PALA Talk: Tita Salina & Irwan Ahmett
from: 02.08.2018 7pm to: 9pm
Within the public program of PALA Lab – Collective Affairs, a laboratory for collaborative and participatory artistic practices initiated and curated by Zona Dynamic / Vincent Chomaz & Eliza Goldox, SomoS hosts and artist talk with Tita Salina and Irwan Ahmett (Indonesia).
Irwan Ahmett and Tita Salina are Jakarta-based artists. They studied Graphic Design at Jakarta Institute for the Arts, and founded and ran Ahmett Salina design studio for 16 years. Since 2010, they have been gradually productive as an artist duo. Their initial works focused on the issue of urban public space. As vagabond cosmopolitans they have participated in residency programs in Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, The Netherlands and Poland. They utilize their high mobility as the primary vehicle in their art practice. Their long-term project reflects the geopolitical clashes in Ring of Fire. The Pacific Rim has encouraged the works to be connected to more complex issues relate to humanity, injustice and ecology.
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