Toko Pura-Pura (Quasi-shop)
Jakarta-based artist collective ruangrupa stages 'Toko Pura-Pura' as a play on toko rupa-rupa, or 'assorted shop'—where many of Hong Kong's Indonesian domestic workers' daily needs are met. Utilising old and new archives, the shop serves as a transactional space where knowledge and ideas are exchanged through collaborations with Hong Kong-based artists, musicians, designers, and cultural initiatives.
Here are their thoughts...
15 December 2016
Toko Pura-Pura Manifesto(ko) in 'Bahasa Indonesia'
10 December 2016
Toko Pura-Pura Manifesto(ko) e-dossier
9 March 2016
A quick sketch of Quasi-shop in germination by Farid Rakun