“Art Stage Jakarta 2017 offers visitors the platform to explore the artistic connections among Southeast Asian countries and discover cross-market opportunities,” says Lorenzo Rudolf, founder and President of Art Stage Singapore and Jakarta. “And of course, it presents an unparalleled experience of Indonesian contemporary art and personal encounters with the country’s community of collectors, artists and galleries.”
With its focus on the Indonesian art scene, this year's affair will feature approximately two dozen participating Indonesian galleries from Jakarta, Yogyakarta, Bandung, Surabaya and Semarang, with many galleries returning to the fair after a successful outing in the first. Jakartan galleries lead the pack, including Nadi Gallery, ROH Projects, D Gallerie, Rachel Gallery and CAN’s Gallery.
Fair visitors can look forward to discovering the best of art from not only Indonesia but also the rest of Southeast Asia, with the fair consisting of 50 galleries in all from Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul,Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, and many more. FOST Gallery, which had previously brought only the works of Jimmy Ong, will be introducing to Indonesian collectors a wider selection of the gallery’s artists, including Heman Chong, Donna Ong, Jimmy Ong, Wyn-Lyn Tan.