17 Jul '17, 5am

Venice Biennale 2017: Southeast Asia represented by pavilions from Singapore, Indonesia and more

Venice Biennale 2017: Southeast Asia represented by pavilions from Singapore, Indonesia and more

In contrast to the Singapore Pavilion, however, the other Southeast Asian pavilions were far less impressive. For the Indonesia Pavilion, curated by Agung Hujatnikajennong and Enin Supriyanto, artist Tintin Wulia (b. 1972) conceptualised three interconnected works under the umbrella title ‘1001 Martian Homes’. The idea was to show the future in the present, letting exiles of atrocities on earth tell their stories on Mars, 200 years later, suggesting a borderless world through digital technology and cameras. However, this ambitious concept could not be fully realised, both artistically and production-wise. An unimpressive flickering display of LED lights and eyeballs appearing along a staircase in the 70-square-metre space came across as cheap and kitschy, while a video featuring exiles telling their stories from their homes on Mars was uninspiring. Connecting the pavilion ...

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