BALI: return economy is an expansive exhibition that looks beyond the clichés and kitsch souvenirs to get to the heart of a dynamic relationship between neighbours.
Featuring works as diverse as video art, political cartoons, age-old wayang paintings and the cutting edge contemporary Balinese art often missed by tourists, this exhibition draws together an eclectic, far-reaching group of leading Indonesian and WA artists.
BALI: return economy also presents pieces from some of WA’s largest private collections of Balinese art including works from the collection of Chris and Mary Hill, the Bernadt Family collection, Kamasan paintings from the collection of John Johnson, sculptures from the City of Fremantle Art Collection and ceramics from the Edith Cowan University collection.
Exhibited Artists: Made Aswino AjiKetut, Teja Astawa, Lucinda Crimson, Nyoman Erawan, Jango Pramartha, John Fawcett, Kerry Pendergrast, Pranoto, Ni Nyoman Sani, Annette Seeman, Seniman Industries (co-founders Rodney Glick and David Sullivan), I Wayan Sujana Suklu, John Teschendorff, Paul Trinidad, Wayan Upadana, Toni Wilkinson, Mangku Ketut Liyer, Dewa Putu Mokoh, I Wayan Bendi, I Gusti Putu Putra Jaya, Mangku Muriarti, I Nyoman Tresna, I Kadek Narta, John Darling, Robert Birch.
Curated by Ric Spencer and Chris Hill
Exhibition manager Desak Dharmayanti