“Land of Freedom”: Indonesian artist Heri Dono at Tang Contemporary Art, Hong Kong

Heri Dono explores power structures and reflects upon socio-political issues of the current times in his new series of works.

The show is the Indonesian artist’s first solo gallery exhibition in Hong Kong, featuring satirical caricatures of the complex global political arena. Art Radar spoke to the artist to find out more about the works on show.

Inspired by traditional Javanese style puppet theatre Wayang Kulit, Jakarta-born Indonesian artist Heri Dono draws attention to international political issues through depictions of fantastical mythological characters with a contemporary flair. His current solo exhibition entitled “Land of Freedom” is on view at Tang Contemporary Art in Hong Kong until 12 August 2017.

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