ABHK 2018 Spotlight on Southeast Asia: Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan

17 May 2018

“Artist Isabel Aquilizan observed that in Indonesia, “sickle-making is a dying industry,” and that the work was very much her and her husband’s “documentation of the everyday,” based on observations of rural life while on a residency in Yogyakarta. She recalled seeing Indonesian farmers setting off to work carrying their sickles, but to farm land which was not owned by them.”

Plural Art features Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan’s Left–Wing Project (Belok Kiri Jalan Terus) for the Encounters sector in their roundup of the Southeast Asian works at Art Basel Hong Kong 2018. Read the full article here.