Sep 30–Nov 20, 2005

Politics of fun

Installations, photography, painting, video and multimedia works

Exhibition programme

19 artists from Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore and Thailand will be presenting their latest works in the exhibition “Politics of Fun”. They are part of a new generation of artists and art activists from the region. Their motto ‘Even if you can’t change the world, you can still change your own world,’ is a plea to use art to playfully and provocatively explore spaces for change. The old strategies of the flower-power movement are being reinterpreted to negotiate paths between the underground and mainstream, commerce and luxury.

The exhibition also invites the viewer to the “Living Room”, a large video lounge with works of some twenty artists: great diversity, delight in experimentation, aesthetic curiosity and artistic creativity that find expression in contemporary Southeast Asian art.

Within the framework of the Asia-Pacific Weeks, which are supported by the Stiftung Deutsche Klassenlotterie Berlin (DKLB).