Sat, 10 Jul 2004

Seventy artists attend festival

YOGYAKARTA: Seventy artists, comprising painters, graphic artists, sculptors, ceramic and installation artists, will display their latest works at the 16th Yogyakarta Arts Festival (FKY) which ended on July 17 at Taman Siswa building here.

Festival chairman Kuss Indarto said that the artists were a mix of the older generation, such as Entang Wiharso, Sigit Santosa, Budi Ubrux, Diah Yulianti and Samuel Indratmo, with talented debutantes like Yudi Sulistyo, Oskar Matano and Bayu Yuliansyah.

Kuss said that the artists had to undergo a tight selection process. He said that earlier, 250 artists applied to take part in this event, but only 70 of them were selected.

This year, the festival's theme is "Barcode" -- JP