Article: ‘Agung Kurniawan: Tackling Taboos’

Agung Kurniawan, Very Very Happy Victim, 1996
Agung Kurniawan, Very Very Happy Victim, 1996

Depicting prisoners hanging by their feet, bound with ropes but still smiling like clowns, Very Very Happy Victim (1996) reflects people’s inability to recognize the importance of free expression for their lives, instead tolerating torture.

This is an excerpt of an article published in Art Asia Pacific, (123), 36-37.