Symbols and Visual Meanings on “Respect Each Other, Care the Environment” Murals

Symbols and Visual Meanings on “Respect Each Other, Care the Environment” Murals

An article from an art project journal that explains semiotically how ancient symbols are still relevant in correspond to today’s context ...
Other-Self (An Existential Exercise) - Uncovering the Multisensorial Monsters of Blank Canvases by taking a Long, Hard Look in the Mirror!

Other-Self (An Existential Exercise) – Uncovering the Multisensorial Monsters of Blank Canvases by taking a Long, Hard Look in the Mirror!

Other-Self (An Existential Exercise): Collaborations are always full of surprises! We always begin with a blank canvas, with whatever mediums we are working with, and at the onset of the creative process, ...
Ernst Haeckel: The Great Nature "Plagiator"

Ernst Haeckel: The Great Nature “Plagiator”

There’s a scientific illustration book entitled "Art Forms in Nature" by Ernst Haeckel which depicted the mysteriousness shrouding the siphonophore - the "hidden" beauty of nature. Although it is an old book, ...
Visual Artworks in Response to Covid-19

Visual Artworks in Response to Covid-19

Covid-19 is a global terror that has spread to every corner of the world. Many people have died, many others are under deep pressure whether it be financially related or due to ...
The National Museum of Women in the Arts

The National Museum of Women in the Arts

[Jakarta, LTTW] It is all too well known that men throughout the ages have continuously objectified women, which has unfortunately also occurred within the arts. Issues surrounding the mistreatment of women in ...
Truth and Power: Art from the Brexit Era – through the Eyes of Brendan Pickett

Truth and Power: Art from the Brexit Era – through the Eyes of Brendan Pickett

Foreword from Listen To The World Brexit has been one of the foremost issues in today’s political and economic climate. Large numbers of us often forget that economics, along with politics, are ...
Fragile Human

Fragile Human

LTTW, Jakarta. People say that a picture tells thousands of words, so to respond to the mounting, LTTW presents a visual work by Adikara that confront the frightening issue ...
Equality in Diversity

Equality in Diversity

[Jakarta, LTTW] Diversity has become a daily vocabulary in society, but lately it is perceived more as a threat. The 21st Century that we live in is yet to decide how diversity ...
I Am Human living in Diversity

I Am Human living in Diversity

"Thanks to J. M Basquiat who inspired me and people who fight against Racism, let’s keep the equality in humanity ...” - Adikara Rachman, 2017[LttW, Jakarta]. In recent years, diversity that was ...
Commemorating International Day of the Tropics

Commemorating International Day of the Tropics

The world recognizes the beauty and important role of tropical land, but we often shut our eyes toward the challenges it's facing. Therefore, as representatives of the tropics from Indonesia, together with ...
Frank Bowling at the Tate Britain

Frank Bowling at the Tate Britain

When I decided to write about the Frank Bowling exhibition at the Tate Britain in London, my assumption was that it was going to be a relatively short article, where I would ...
A “Tribute” to 2019 Ocean Day

A “Tribute” to 2019 Ocean Day

By Bintang Perkasa Today, summoning pop culture to respond to many of our current issues is perhaps one of the best ways to get us together to answer major problems such as ...
Art Through the Two Eras of Indonesia, A Look at Dunia Dalam Berita

Art Through the Two Eras of Indonesia, A Look at Dunia Dalam Berita

Indonesia’s political history can be summed up in three eras; Old Order, New Order, and Reformation. The date was 21 May 1998 when President Soeharto stepped down from power and the New ...
An Interview with Brendan Pickett

An Interview with Brendan Pickett

By Jason Noghani LTTW (Jason Noghani): This is the interview with Brendan Pickett for Listen to the World, and this follows the brilliant exhibition he had last month in London, which was ...
Sacred Bridge Reborn, "FOCUS"

Sacred Bridge Reborn, “FOCUS”

[Jakarta, LTTW] January 13, 2019, our parent organization, Sacred Bridge, is reborn. In the eyes of Sacred Bridge, “reborn” is not merely rebirth, but also rethinking and revisiting its fundamental values based ...
Equality in Diversity by Sacred Bridge Foundation

“Equality in Diversity”, A New Year Celebration by Sacred Bridge Foundation

A reportage by Rizky Aulia and Garry P. Poluan. Our parent organization, Sacred Bridge Foundation (SBF), a Jakarta-based non-profit organization focused on culture, recently held a new year event themed “Equality in ...
Terrorism

Terrorism: Brainless and Heartless Act

LTTW, Jakarta. The above artwork is dedicated to the innocent victims of the recent bombing in Manchester, UK. Let us stand united to demolish extremism and terrorism from the face of the ...
Lucian Freud

Obituary, Lucian Freud

RIP Lucian Freud [Jakarta, LTTW] On July 20th, a great artist named Lucian Freud has passed away. He was 88. And yes, for those of you who are probing about his last ...
To Artist Andrea Buttner, Poverty Is “Good”; To Me, I Don’t Really Care Much About It

To Artist Andrea Buttner, Poverty Is “Good”; To Me, I Don’t Really Care Much About It

by Bhima Aryateja [THE IRISH TIMES, LTTW, DUBLIN] Poverty is often related to all things negative. To some extent, poverty can even lead to crimes, violence, drug abuse, etc.; although in reality, ...
Obituary, Tim Rollins

Obituary, Tim Rollins

[Jakarta, LTTW]“…They all hated school but they loved art, so I went through art to make them love knowledge…” That was what Tim Rollins told Artspace when they asked him about his ...
The Narcissist Art Bait

The Narcissist Art Bait

[Jakarta, LTTW] Google, the tech company who program search engine into our curios heads gives us something new to ponder. This time the 1996 founded company is taking a shot at persuading ...
Semsar Siahaan

The Shade of Northern Lights: A Current Reflection

How many people do you know would collect orange seeds, put them in a pocket, and throw them on land where they can fruitfully grow? We know one, Semsar Siahaan (1952-2005) [Ed.]** ...
cave painting

Is Cave Painting Art?

by Aryo Adhianto [Jakarta, LttW] A few months ago LTTW raised an issue of cave painting’s management being differently practiced both in the Caves of Altamira, Spain, and in other parts of ...
Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth and the artist’s fragile reputation

[Jakarta, LTTW] Andrew Wyeth [1917-2009] is considered as a 20th century American Realist painter. He is well known among art critics and is popular through his painting entitled “Christina’s World” which became ...