REVOLUSI! exhibition in Rijksmuseum brings to the central stage the unheard, personal experiences of journalists, military forces, artists, diplomats, politicians, and common civilians from diverse backgrounds during 1945 to 1949. REVOLUSI! presents 200 objects from museums and private collections, archival materials, and personal belongings from Indonesia, Australia, Belgium, United Kingdom, and the Netherlands. The exhibition is curated by Harm Stevens, Marion Anker, Amir Sidharta, and Bonnie Triyana. It is also accompanied by public programs designed by Culture Lab Consultancy's Director Sadiah Boonstra and Maria Rey-Lamslag.
Programs are also organized as a space to share different perspectives:
Location: Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam
A talk show with curators Revolusi!, Nancy Jouwe, Susan Legêne, Ronald Nijboer, David Van Reybrouck, DJ Sekan and Feba Sukmana. Presentation Griselda Molemans. In Dutch with English subtitles.
Location: Assen, Drents Museum
Guests: Tjalling Bouma, Tjitske Lingsma, Wim Manuhutu, Emerson Terinathe, Sylvia Pessireron.
Moderator: Lara Nuberg.
Location: Maastricht, Bonnefanten Museum
Guests: Robin Block, Merapi Obermayer, Aminudin T.H. Siregar, Kerstin Winking.
Moderator: Sadiah Boonstra.
Photos from the exhibition Revolusi, Indonesia Independent.
Programmings by Sadiah Boonstra.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
11 February - 5 June 2022
Photo and video © Albertine Dijkema/Rijksmuseum, Pakhuis de Zwijger