2018 - Celebrating The First Decade of ART JAKARTA
Since its first edition in 2009, Art Jakarta has developed and established itself as the most prominent contemporary art fair in Indonesia and the region. As the first and foremost art fair in Indonesia, Art Jakarta embraces all stakeholders, from artists, galleries, collectors, to art enthusiasts, and serves as a platform in the development of Indonesia's art market and discovery of new talent. 2018 will be an important year for Art Jakarta as it will mark its 10th anniversary.
A giant installation by Indieguerillas, Me and My Monkey Mind, 2017 in the middle of Mall Atrium
In 2017, over 47,000 visitors attended Art Jakarta. Nearly 80% of all artworks exhibited were sold during the fair's four opening days.
In this tenth implementation, Art Jakarta will come with many interesting presentations and give a new dimension in Indonesia's art. The supports of MRA Media as the organizer of Art Jakarta under MRA Group's ownership which making lifestyle as its core business, are the important point in Art Jakarta's implementation. With a 360 degree media publication, Art Jakarta has succeeded in reaching a proud achievement, combining conventional art markets as a part of lifestyle. It is shown from the artists's enthusiasm which increasing each year, from the participant to visitor section.
For the 2018's event, Art Jakarta will also present many interesting programs in collaboration with some local and
international partners in a creative way such as art activities in a mall, creative art performances, special projects with artists, creative art talk and also workshop classes. Art Creative Area will also be the important part in presenting lifestyle products in an art theme. All of these will support and make Art Jakarta as a melting pot and presentation of Indonesia's diversity in art with a lifestyle touch.
The participation and support from both our official and private partners is yet another cornerstone of Art Jakarta's strong position. The Indonesian Government's continued support opens opportunities for young artists to present their works at the fair and be discovered by the public at large. Art Jakarta 2018 will be held 2-5 August 2018 and return to the same premium location since its first edition: The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Pacific Place. Located in the central business district and the heart of Jakarta, Pacific Place is Jakarta's luxury shopping center, home of international popular brands, and guarantees a vast pool of potential visitors. It is also the best address for any event, also for the aspiring middle class who make mall visits a part of their lifestyle.
Naufal Abshar, High-End Dreams, Courtesy of Art Porters Gallery at Art Jakarta 2017
Promotion and publication
MRA Media, the organizer of Art Jakarta, is part of a business group with a clear focus on lifestyle: digital media, radio stations, and print magazines – all ensure maximum visibility for Art Jakarta, the fair participants, their artists, and the fair programs. Art Jakarta's promotion and publication is further enhanced by the support of other conventional and regional digital media and partnerships, in place since the first edition. This ensures the best outreach and most extensive promotion, for the success of Art Jakarta 2018.
Opening by the Governor of DKI Jakarta, Djarot Saiful Hidayat
Art Jakarta 2017 Ambiance
Special Project by Ronald Apriyan
We gladly invite local and international galleries to be part of Art Jakarta 2018 and share in its success. Art Jakarta is the place to interact and promote your artists and participate in Indonesia's growing art market. Don't miss this chance and be an important part in the special 10-year celebration of Art Jakarta.
Celebrating 10 years and beyond Art Jakarta 2018.