2011 September

Daughter of the Village © Mahesh Shantaram

Mahesh Shantaram — Daughter of the Village

By Mahesh Shantaram. She, an Australian of Iranian ethnic origin, coming home to the in-laws. He, from the heart of Chambal Valley, dacoit territory, shows off his new bride to the village. They, united by common faith. It’s true what they say — love is blind and anything’s possible.

Opening Night — After The Fall by Hin Chua

Opening Night — After The Fall by Hin Chua

Another Tuesday, another opening night of our latest exhibition — After The Fall by Hin Chua. After 4 previous exhibition of B/W prints, this time we think… at last, we have colours on our walls and it’s beautiful. I think we need more variety for the next exhibitions. And, perhaps, with bigger prints. Earlier on […]

Black Man Ray T-Shirt — Yamasaki Ko-ji & Henrycus

Black Man Ray T-shirt — Yamasaki Ko-ji & Henrycus

If you looked closely at the photos from our last event, you probably have noticed the appearance of Black Man Ray T-shirts. Yes, we are making some exclusive T-shirts — currently for limited distribution only for friends and participants of our events. But this T-shirt is even more limited — not even the co-founder of […]

After The Fall exhibition by Hin Chua

After The Fall by Hin Chua

AFTER THE FALL / A solo photography exhibition by Hin Chua / Sep 20 – Oct 23, 2011 / Kedai Bahagia, Bandung

After The Fall © Hin Chua

Hin Chua — After The Fall

“For me, these photographs explore the effects of the conflicts and collisions that are gradually and chaotically reshaping the spaces around us, played out in slow motion with unpredictable, often disturbing results.”

Table for One © Samantha Tio

Samantha Tio — Table for One

“Table for One” © Samantha Tio, 2009-2010 From what I read, Samantha Tio began this series as a therapy for her heartbreak. That evening, a dinner that was meant to be for two ended up a lonesome meal for one. I began to consider how sublime this experience of dining alone could be for someone […]

Extraordinary Journey © Sandi Jaya Saputra

Sandi Jaya Saputra — Extraordinary Journey

from (“Extraordinary Journey“) © Sandi Jaya Saputra, 2008-2011 Photographer Sandi Jaya Saputra has some interesting series up on his website but this particular set — titled “Extraordinary Journey” — caught my attention. It looks to be an ongoing journey around West Java from 2008 until now that Sandi describes as a process to search for […]

Black Man Ray featured on eRenlai Magazine

Black Man Ray featured on eRenlai

During the preparation of our fourth exhibition, Hubert Kilian introduced us to eRenlai Magazine — an Asia-Pacific magazine on cultural, social, and spiritual concerns. Later they asked us to run an article about us. After we answer some of their questions, on August our article is up, titled Coffee and Photographs. Thank you very much, […]

Black Man Ray featured on Salamatahari

Black Man Ray featured on Salamatahari

Few months ago, Dea from Salamatahari — a weekly online magazine run single-handedly by her — accompanied by Henrycus came and visited us on the gallery. There we talked and talked and talked in between hot noodle and ice teh tarik. On last July, article about us was published, titled Black Man Ray – In […]