Boedi Widjaja: Rivers and lakes tanah dan air
Imaginary homeland: kang ouw (四)
Carbon transfer paper, carbon on Awagami Shiramine, light guide plate, light reflector, LED strip and driver, wiring, acrylic and wood
code: OT_8424

The bifacial installation evokes a drawing split into its positive and negative; and the image’s duality is  illuminated. The drawing is composed of frame-by-frame major combat scenes from a 2016 remake of 三少爷的剑 (Death duel), a 1977 classic based on Gu Long’s novel of the same name. Inserted into the drawing is transliteration of the first four lines of the novel, from Chinese to Javanese script hana caraka: 剑气纵横三万里。一剑光寒十九洲。残秋。木叶萧萧,夕阳满天。(The sword crisscrosses 30,000 li. The blade freezes 19 lands. Dying autumn. Weeping trees; dusking sky.)

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Boedi Widjaja: Rivers and lakes Tanah dan air 12.07, 2018 -02.10, 2019

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