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The exhibition that never opened

Julie Ewington

MOELYONO, Pameran untuk Marsinah, 1993, installation view of the interrogation scene with the inggeh panels behind. Photograph Dadang Christanto.

In 1993 one of the most significant events on the Indonesian arts calendar was an exhibition that never opened. 'Pameran untuk Marsinah' (Exhibition for Marsinah) was scheduled for 12 August at Dewan Kesenian Surabaya (Surabaya Arts Centre), in the great industrial city of East Java. Moelyono, one of Indonesia's best-known and most innovative community artists, had worked in close conjunction with a local group to develop…

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