Monochromatic Lempad: From Sutasoma to Kekayi In Copulation
Tuesday, 2 July 2019
THE piece of art on display using video mapping was arresting. It was as if the very hand of the late I Gusti Nyoman Lempad himself had magically appeared and made an etching on the Salihara Gallery wall in South Jakarta in mid-June. The etching on the wall flowed and became a table bearing offerings, the mainstay of religious ritual by adherents of Balinese Hinduism.
The table of offerings on the black wall then transmuted. The hand unseen bega...
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