Presented by Brian Arnold
7-9pm in the VSW microcinema
Brian Arnold is a photographer and educator whose research studies in Bali introduced him to a wide range of photography communities creating their own contemporary art histories in Indonesia. A History of Photography in Indonesia: From the Colonial Era to the Digital Age is a collection of essays from Indonesian and international artists, curators, and scholars that expound upon the country’s distinct relationship to the invention of photography. Join us for a lecture and discussion with Brian Arnold about his work in Indonesia and the vibrant communities shaping photographic histories.
This event was curated by Hernease Davis, Assistant Curator of Education and Public Programs at VSW.
The VSW Salon is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts and by the ArtWorks program of the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Karen dan Beken (Cool and Famous), portrait from an interactive production and performance organized by the collective Mes56, 2003. Cited in "A History of Photography in Indonesia: From the Colonial Era to the Digital Age"