Burning Bodies-Burning Country II @ Arahmaiani. 1998

Publié le par Olivier Lussac

 Arahmaiani Burning bodies II 1999

- ARAHMAIANI, Burning Bodies-Burning Country II, Cultural Center Phillipines (CCP), Manila.

Installation and performance at the conference ‘Women Imaging Women: Home, Body, Memory’, Manille. Acrylic paint, plastic flowers, scissors, crowbar, rice, drum frame

This piece refers to a concrete incident: during a demonstration against the Suharto regime in May 1998, four students were killed. Riots and pillages, mostly directed against the Chinese population, were the consequence. Some 1500 people were victim of the three days of terror and hundreds of women raped.

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