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‘Book of Beasts’ exhibit explores Goenawan Mohamad’s joy of the unexpected

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In this article: Goenawan Mohamad

Written by Richard Horstman, and was originally published in Jakarta Post

Jan 18, 2023

Renowned poet, essayist, playwright and editor Goenawan Mohamad presents his first exhibition of prints, created during his artist-in-residence program at the DEVFTO Printmaking Institute. Goenawan Mohamad's Kitab Hewan: Book of Beasts exhibition is open from Feb. 3 to March 5 at Sika Gallery in Ubud, Bali, featuring a collection of his prints as an outcome of a residency program at the DEVFTO Printmaking Institute. “Prior to the pandemic, I knew nothing about printmaking, even though I greatly appreciated the [artistic] genre. Then, while attending an exhibition in Ubud in April 2021, I met Devy Ferdianto, Indonesia’s master printmaker, and I wanted to learn from him,” Goenawan told The Jakarta Post.

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