‘Factor X’ for The Decade of ICAD – ARCHINESIA
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‘Factor X’ for The Decade of ICAD

Factor X’ for The Decade of ICAD

[Bahasa text below] Indonesian Contemporary Art and Design (ICAD) is back this year on 16th October – 24th November 2019 at the grandkemang Hotel, Jakarta. This annual event which will last for six weeks is organized by Yayasan Design Art Indonesia. The ICAD 2019 event series was opened with a press conference and Opening Night on Wednesday, 16th October 2019. The opening night was opened by Diana Nazir, as the Chair of Yayasan Design Art Indonesia, and Bernard Kommerlohr, General Manager of the grandkemang Hotel.

The implementation of ICAD 2019 is also supported by the Badan Ekonomi Kreatif (BEKRAF) Indonesia. One of the interesting things in the Opening Night was the symbolic cutting of the brain and heart-shaped cake. This cake, which was the artwork of Joshua Simandjutak (Marketing Deputy of BEKRAF), is titled ‘Between Logic and Love’.

The heart and brain-shaped cake

Celebrating the tenth year of ICAD, the organizer this year brought ‘Factor X’ as the main theme of the event. They took 10 artists/designers who had major contributions in the development of Indonesian contemporary art and design in these twenty years of development. Some of them are Adi Purnomo (Architect), Nirwan Dewanto (Literature), Hadiprana (Interior Designer), FX Harsono (Artist), and Tisna Sanjaya (Fashion Designer).

An installation from Adi Purnomo (Architect)

Besides the artworks’ display, ICAD 2019 also presents talk shows and workshops on art, design, and film. Through these various events, art and design can be more enjoyed and appreciated by the public, both locally and internationally, as well as various groups and communities.

(Article by Tika Pratiwi)

Indonesia Contemporary Art and Design (ICAD) kembali hadir tahun ini pada 16 Oktober – 24 November 2019 di Hotel grandkemang, Jakarta. Event tahunan yang berlangsung selama enam minggu ini diselenggarakan oleh Yayasan Design Art Indonesia. Rangkaian ICAD 2019 dibuka dengan konferensi pers dan Opening Night pada Rabu, 16 Oktober 2019 lalu. Acara tersebut dibuka oleh Diana Nazir, selaku Ketua Yayasan Design Art Indonesia, dan Bernard Kommerlohr, General Manager Hotel grandkemang.

Pelaksanaan ICAD 2019 ini juga didukung oleh Badan Ekonomi Kreatif (BEKRAF) Indonesia. Salah satu hal menarik dalam Opening Night lalu adalah pemotongan simbolis kue berbentuk otak dan hati. Kue karya Joshua Simandjutak (Deputi Pemasaran BEKRAF) ini berjudul ‘Between Logic and Love’.

Dalam rangka memperingati satu dekade ICAD, tahun ini penyelenggara mengangkat ‘Faktor X’ sebagai tema utama acara. Mereka menggandeng 10 seniman/desainer yang mempunyai kontribusi besar dalam perkembangan seni dan desian kontemporer Indonesia dalam dua puluh tahun belakangan. Beberapa diantaranya adalah Adi Purnomo (Arsitek), Nirwan Dewanto (Sastrawan), Hadiprana (Desainer Interior), FX Harsono (Seniman), dan Tisna Sanjaya (Desainer Fashion).

Selain menampilkan karya seni, ICAD 2019 juga menghadirkan talkshow dan workshop mengenai seni, desain, dan film. Melalui berbagai rangkaian acara tersebut, seni dan desain dapat lebih dinikmati serta diapresiasi oleh publik, baik lokal maupun internasional, serta berbagai kalangan.

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