Banda, Heritage for Indonesia

Nutmeg and the Treaty of Breda, 1667-2017

Banda, Heritage for Indonesia commemorates the 350th anniversary of the Treaty of Breda at Galeri Nasional in Jakarta. It traces the fascinating history behind the Treaty of Breda. Banda’s multi-faceted and complex history is highlighted through historical maps, images and objects, juxtaposed with contemporary Indonesian art. The exhibition introduces nutmeg and its characteristics and Banda, once a centre of international trade and world politics.

Artists

Isabelle Boon

Beatrice Glow

Hanafi

I Made Wianta

Titarubi

Exhibition Production

Wieske Sapardan

Siti Halimah

Photos from the exhibition Banda, Heritage for Indonesia by Widigdya Nalendra (2017)

Curated by Sadiah Boonstra and Wim Manuhutu for Yayasan Warisan Budaya Banda Naira at Galeri Nasional (2017)

Supported by Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, Galeri Nasional, Netherlands Embassy in Jakarta

In collaboration with Bartele Gallery

Sadiah Boonstra © 2020

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