Departing from the 1995 Non-Aligned Countries Contemporary Art Exhibition that carved a chapter in the collection of the Galeri Nasional Indonesia, this exhibition investigates relationships amongst artists, their practices and their allegiances, regardless of their nationalities and supposed political identities.