Dimas says,' I am 25,and a graduate from the ISI –Institute of Fine arts Indonesia,Yogyakarta.I am basically form the painting department but workis experimental and I have been exploring the idea of using paper and moulding as a creative process that has deeper conceptual meanings.It is more interactive and the process creates conversation across people and cultures.
My project is to embrace the diversity,I wish to create a relationship beyond differences.I want art to accept everyone,also have fun and sharing.I t makes me happy to connect with the others.The situation created is very different,which is like getting a facial or some other body treatment in a spa.It is very meditative for both.The process involes,small pieces of wet paper being laid out first and later with glued paper.
I use very simple material like paper and glue.I start by knowing the person who allows me to use their body to be moulded.It creates an opertunity for conversation.It take about 10 minutes to create a mask.Some times I also cast hands and legs for a composition'I am also here in 1.Shanthiroad studio as an artis tin residence,as part of the Interviewing the Equator-the
Biennale Jogja XI, which takes place in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, will work its way around the equator, a zone designated as the area between the Tropic of Cancer (latitude 23°27′ north) and the Tropic of Capricorn (latitude 23°27′ south). Biennale Jogja will look further towards the future, open up new perspectives and develop confrontations that engage convention and the establishment by examining similar situations all over the world. The discourse of contemporary art has become very dynamic, but we still notice that the dichotomy of center and periphery remains very strong. There is the need to identify new opportunities and seek out more valuable meaning in a biennale event..The discourse of contemporary art has become very dynamic, but we still notice that the dichotomy of center and periphery remains very strong. There is the need to identify new opportunities and seek out more valuable meaning in a biennale event.