27 Indonesian Galleries and 11 International Galleries
All of us are affected by the various issues caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.
In order to contain the spread of the virus, countries around the world have enforced
a variety of measures that have led to multidimensional complications. This unprecedented situation has also led to the decision to postpone Art Jakarta 2020 by a year, to 2021.
For the last 12 years, Art Jakarta has been an integral part of both Indonesia’s and
Southeast Asia’s art ecosystem. Close cooperation and involvement of all stakeholders,
especially in Indonesia, are crucial components of the magnificent experience Art Jakarta
represents, and the very reason for its existence.
This is what pushed us to be optimistic and search for a way to continue to maintain these relationships within the art ecosystem in Indonesia and Southeast Asia”, said Enin Supriyanto, Art Jakarta Artistic Director.
Throughout the crisis caused by the global pandemic, society has been able to adapt
quickly and use various forms of digital media to keep the conversation within the
As an international art fair organiser, Art Jakarta has connections which enable artists’ works are exhibited publicly. With the help of internet-based digital communication technologies, Art Jakarta is able to keep fulfilling its role. This is why we are hosting OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual 2020, explained Maulana Indraguna Sutowo, MRA Group CEO.
OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual 2020 is an exhibition which will be held in the virtual space,
as an endeavour to sustain the hope of the community, and to demonstrate that artistic
production remains even more meaningful in the midst of the many physical limitations
we are facing. Art Jakarta applies modern technology to maintain communication
channels, reinforce our network, practice creativity, and help admire artworks just in
a physical exhibition.
For Indonesian artists, especially, who are facing various difficulties in this pandemic, we are hoping that OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual 2020 can be a way for their works to keep receiving proper appreciation from art lovers. We believe that Indonesian artists’ spirit to keep creating is the key to the continuity of our art ecosystem. said Tom Tandio, Art Jakarta Fair Director.
OPPO Indonesia also cooperates with ten renowned Indonesian artists, namely
Aditya Novali, Agan Harahap, Agugn Prabowo, Arin Dwihartanto Sunaryo, Heri Dono,
Mella Jaarsma, Naufal Abshar, R. E. Hartanto, Syagini Ratna Wulan, and Uji “Hahan”
Handoko, through “OPPO FindArt”. In a dedicated virtual exhibition space, OPPO Indonesia
will display the artists’ original works, each in a set with an OPPO Find X2 phone. Both will
be up for sale via auction, the proceeds of which will benefit artists' communities. Limited
edition digital prints are also available for purchase directly to OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual
OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual 2020 is a testimony of the strong resilience of and the
expression of solidarity within Indonesia’s art community which keeps moving,
ever ready to face the latest developments lying ahead.
OPPO Art Jakarta Virtual 2020 will be open for the public from 19 October until
15 December 2020. We invite you to participate in this exciting experience at