Indonesian born Jumaadi came to Australia in 2008 to study at the National Art School, Sydney, where he completed a Bachelor of Fine Art and a Master of Fine Art. Living and working in Sydney, Jumaadi has regular exhibitions in Australia and participats in international exhibitions, residencies and workshops. He is currently performing at the Moscow Biennial.
Cry baby Cry is the first solo exhibition of Jumaadi in Brisbane and follows a successful launch of his work in a group exhibition, Platform 2013, in August 2013. Cry baby Cry will feature works on paper, wall mounted aluminium works and wood sculptures. ‘Loneliness was part of it‘ is a series of small works featuring TS Eliot poetry – “let us go then you and I, when the evening is spread out against the sky like a patient otherwise upon a table : let us to through deserted street, the maturing retreats of restless night in one-night cheap hotels, and sawdust restaurants with oysters shells”.
34 gouache on canvas paper, 21 x 15 cm.