First launched in 2019, Art Moments Jakarta will be back boldly from November 22 to December 21, 2021 at artmomentsjakarta.com and at three art galleries in the capital city of Jakarta. Back as Art Moments Jakarta Online, Art Moments Jakarta hopes to repeat the success of the Art Moments Jakarta Online event which was held from June 1-30, 2021. During the first volume, the first Art Moments Jakarta Online managed to attract 65 galleries with a large volume of visitors. nearly 50,000, coming from Indonesia, Singapore, the Philippines, Taiwan, South Korea, Switzerland, Italy, the People’s Republic of China and many more.
This time, Art Moments Jakarta Online 2 (AMJO2) has received full support from the Indonesian Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. “We really appreciate all the efforts made by Art Moments Jakarta and the artists involved so that this activity can be carried out by following the recommendations of strict health protocols. The second session of Art Moments Jakarta Online also serves as a virtual platform that aims to promote Indonesian art and culture,” said Mr. Sandiaga Uno, Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy of The Republic of Indonesia.
AMJO2, which enlivens the Art Moments Jakarta theme: “Yesterday since Tomorrow is Today,” has scheduled a series of interesting events. In its second volume, AMJO2 hosts NFT Art Prized Moments using the eco-friendly Tezos blockchain. This activity is the first national-scale NFT art competition in Indonesia with a cash prize of IDR 30,000,000, supported by a competent jury, namely Mr. Khai Hori, Mr. Prasajadi and Mrs. Detty Wulandari. (For more information, visit www.artmomentsjakarta.com/nftartprizedmoments)
AMJO2 will also collaborate with the Jakarta Biennale in a fundraising event that will showcase the works of the participants of the UOB Painting of The Year Indonesia 2021 offline and online. On this occasion, visitors can purchase the artworks and the proceeds will be donated to the Jakarta Biennale Foundation which is managed by the Jakarta Arts Council.
Meet The ArtLover at The Encounter Moments
Besides online exhibitions, AMJO2 has also organized various offline events, entitled Encounter Moments which will be held in three well-known galleries in Jakarta, these are:
- Art:1 New Museum, 19-21 November 2021
AMJO2 collaborates with MISSAO Corporation to create a joint program on the intricacies of art handling services, from storage, care, shipping, to proper packaging of valuable artworks. MISSAO Corporation is an arts and culture business consultant from Tokyo, Japan. Artwork from UOB Painting of The Year Indonesia 2021 will also be displayed along with more than 100 artworks at Art:1 New Museum, Kemayoran.
- CAN’S Gallery, 3-5 Desember 2021
Art Moments Jakarta will feature more than 30 artworks from Indonesian artists, namely I Nyoman Masriadi, Bunga Jeruk, Muklay, Arkiv Vilmansa and also UOB Painting of The Year Indonesia 2021.
- ISA Art & Design Gallery, 10 -12 December 2021
An art event located at Wisma 46, BNI City on Jl. Jendral Sudirman featuring artworks by Alexander Sebastianus and Mira Hoeng as well as art-prints by Mira Hoeng and Chang Jui Pin. BCA provides payment link facilities and 0% installments for up to 12 months, specifically for BCA creditcard holders. On this occasion, the winners of the NFT Art Prized Moments, which were launched on October 30, 2021, will also be announced, and the 10 best works will be displayed at ISA Art & Design.
Another offline event, Art Moments Jakarta in collaboration with Galeri Zen1 and D Gallerie held a joint tribute event for contemporary Balinese artist, I Made Wianta. This exhibition at D Gallerie only displays special works from the late I Made Wianta which have never been physically exhibited with the title: The Hidden Wild Triangle. Divided into two sessions, on 16-19 November 2021 specifically dedicated to selected BCA customers and 20-30 November 2021 for the public.
Meanwhile, AMJO2 will also hold a virtual exhibition titled Collectors Curated Moments initiated by a number of young art collectors starting on 23 November 2021. The event aims to strengthen the relationship between galleries, collectors, and artists. Some of the galleries that are part of this program are Artsphere (Jakarta), ISA Art and Design (Jakarta), Museum of Toys (Jakarta), and Zen 1 Gallery (Denpasar).
“Our mission is to bring back Art Moments Jakarta even in the midst of a pandemic. The AMJO1 show last June was a success and now we are here again by adding a number of offline events and NFT Art Prized Moments to support digital artists,” said Leo Silitonga, Fair Director of Art Moments Jakarta Online. Leo added that the presence of this exhibition is expected to be able to popularize works of art in Indonesia and at the same time support the progress of Indonesian artists abroad. AMJO 2 is fully supported by BCA, art lovers will find it easy to make transactions using a BCA debit or credit card with a zero percent installment program for up to 12 months. This is also in line with
the Art Moments Jakarta campaign #AyoBelanjaSeni. BCA also provides easy payment facilities for galleries by providing payment links, so transactions will be safer and smoother.
Tezos is back as AMJO2’s digital art platform together with sponsors The Balvenie, BOWO Logistics, Audio Note Indonesia, Aqua Danone, Clamour and Chiarobytes. This is MISSAO Corporation’s debut in Indonesia in supporting AMJO2 to introduce consulting services on the transportation, storage,
restoration and handling of works of art; national standard services in handling works of art; as
well as shops from which market the artworks of Japanese artists