Ebb and flow: Contemporary Indonesian Sculpture from the Konfir Kabo collection

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Indonesian art has had a tumultuous history, ebbing and flowing due to various internal and external forces and government and secular inhibiting interests. Today it represents one of the world’s most contemporary, exciting and dynamic art scenes characterised by a commitment to artists and to exploring societal themes.

Featuring more than 40 contemporary sculptures – the largest exhibition of its kind in Australia – 22 Indonesian artists represent the new wave in this contemporary artform through highly sophisticated work engaged with deep ideas.

Drawn from the collection of Indonesian Australian collector Konfir Kabo, this exhibition adds to the too recent history of understanding the diversity and abundance of talent our Indonesian neighbours bring to the cultural table.

Through care, consideration, connection and compassion, Kabo elicits a long-term strategy in his approach to art, which is to bring people together and showcase a broader and more inclusive account to what audiences believe Indonesian art to be.

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  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

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