Narration, subversion as well as satire in Tita Salina’s 1001st Island

Two years back, the National Gallery of Australia’s Contemporary Worlds: Indonesia event available to the general public. In the 3rd room of the gallery area was a sculpture included one tonne of plastic; wrapped in fishing webs to make an island, as well as sustained by oil barrels and also drifts. Under the warm glow of an incandescent …

Island: The A Lot Of Sustainable Island in the Archipelago (2015), by the Jakarta-based artist, Tita Salina. 1001st Island– The Majority Of Sustainable Island in Island Chain( 2015) Single-channel video: 14:11 minutes, colour, sound.Produced for Jakarta Biennale(Jakarta, Indonesia), 2015., Tita transforms the image of this chain of islands on its head; stepping in as well as subverting the vision, gaze, and also expectation of the “unique” and “romantic” by instead supplying viewers with an island that is satirical, buffooning, as well as subversive. 1001st Island: The Most Lasting Island in the Archipelago(2015)Single-channel video: 14:11 mins, colour, sound. Standing atop the makeshift island of trash, Tita highlights one of the essential mysteries of this chain of islands: to reach these frequently personal, picturesque, and (seemingly) pristine heavens, you should first cross the sea of waste found in Jakarta Bay.