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Facing the Others - Ragil Dwi Putra Solo Exhibition



RUBANAH Underground Hub, Jakarta, 2019, 9.February – 9. March 2019, Curated by Gesyada Siregar

Facing The Others is a photo-performance work series in a form of stop motion videos that Ragil Dwi Putra had done for almost a year. During that period, he borrowed 154 other people’s clothing that has different cultural, gender, social and functional characteristics. The various clothes were worn on his body in front of a mirror and then photographed using a camera. The idea of this work departs from his curiosity about what would happen if the clothes representing various identities are placed in a foreign body - his own body. Will it create a new identity or just the opposite?

Also featured in:

Ragil Dwi Putra’s site
Rubanah Underground Hub
The Jakarta Post - Facing the Others’: An exhibition of many layers by Marcel Thee


All of the pictures are documentation of Ragil Dwi Putra