In order to disrupt dominant power relations acclaimed by the global west and nation-state view, these artists offer an optional artistic approach that has been imagined and articulated in their work. This attempt reflects and embodies ways of perceiving and sensing the surrounding to dismantling system under the dominant discussion of history, gender, representation, sovereignty and ethnography.

Works by Bridget Reweti, Harun Morrison, Laura Huertas Millán, Moelyono, Olivia Hyunsin Kim, Veronika Kusumaryati

Curated by Riksa Afiaty

Opened on Saturday, March 7, 4 PM.
Followed by:
Public Lecture by Moelyono
“Menyisir Arus Pinggiran”
(Combing the Fringes)

*The exhibition title is taken from the title of Emiria Soenassa’s painting. In the context of this exhibition, “Gemes” is translated into “Cunning”.

Supported by
Hyphen —
Goethe-Institut Jakarta


exhibition curatorial text+exhibition guide (available in English and Indonesian)