Month of Photography Asia
Time : Wednesday, June 29 at 11:00pm - July 8 at 7:00pm
Location : ION Art Gallery - SINGAPORE
At first glance, Agan Harahap's SUPERHISTORY appears to be a tongue-in-cheek look at world history: Superman with Allied troops at the Normandy D-Day Landings; Batman inspecting paratroopers just before they board their airplanes to participate in the first assault in the invasion of the European continent; Darth Vader at the Meeting of Yalta with Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin. By inserting popular culture icons into photographs of historic world events, Indonesian photographer, Agan Harahap, forces us to ret
21 February - 6 March 2011
Venue: Richard Koh Fine Art
Lot No. 2F-3, Level 2, Bangsar Village II,
Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru,
59100 Kuala Lumpur.
Open daily, 10 am - 10 pm
Terrorism to some people considered as a holy act. Wrapped in religious dogmas, this act of terrorism is becoming complicated as it sometimes interwoven with political agendas.
The socio-political dynamic in this era of globalization sharpens the conflict of any interest based on different ideological view, the gaps between rich and poor, conservative economic versus so called neo-liberalism, and also what is stated by scholars as clash of civilizations.
halo bang toyib, your art work truly reflect your creativity and the itch in creating and bring up many stories about what happened around you.. and turns out you also a friend of my buddy Micky Yudistira from STDI .. well good to know you and your art work!