Pushing against the roof of the world Part II

Second of two parts assessing ruang rupa’s prospects for Documenta 15. The first part can be read here. I have identified two keywords that came up in the pronouncements on the preliminary strategies made by the collective: Lumbung and Koperasi. As a preliminary critique, I will compare these concepts to the idea of Revolusi and… Continue reading Pushing against the roof of the world Part II

Havelock in the Boondocks

            Many accounts of Homer's life circulated in classical antiquity, the most prevalent being that he was a blind bard from Ionia, in present-day Turkey. His biography, written by Pseudo-Herodotus is now considered legend, the story of a blind man trapped in eternal darkness, being led to a gathering of people to recite his epics.[1] Perhaps it was… Continue reading Havelock in the Boondocks