Art Moments Jakarta is a premium art fair owned by Indonesian art collectors, and is managed by a team of experienced art fair organizers based in Jakarta and Singapore. The event is a platform for local and international art galleries to network, educate, exhibit, and engage.
On a recent press launch, the organizer of Art Moments Jakarta announced proudly the first Art Moments Jakarta Online (AMJO) through a virtual platform. From 1 June to 30 June, the first hybrid Indonesian art-fair can be accessed through www.artmomentsjakarta.com.
“During the pandemic, we are looking for avenues where our patrons and partners can still engage. Virtual platform is the answer to accommodate the gap, to bridge the gallery owners and art enthusiasts and actively promote Indonesian artists and their artworks,” said Leo Silitonga, Founder and Art Director of Art Moments Jakarta. Art Moments Jakarta will also be organizing Art Conversations discussing topics related to Art and Mental Health, Art and Investment and also the recently discussed topic Crypto Art.
Among the leading art galleries participating in Art Moments Jakarta Online is Chan+Hori Contemporary, a Singaporean contemporary art curatorial specialist. Since March 2020, Chan+Hori has evolved into a curatorial, art management and art advisory service covering artists from around Asia.
Chan+Hori Contemporary represents Jay Ho, the Singaporean artist works with abstract patterns inspired by the splendor of nature as opposed to human mortality. Jay Ho’s artwork proposes an exploration of space, color, and light to communicate a desire to find answers to questions that can be answered through personal exploration within each of his audiences.
Bandung-based creative house, Lawangwangi Creative Space under ArtSociates will feature the works by the renowned Indonesian artist, Eddy Susanto. Eddy Susanto explores historical narratives and the development of identity in his art, which is rooted in research on various historical elements which then displays Javanese cultural identity inspired by various Javanese epics,
Also participating in Art Moments Jakarta Online is Mira Hoeng, the artist behind Miwa Patterns. Mira Hoeng began her career as an assistant product development manager at The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia. The LaSalle College of the Arts Singapore graduate left her corporate career and tried her hand at establishing her own brand: MIWA Pattern. MIWA Pattern was founded to channel Mira Hoeng’s happiness, and she continues to express herself as a textile artist through her craft.
Art Moments Jakarta is also including the “53 never forgotten” NFT Art, by Ruanth and Cindy Thijssen – an homage to the 53 crew members of the KRI Nanggala tragedy who passed away, and the 53 families whose lives will carry on. The proceeds of the sales will be donated to the family of the crews.
Ruanth Chrisley Thyssen is a graduate of the Royal College of Art, National Film & Television School, in the UK. Ruanth is also a one-time Oscar Nominee, and two-times BAFTA Nominated Sound Designer. Cindy Thyssen is a Beauty, and Lifestyle Influencer. She graduated with distinction in her animation work from BINUS University, before pursuing further studies in Oxford, UK. She has been doing private digital art commissions since 2010.
This year, Art Moments Jakarta Online is collaborating with Clamour, an art and technology art platform that focuses on the Chinese and Southeast Asian art, with three prongs in the academia, online sales, and art tech industries. It provides an option of cryptocurrencies for purchases, which is in line with Art Moments Jakarta’s spotlight regarding Non-fungible Token (NFT) and Crypto art.
It will also showcase various works of art offerings and engagements, differing from the one displayed on Art Moments Jakarta’s website, along with the Online Virtual Reality exhibition during the hybrid art fair. From the Clamour mobile app. Art Moments Jakarta will also be accompanied by three offline exhibitions at Jakarta’s leading art galleries.
Kicking off on May 20, 2021 at Art:1 in Kemayoran, Jakarta, Art Moments Jakarta has organized an intimate offline event, featuring permanent collections selected by professional curators, and an exhibition program focused on selected young artists. Art: 1 prioritizes works of art that carry creativity, conceptual maturity, and high artistic value. Art: 1 represents Yawara Oky Rahmawati and her work with the theme of stories about children’s drawings and adult human memory.
The hybrid art fair is also supported by Tezos, a decentralized, open-source blockchain network that can execute peer-to-peer transactions and serve as a platform for deploying smart contracts. As Indonesian artists are beginning to embrace NFTs, a tool that enables them to monetize their artwork, be positive change makers for their communities, and help grow the Indonesian creative economy. TZ APAC is proud to support the NFT creation workshop as part of Art Moments Jakarta, where artists and other arts enthusiasts can come together to learn how to create their own NFTs on the Tezos blockchain.
Art Moments Jakarta Online is supported by The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy – Wonderful Indonesia, BCA, Clamour, Tezos, Balvenie, Bowo Logistics, Chiaro Bytes.
For more information on Art Moment Jakarta Online and how to participate, please visit www.artmomentsjakarta.com.
For list of exhibitors, click here.
Click on our event page to view more details on how to join the offline exhibition.