Jakarta Biennale

 Nadiah Bamadhaj, Casting Spells for the Movement (Merapal Mantra untuk Gerakhan),  (2021). Installation view from the 2021 Jakarta Biennale. Courtesy: Jakarta Biennale

Nadiah Bamadhaj, Casting Spells for the Movement (Merapal Mantra untuk Gerakhan), (2021). Installation view from the 2021 Jakarta Biennale. Courtesy: Jakarta Biennale

At the Jakarta Biennale, critical engagement should be evaluated not only through the art on display, but through the invisible forces that permeate below the threshold of vision. How does air – and the control of its circulation – index the political condition of being alive?