At Hong Kong International Art Fair, ART HK 10, the Indonesian artist Jompet Kuswidananto presented the installation “Third Bodies”. In this interview with the artist, Jompet Kuswidananto talks about his background, how he became visual artist, and the concept of his installation. This is an excerpt, the complete interview is available after the jump.
Jompet Kuswidananto was born in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 1976. He was trained as a musician and then became involved in the visual arts scene. He took part in several international shows such as “Modernization & Urbanization” at Marronnier Art Center, Seoul (2003); 3rd Fukuoka Art Triennale (2005), Equatorial Rhythms at Stenersenmuseet, Oslo (2007); Yokohama Triennale (2008); Jakarta Biennale XIII (2009); 10e Biennale de Lyon (2009), and “The Tradition of the New” at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai (2010).
Jompet Kuswidananto: Third Bodies at Ark Gallery, Jakarta / Indonesia. ART HK 10, Hong Kong International Art Fair 2010. Hong Kong, May 27, 2010.
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